The FTA has hailed new figures showing a dip in HGV greenhouse gas emissions as “a positive and encouraging step” in its bid to help the government achieve its proposed 15% reduction target by 2025. THE 2019 results from the FTA’s Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) showed members of the voluntary group achieved a 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions last year and decreased their average kg of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per vehicle km to 0.72, from […]
Last week’s flurry of clean air zone (CAZ) announcements from major UK cities has left logistics operators in no doubt that the clock is ticking for Euro-5 lorries in urban areas.
Freight operators only have a few days left to give their views on joint air quality proposals being explored by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside Councils.
Operators attending a Clean Air Roadshow in Manchester want to see a lower charge for Euro-5 HGVs entering the Greater Manchester clean air zone proposed for summer 2021 to avoid a huge shift from large trucks to vans.