Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently. Spanish start up Kiwi Last Mile was formed two years ago to develop a new route model that uses vans as mobile warehouses rather than delivery vehicles and so makes them far more productive. Founder Alex Tortras explained that research had shown that delivery vans were parked for as much as 70% of the working […]
RHA demands alternatively fueled vehicles have at least 12-year lifespan after petrol and diesel ban is brought forward
The government must provide reassurance that cleaner lorries running on alternative fuels will last for at least 12 years if the industry is to decarbonise within the next 20 years, according to the RHA.
Speakers at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have urged politicians to give haulers much clearer guidelines on the part the sector should play in a zero emissions future.
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.