The next government must establish a new, ring-fenced freight scrappage fund to help operators working within Clean Air Zones (CAZ) to upgrade their lorries, according to the BVRLA. The rental and leasing organisation has produced a seven-point manifesto, which it said provides “clear, costed policy measures that will help tackle air quality” and accelerate the transition to a net-zero emission economy. It said the average rental or leased HGV is nearly half as old as the UK average (3.3 years […]
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.
The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery.