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. To alleviate pressures on fleet operators, hauliers, freight forwarders and other businesses in the transport and logistics sector, the chancellor must introduce transitional relief to aid them during the introduction of clean air zones (CAZs). It is now only a matter of months until the start […]
The Scottish Government has rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to introduce congestion charging to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles.
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]