London haulier ELB Partners has hit out at the government for “moving the goalposts” on plans to phase out diesel engines. Last week, a UK ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars was brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest. The change came after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK wants to achieve its zero carbon emissions by 2050. However, ELB MD Peter Eason said the “ever-changing EV plans are causing uncertainty” […]
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.
Renewable fuels are “one of the most rapid and economically viable” ways to decarbonise HGVs, according to the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).
Recent figures from business intelligence firm JATO revealed an astounding rise in global demand for electric vehicles, with sales of non-hybrid cars increasing by 92% over a 12-month period. This is perhaps the clearest sign yet that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are finally a viable alternative in the consumer sector.