Operators set to be affected by the Bath Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to a free, half-day workshop to find out more from the council. Taking place on 6 March at Bath Racecourse, the event is being organised by Motor Transport in partnership with Bath & North East Somerset Council. Bath’s CAZ proposal means commercial vehicle operators would need to ensure their fleet vehicles meet Euro-6 standards for diesel to avoid being charged in the designated area. Suggested charges […]
DfT approves longer cabs and aerodynamic features but Don-Bur warns against “Heath Robinson” designs
HGV operators have been given the go-head by DfT to use aerodynamic flaps and longer cabs to cut fuel consumption and emissions but trailer manufacturer Don-Bur warned this week that until the “Heath Robinson-style” designs currently available on the market are replaced with something more durable, uptake could be slow and expensive for operators.
A survey by Mercedes-Benz Vans UK has revealed that more than 60% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) plan to switch to electric vehicles.
ULEMCo has secured an order with Scottish company James A Cuthbertson to make Glasgow City Council’s existing fleet and some new gritters hydrogen enabled.