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Scania sets out its vision for net zero as part of COP26

November 10, 2021 Steve Hobson

As part of the COP26 Glasgow climate conference, Scania used the official opening of its £10m flagship dealership and Scottish HQ at Eurocentral to the east of Glasgow to hold a one-day conference on 8 November to look at how the road freight transport industry can make the transition to net-zero carbon emissions.

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Zero-emissions HGVs still stuck “at red” says BVRLA

October 7, 2021 Steve Hobson

The zero emissions HGV market is “parked at a red light” with no clear plan from government on how it will make the transition to a carbon-free future, BVRLA chief executive Gerry Keaney told the rental and leasing body’s online ‘Fleets in Charge’ conference today.

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Menzies adds 16 longer semi-trailers to fleet

September 1, 2021 Steve Hobson

Menzies Distribution has placed orders for a further 16 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) to take its fleet of 15.65m trailers to 93 after the government announced on August 24 that, after reviewing the 31 responses to its consultation on its LST trial, ministers “have decided that LSTs should be allowed into general circulation with light regulatory control on their use”.