Waste operator Veolia has successfully trialled the first retrofit exhaust after-treatment system for RCVs to be approved under the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS). The scheme enables older vehicles to reach the Euro-6 emissions standards required by London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and national clean air zones. Working in partnership with Westminster City Council and retrofit firm Eminox, Veolia has been operating two Euro-5 bin lorries fitted with the new technology in the capital and has reported a 99% […]
Ahead of Monday’s (29 October) budget, Andrew Galliers, senior tax manager and transport and logistics sector specialist at accountancy firm Menzies, sets out his thoughts on assisting operators with the transition to a sustainable future. Motor Transport
Viridor, the refuse and recycling operator, saw its turnover boosted by an acquisition spree last year, but profit fell as growth in recycling failed to offset a fall in landfill volumes. Viridor bought JWS Churngold for £14.25m in November 2011, having purchased Storm Recycling in June of that year and In January 2011 Veolia’s trade waste collection interests in Cornwall and North Devon and its industrial and commercial collection interests in Devon and Somerset. The company, which now makes half […]
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.