The use of hydrogen as a fuel for trucks is being trialled in the Netherlands, with a 27-tonne rigid being operated in retail logistics. The project is intended to deliver proof of readiness of hydrogen technology for heavy-duty applications in real-life conditions and provide a basis for the development of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle industry. Built by VDL and operated by zero-emission transport provider Breytner, the three-month trial of the truck will involve it helping replenish stores and feeder lines for […]
Motor Transport and Birmingham City Council invite operators to free clean air roadshow on 10 October
Operators affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to attend a free half-day event, hosted by Motor Transport in partnership with the city council, to learn about the scheme’s progress and gain invaluable advice for keeping your fleet compliant.
The UK government has been accused of ‘passing the buck’ over clean air policies and ignoring practical solutions to reduce emissions.
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.