The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has changed its name to Zemo Partnership, to reflect the country’s aim to be net zero by 2050. The non-profit organisation said ‘low’ was no longer enough amid the climate emergency and that it would ensure transport achieved the aim of bringing all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Zemo’s member organisations will now be asked to commit to a partnership charter, supporting the objective of accelerating the transition. Andy Eastlake, Zemo […]
Hauliers will be able to buy fully electric heavy duty trucks from Volvo next year, as the manufacturer ramps up its move towards fossil-free transport.
Twenty four hauliers are being given the chance to test drive the Denby Eco Link B-Double truck next week at RHA’s latest Ride and Drive day.
The government’s announcement last week that it is cutting the grants for plug-in vehicles makes very little difference to HGV operators on the simple basis that only three commercial vehicles with GVWs above 3.5 tonnes are currently eligible for any kind of grant support. These are the BYD Auto eDucato 4.25-tonne GVW van, the FUSO eCanter and the Paneltex Z75. There is no grant funding under the scheme for trucks over 12 tonnes GVW anyway.