Industry groups urge government to back new roadmap for decarbonisation


The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has created a roadmap for members to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. It said that if its ‘Green Compact’ is implemented to its full potential then the entire industry could be decarbonised “well before 2050”. The initiative has five pillars, including the implementation of low and zero carbon fuels; more efficient logistics with wider use of eco-trucks; shorter fleet renewal cycles and driver education and training. Umberto de Pretto, IRU secretary general, said: “Road […]