Retrofit equipment will be available for hauliers ahead of the start of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) next April, according to TfL. From 8 April 2019 HGVs entering central London will need to comply with Euro-6 engine emission regulations or face a daily fine of £100. TfL was responding to a request for an exemption for recovery operators from Barking, Essex-based Boleyn Recovery and Fleet Services. In a letter seen by MT, Jeffrey Johns, compliance manager at the business, […]
Motor Transport and Birmingham City Council invite operators to free clean air roadshow on 10 October
Operators affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to attend a free half-day event, hosted by Motor Transport in partnership with the city council, to learn about the scheme’s progress and gain invaluable advice for keeping your fleet compliant.
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
The health benefits from London’s Low Emission Zone have failed to materialise because levels of harmful particles have not changed, an influential group of MPs has been told.