Leeds City Council has urged logistics operators to engage with team members as it looks to shape its final clean air zone (CAZ) business case for government. The council last week revealed full details of its CAZ plans, which saw it mitigate the impact of the zone on businesses by reducing the geographic area affected and halving its originally proposed daily fee for non-compliant trucks from £100 to £50. Its revised CAZ plan, which the council said was developed following […]
Scania has revealed plans to launch a range of fast-charging electric long-distance HGVs within the next few years as it ramps up its drive towards battery-powered sustainable vehicles.
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.
The European Union may soon consider raising the bar on air quality requirements affecting diesel engines, after publication of a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report claims evidence of a link between fine particulate matter and a range of health issues including atherosclerosis, respiratory disease, diabetes and even cardiovascular problems.