Freight operators only have a few days left to give their views on joint air quality proposals being explored by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside Councils. Options being considered include a charging clean air zone with a proposed daily fee of £50 for HGVs; a low-emission zone with cross-river tolls; and a ban on goods vehicles using part of the central motorway during peak hours. A consultation on the proposals, which was launched in February, is due to close on […]
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
Continental launches website to explain new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption
Tyre firm Continental has launched a “microsite” for HGV operators, explaining new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption.
Ocado Group has doubled the number of trucks in its fleet running on natural gas after ordering a further 30 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units.