The decision to ban all but Euro-6 trucks from working on the HS2 rail project is “virtue signalling”, the RHA said this week The criticism follows the announcement this week by HS2 Limited, the public body tasked with overseeing the project, that all vehicles along the length of the 345 mile site must be Euro-6 standard. HS2’s director of environment, Peter Miller, said: “We are determined to use the project’s scale and duration to help cut the release of harmful […]
Firethorn Trust is looking to build a 500,000sq ft logistics park in Peterborough with plans to open it in the summer of 2022.
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 […]
Volta Trucks said it hopes to roll out its first electric vehicle later this year after the value of its order books hit $260m.