HGVs could be banned from Oxford’s city centre during peak hours from next year, and also be subject to a congestion charge in the outer city by 2022. Under the proposals, which follow a public consultation, plans to ban HGVs from entering an inner Red Zone have been fast forwarded from 2035 to 2020. The proposals are part of Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Councils’ updated plans for a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in the city centre. In a […]
Researchers at Aston University have claimed commercial fleets could halve their emissions and better meet clean air targets using new technology which imitates how ants share knowledge and scales it up to optimise routes around busy cities.
Thermo King has approved the use of fossil-free hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as a sustainable alternative to traditional diesel to power its refrigeration units.
A bin lorry at the end of its normal working life has been repowered with a zero-emission, all-electric motor for a trial taking place in Greenwich, London.