Middleton-based Romac Logistics has added 10 new 4×2 IVECO S-WAY CNG tractors to its 220-strong fleet, with plans to add a further ten of them later this year. The company said the addition of the ten CNG-powered trucks have already attracted new enquiries, thanks to their ability to cut CO2 emissions substantially. Each truck is expected to cover around 160,000kms per year and will deliver CO2 emission cuts of around 125 tonnes per vehicle per year. The ten trucks, supplied […]
The European Union may soon consider raising the bar on air quality requirements affecting diesel engines, after publication of a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report claims evidence of a link between fine particulate matter and a range of health issues including atherosclerosis, respiratory disease, diabetes and even cardiovascular problems.
Government plans to double the number of electric vehicle charge points to nearly 8,000 this year by offering £20m of funding to local authorities do not go far enough, a leading think tank warned this week.