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 […]
Plans to extend a quarry in South Yorkshire have attracted dozens of objections, despite the number of predicted HGVs remaining the same and a “markedly low” road traffic incident rate.
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.