HGV operators won’t hit net zero targets without more support, DfT warned


The government’s target of phasing out non-zero tailpipe emission HGVs from 2035 might be “impossibly fast” and interim solutions are required, according to hauliers. As ministers geared up to host ‘Transport Day’ at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, the DfT confirmed its recent proposals to ban the sale of HGVs over 26 tonnes that are not zero-emission from 2040, with those under 26 tonnes phased out in 2035. The BVRLA said it welcomed the DfT’s intention to consult on […]