EU law-makers today reached a provisional agreement that will see truck makers forced to slash CO2 emissions of new trucks by nearly a third by 2030. Agreed targets require a CO2 reduction from new lorries of 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030, with a review set for 2022 to ensure the latter target takes into account latest technology. It will be the first time a European standard for truck CO2 emissions has been agreed. The new emissions rules form […]
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
European online consumers believe Brexit will lead to slower online delivery and less choice of UK goods, according to research by Whistl.
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]