The FTA is urging local authorities to look beyond the “short-lived” benefits of clean air zones (CAZ) and divert funds into helping operators upgrade their fleets rather than penalising them. The call, made in a briefing document dubbed Cleaning the Air, argues that CAZ will only bring short term benefits since the fleet replacement cycle will see Euro 6 vehicles replace polluting vehicles “as a matter of course”. It argues that instead of spending on CAZ implementation costs, councils should […]
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.