New vans running on petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030 as the government forges ahead with its “extremely aggressive” phase out of conventional combustion engines. A consultation into the transition from diesel HGVs to zero-emission freight transport has also been promised as part of the government’s plan for a so-called “green industrial revolution”. But critics said the £4bn investment was too small to meet the scale of the challenge, with recent research suggesting £16.7bn […]
Freight forwarding technology company E-Gistics has landed a government-funded £131,000 cash injection for its new online distribution platform which matches vendors and independent hauliers.
The EU has infuriated Europe’s major truck builders by setting highly challenging standards for cuts in CO2 emissions to be achieved in very short timescales.