The Treasury has very little idea about how it will manage declining fuel duty revenues as people move away from fossil fuels to cleaner alternatives, according to a damning new report from MPs. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said there was a lack of “understanding, leadership and coordination” at both the Treasury and HM Revenue & Customs and both possessed a “limited understanding of the environmental impact” of taxes, such as fuel duty, the landfill tax and the aggregates levy. […]
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
Waste operator Veolia has successfully trialled the first retrofit exhaust after-treatment system for RCVs to be approved under the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS).