A coroner’s decision not to produce a report outlining action that must be taken to reduce air pollution, after ruling that the death of a nine-year-old girl was caused by it, has surprised lawyers. Last week, coroner Philip Barlow ruled that air pollution had made a material contribution to the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, who lived in Lewisham, south east London. It is the first time in the UK – and possibly the world – that pollution has been recognised […]
Electric vehicle supplier and manufacturer Bedeo has announced a new deal to provide refrigerated vans to Ocado.
Gasrec has bet a small fortune on the future of natural gas as a road transport fuel. Chief executive Rob Wood tells Steve Hobson that the odds are moving in its favour. For those in the road transport industry with long memories, the era of gas-powered vehicles has dawned before – but proved to be false. Will things be different this time, as diesel is not only more expensive now but is being demonised for its carbon dioxide, particulate and […]
Global road freight revenues are expected to grow by an average of 4.3% annually from 2020 to 2025, according to new research.