New research by Rivus Fleet Solutions and the AA has revealed that, while fleet managers accept the need to move towards an alternatively fuelled future, many are continuing to invest in “more cost-effective” Euro-6 diesel vehicles. In a survey of 500 car and light CV fleet decision makers for the latest Operational Fleet Insight Report, researchers found the remaining barriers were cost, charging location, charging time and driver training. A “wait and see” attitude remained prevalent, the report said, although […]
The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe.
The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker.
Emergency refuge areas row reignites, as AA survey suggests public has concerns about Smart Motorway project
The House of Commons Transport Committee has renewed its call for longer and more frequent emergency refuge areas on all-lane running (ALR) schemes, after an AA survey revealed more than a fifth of drivers rate ALR motorways as dangerous.