It is unlikely that the industry will achieve zero tailpipe emissions by the government’s 2035 and 2040 deadlines based on the current level at which manufacturers are building electric HGVs, according to Logistics UK. In a report analysing overall HGV compliance in the UK, the business group said operators are raising concerns about new vehicle […]
Sainsbury’s is now delivering to customers relying on its Nine Elms London superstore using a fully electric fleet The delivery fleet is made up of 12 vans with both the vehicle and fridge units powered by electricity, with zero emissions of carbon, dust, dirt, soot or smoke. The new vans also operate much more quietly, […]
A Labour government must tackle EV shortages and invest in infrastructure to meet net zero targets, RHA warns shadow minister
A future Labour government must tackle the supply chain bottlenecks creating shortages of low and zero emission trucks and vans needed by hauliers to meet the demands of the UK’s Clean Air Zones. This was a key issue raised by RHA MD Richard Smith and Chris Ashley, RHA policy lead for environment and vehicles, when […]
The haulage industry is training sufficient HGV drivers but failing to retain them, a report by the Driver Require Think Tank has concluded.