Applications for financial support for HGV operators affected by the forthcoming Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will launch at the end of next month, according to the transport body delivering the plan. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) said its CAZ is due to be rolled out on 30 May 2022, with an ambition to bring down nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels on local roads to within legal limits. More than £120m in government funding has been secured to support eligible […]
HGVs are the most challenging road vehicles to transition to electric or hydrogen power, a practical and affordable solution is 20 to 30 years away. This is why major logistics companies across the UK are today switching away from diesel to biomethane gas as a transport fuel, which can be supplied as both gaseous and liquefied fuels.
The DfT is to hold a zero-emission vehicle summit in Birmingham this September.
A coroner’s decision not to produce a report outlining action that must be taken to reduce air pollution, after ruling that the death of a nine-year-old girl was caused by it, has surprised lawyers.