Birmingham City Council has developed a new website to help operators understand pending clean air zone requirements and provide fleet upgrade advice. Business Breathes features information on low-emission vehicles, grants and incentives that will be available if businesses need to upgrade their vehicles to avoid charges. It also provides online tools such as a CAZ postcode checker and a calculator to work out costs and savings of new vehicles being explored. Information on public refuelling facilities and funding to install […]
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.
UPS has rolled out 15 range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) in Birmingham and Southampton to overcome the range limitations it said pure electric delivery vehicles can face reaching depots or warehouses based outside the city centre.
Operators attending a Clean Air Roadshow in Manchester want to see a lower charge for Euro-5 HGVs entering the Greater Manchester clean air zone proposed for summer 2021 to avoid a huge shift from large trucks to vans.