Motor Transport was launched in 1905 as Motor Traction. Here we look back on a story published 100 years ago. MONDAY, JULY 26TH, 1920 Progress of Investigations by the Fuel Research Board. On Thursday, July 15th, the Director of Fuel Research – Sir George Bielby – invited representatives of the press to attend a meeting of the Scientific and Industrial Research Department to receive an account of the progress made by the Board into the problems connected with alternative fuels […]
Global logistics firm Brambles has announced a plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, bringing its original target forward by a decade.
New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 9.5% in the first three months of 2021, signalling signs of recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The case for moving to electric trucks has become even more compelling after fuel prices soared to such levels that it is now cheaper to charge up an HGV than fuel a diesel model, according to freight booker Zeus Labs.