At the recent FT Future of Mobility summit, National Grid project director for electric vehicles Graeme Cooper presented on the future of road transport. Motor Transport caught up with him to take a more detailed look at the role of the grid in enabling electric vehicle charging. While HGVs powered by battery electric or hydrogen fuel cells are still some way off volume production, the current UK government’s vision of a net-zero carbon emissions economy by 2050 means fossil fuels’ […]
London haulier ELB Partners has hit out at the government for “moving the goalposts” on plans to phase out diesel engines.
Another packed audience of 1,200 transport professionals assembled for the sixth annual Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to hear a series of top class speakers outline the key challenges and opportunities facing the road transport industry.
If one thing is certain as the UK heads to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 it is that no one low carbon technology has emerged to provide the answer to decarbonising heavy, long distance freight transport in the near term.