NOx emissions from trucks have dropped by at least 59% in just six years, driven by the industry’s £1.9bn investment in Euro-6 vehicles. Government figures show a continual year-on-year decline since 2013 with the RHA predicting hauliers will have reduced NOx output by at least 80% by 2025. In contrast, the RHA said the proportion of NOx emissions from other transport and passenger cars has increased, from 20% to 29% and 14.5% to 16% respectively. However, in its own report […]
Transport Minister Baroness Vere (pictured) will discuss the importance of the road freight industry for driving economic growth at a transport conference in May.
Transport minister Baroness Vere said extending drivers’ hours was “definitely not a long-term solution” to the burgeoning recruitment crisis and that the industry had known for a long time this problem was on the horizon.
Biffa has launched 27 brand-new zero emission electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) on the streets of Manchester today (8 March), in partnership with Manchester City Council which is investing £10m in the initiative.