Clean air zones could deliver £6.5bn of economic returns but only if polluting private cars are banned and the government boosts its funding for the schemes, according to research commissioned by a group of council leaders. An analysis carried out by financial consultants CEPA on behalf of UK100, which represent 14 mayors and city leaders, found that a Class D CAZ – the only option to include polluting private cars – could see up to £4.30 returned for every £1 invested […]
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]
London’s low-emission zone will go live on 8 April 2019, London mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed.
While gas trucks are still a rare sight on UK roads, buses operating in towns and cities have been running on natural gas for years.