Kingston Council has become the latest authority to approve the use of Veolia’s fleet of electric refuse collection vehicles within the London borough. Veolia, which is the council’s recycling and waste collection partner, will operate the vehicles and will make collection services in Kingston fully electric for the first time when they take to the streets in the autumn. Powered by lithium-ion batteries, they will help improve air quality and cut out CO2 emissions, leading the way towards carbon neutrality […]
Police in Kent seized a truck after the driver was stopped and arrested in connection with a robbery of scrap metal in Chatham.
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.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.