Freight operators are encouraged to take part in Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan consultation, which will run for seven weeks. It proposes a series of measures to improve air quality across the 10 local authorities within the region, including a charging clean air zone (CAZ) and a £59m Clean Freight Fund to help fleets achieve compliance. If approved, Greater Manchester’s CAZ will be the largest outside of London covering 500 square miles. It would be implemented from 2021 and see […]
Thermo King has approved the use of fossil-free hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as a sustainable alternative to traditional diesel to power its refrigeration units.
The FTA is calling on its members to urge Bristol City Council to drop proposals for a charging clean air zone (CAZ), which will see diesel cars allowed free access to most of the zone whilst non-compliant HGVs face charges of £100 a day.
The British Vehicle Leasing and Rental Association (BVLRA) is calling on councils operating Clean Air Zones to promote leasing and rental as a way to help operators transition sooner to low emission vehicles.