The government has rejected Greater Manchester’s request for a £116m support fund to help local businesses upgrade to compliant fleet vehicles. More than half of this total was to form a £59m Clean Freight Fund for helping local firms upgrade to compliant HGVs and vans. In a letter sent to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which represents all 10 boroughs across the region, environment secretary Therese Coffey said she needed to see “fuller justification for each measure identified”. She […]
The government needs to act swiftly to decide which zero-emission route HGVs must take if the UK is to achieve ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets.
Gnewt Cargo, the zero-emission final-mile delivery firm, has ordered an additional three Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL vans to work across central London on its TNT Express contract.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on introducing clean air zones (CAZs) in areas with poor air quality, which could see the most polluting lorries and vans prevented from entering, or charged for access.