The government has announced funding for four British biofuel plants as part of its Transport Decarbonisation Plan which aims to deliver net-zero carbon emissions in the UK by 2050. Two of the new biofuel projects are being funded under the government’s £20m Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition. KEW Projects and Rika Biogas have been awarded a share of £6.5m to build plants that will provide green fuel for heavy goods vehicles. The project at KEW projects will also […]
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
The government has rejected the idea of extending student loans for funding licence acquisition, saying it was “not appropriate”.
Kinaxia Logistics chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) has welcomed today’s (March 11) Budget in which the Chancellor promised that the NHS will get “whatever it needs, whatever it costs” to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.