Grants to help companies shift freight from road to more sustainable alternatives are to be made available after the government announced its next big push towards a zero-carbon economy. As well as investing £350m to support the electrification of UK vehicles and their supply chain and another £620m in grants for EVs and charging points, the government said it would also encourage goods to be moved by rail, bikes and canals. Its Net Zero plan said the majority of greenhouse […]
The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to give the government’s net zero carbon emissions strategy a big boost, and the new Commercial Motor Show virtual conference will take a look at the options for decarbonising heavy road transport.
Two specific issues have been identified with hydrogen that the truck sector needs to deal with: firstly, the development and construction of efficient fuel cells. Then secondly, the distribution of hydrogen to ensure that trucks can be refuelled safely and quickly.
Just over a year after Tuffnells’ management buyout, the irregular dimension and weight (IDW) carrier is hailing a major turnaround, after a loss-making period under previous ownership.