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. Leeds had asked the government for a total of £40m to fund its CAZ of which £27m was earmarked to help local businesses upgrade their non-compliant fleets ahead of the introduction of the zone in January 2020. Around £13m of the £27m funding pot had been promised to the HGV […]
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.
Government support for Nottingham’s decision to reject plans for a charging clean air zone (CAZ) had opened the door for other cities to follow its example, according to the FTA.