A targeted vehicle renewal scheme to help small businesses replace older lorries is being called for by city mayors across England and Wales. The truck replacement scheme is one of a number of demands made by 17 mayors and civic leaders in a letter to Theresa May which calls for the prime minister to take immediate action to fight air pollution. The letter calls for a national clean air action plan to be implemented as a matter of urgency. Signatories […]
Clean air zones could deliver £6.5bn of economic returns but only if polluting private cars are banned and the government boosts its funding for the schemes, according to research commissioned by a group of council leaders.
Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has set its sights on the European market with plans to launch a range of electric trucks later this year.
Companies have been invited to bid for up to £15m in funding to develop low emission technology for road freight vehicles.