Greater Manchester has revealed proposals to implement a charging clean air zone (CAZ) spanning all 10 local authorities in the region by 2021. It will be the largest CAZ outside of London, stretching across 500 square miles. Operators of non-compliant HGVs, buses/coaches, taxis, minibuses and private hire vehicles will be charged a daily fee to enter when the CAZ starts in 2021. The proposed fee is £100 per day for HGVs not meeting Euro-6 standard. From 2023 vans will also […]
Scania’s 540 S tractor has come top of two comparison tests run in Germany by European trade magazines.
Falling levels of air pollution during the Covid-19 pandemic could see Leeds and Sheffield City Councils drop their plans for charging Clean Air Zones.
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]