The launch of the controversial Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) yesterday (1 June) has created confusion among drivers trying to pay the fees for the first time, after it emerged that they won’t be charged for the first two weeks of the scheme. This decision was not communicated to businesses or the general public before today’s launch which resulted in fierce criticism from the Conservative opposition at Birmingham City Council. The local authority confirmed this morning that drivers in non-compliant […]
Commercial developer St Francis Group has won grant funding from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership to deliver a new, speculative 113,000 sq ft warehouse logistics scheme in Walsall which could create 200 new jobs.
Last month, Daimler Trucks and the Volvo Group finally established the hydrogen fuel cell joint venture the two companies announced last year. It promises a significant step forward in the production of electric drivelines for both companies.
A task force made up of automotive experts that can oversee plans to ban new diesel, petrol and hybrid vehicles needs to be created, or else environmental targets could be missed, a transport body has warned.