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 […]
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.
This year’s shortlist for the Everywoman Awards is “proof that there are no barriers to success in the industry if you are committed and have the drive to succeed”, according to Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman.
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.