A mandatory 20% cut to CO2 emissions for new trucks by 2025 is “excessively aggressive” and will slow the production process in Europe, manufacturers have warned. The warning from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) follows a vote by the full European Parliament last week in favor of a mandatory 20% cut in CO2 emissions in new trucks by 2025 and a voluntary 35% by 2030. MEPs voted 373 to 285 for the measures, which go beyond the original targets […]
Ordered to clean the air: how the logistics sector found itself in the firing line of the air quality battle
Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution.
Aberdeenshire-based Grampian Continental has opened its second European hub as a result of an increase in oil industry work on the Continent. The firm, which has another base in the Netherlands, has opened a 1,500ft² warehouse in Verona, Italy, to assist with its contracts in Italy and Cyprus. It hopes that this new warehouse will open up new areas for business growth across Europe and North Africa. “This is a very exciting time for the company, the opening of the […]
HGV manufacturers are calling for an EU-wide introduction of 32 metre long high-capacity vehicles to help cut emissions.