Manufacturers must provide definitive timelines about when they intend to make heavier electric vehicles (EVs) available to operators if widespread take-up of the technology is to become a reality, according to the FTA. It said that for a number of years it had urged vehicles makers to progress the development of EVs over 3.5-tonnes – as well as tippers and pickups – and yet its latest research revealed continuing frustration among fleet operators over the limited models available. The FTA […]
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.
The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July.