The government has committed to a target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. It today (12 June) updated the 2008 Climate Change Act, which previously aimed for an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions based on 1990 levels. This new law makes the UK the first major country to propose this target, with other countries expected to follow suit. The move follows recommendations last month from the Committee on Climate Change, which said the UK needed to act […]
Trade associations have welcomed plans for a new secure zone in Calais for UK-bound HGVs but highlighted that more needs to be done to deal with the migrant crisis that has erupted in recent weeks.
Retrofit kits are unlikely to meet the needs of the majority of hauliers facing the rapid advance of emission controls across the UK’s towns and cities, delegates at today’s (6 November) Freight in the City Expo were told.
A recent Motor Transport roundtable debate sponsored by Fraikin looked at what will a zero-emissions truck look like as we start off down the ‘Road to zero’.