The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter. Leeds has also confirmed the inclusion to its CAZ plans of a £13.8m funding pot for hauliers, which will take the form of £15,000 HGV grants to help locally affected business upgrade their fleets. As previously reported by MT and confirmed today by the council, the grants will be flexible in their scope to enable operators to […]
Kuehne + Nagel has put eight new Volvo FH Globetrotter LNG tractor units into 24/7 operation on two major contracts with Whitbread and Costa, as part of a drive to reduce emissions and improve the sustainability of its transport operations.
Government plans for “unfettered cabotage” will be “shockingly damaging” to the UK haulage industry and undermine the progress being made to tackle the UK’s driver shortage, the RHA warned MPs this week.
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.