The RHA has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a 5 pence per litre cut in fuel duty in his Spring Statement, which equates to a £2,000 per year saving on running a typical HGV. However, it said that while it will ease pressure on businesses facing soaring costs, the government could have gone further and announced an essential user rebate similar to those used in other countries for hauliers and coach operators. “Cutting fuel duty is a common sense move […]
Suttons Tankers has won a new contract with Essar Oil UK as part of wider plans to expand into the fuels market.
The majority of operators are not yet planning to invest in alternatively-fuelled vehicles, with cost and lack of government support prominent barriers, according to a new survey.
Hitting the country’s net zero goals is at risk unless the government fully embraces hydrogen as a solution for fuel, infrastructure and vehicles, according to the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (HFCA).