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” […]
CEMEX is ramping up its efforts to cut its carbon emissions under a new strategy launched this week.
Tesco has revealed that its UK distribution operation has achieved the group’s five-year goal of halving the emissions per case of goods transported. The supermarket’s distribution operation handles 65% of all cases delivered across the global business It has done this by following its ‘F plan’, which has seen emissions per case of goods drop from 0.14kg of CO2 to 0.07kg of CO2. The key components of the strategy are: • Fuller cages and pallets. • Fuller trucks and containers. […]
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.