Leyland Trucks’ new DAF LF Electric truck was given the seal of approval from DfT minister Trudy Harrison (pictured right) this week. The company, which has been selected to support the DfT’s efforts to increase the use of battery-electric vehicles in commercial transport fleets across the UK, gave Harrison the opportunity to test drive its new 19-tonne DAF LF Electric distribution truck during her tour of the production facility. The MP also met with staff, including apprentices and technicians who […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Truck makers to opt for hydrogen fuel cell technology ahead of tough new EU emission targets, says report
Truck manufacturers are investing in hydrogen fuel-cell technology to develop zero-emissions trucks in order to avoid paying hefty penalties for non-compliance with carbon-emission reduction targets from 2025, according to a report by credit rating firm Fitch Ratings.
Government must act decisively and create a permanent parking site for handling queues of lorries when there is disruption crossing the channel, the RHA said this week.