A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) said “a new conversation” was needed between haulage operators and the government and that by adopting new technologies, such as batteries and hydrogen, it would be possible to achieve zero emissions from freight by 2050. The government has already announced an end to the […]
The volume of goods carried by rail in Great Britain fell last year by 5.5%, new figures from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have shown.
Bath’s clean air zone (CAZ) plans could be delayed after the council received an unprecedented number of responses to its consultation with significant numbers demanding mitigation measures for local businesses and residents.