The mayor of London has announced that a new funding package will be launched later this year to help HGV operators upgrade to less polluting vehicles. Details are still being finalised, but it is expected it will be in the form of a grant of around £15,000 for each polluting lorry, up to a maximum of three vehicles. In addition, the current van scrappage scheme grant will be doubled: operators will now receive £7,000 towards buying a cleaner van, with […]
Pressure is growing on London mayor Sadiq Khan to reverse his decision to increase the congestion charge after the lawyer taking legal action against him told motortransport.co.uk he had received wide-ranging support.
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.
Proposals for either a charging clean air zone (CAZ) or tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges are going back to the drawing board after a public consultation revealed strong opposition to both plans.