Retrofit kits are unlikely to meet the needs of the majority of hauliers facing the rapid advance of emission controls across the UK’s towns and cities, delegates at today’s (6 November) Freight in the City Expo were told. Speaking during session one of the seminar programme, emission control, Natalie Chapman, head of urban policy at the FTA, said that talks with firms working to accredit retrofit systems for Euro-4 and Euro-5 HGVs indicated operators faced a £15,000 to £20,000 bill […]
DAF Trucks is showcasing an 18-tonne LF 230 FA skip-loader chassis, fuelled by hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) at Freight in the City next week.
Nordic parcels and mail firm Bring and Posten is trialling Volta Trucks’ electric HGV – the Volta Zero.
Royal Mail missed its first class mail delivery target last year, after it experienced final mile delivery difficulties during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the wintery weather throughout January, February and March.