A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
Decarbonising UK road transport at the rate required to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 will require much greater emphasis on developing renewable bio and synthetic fuels for use in conventional internal combustion engines (ICE), according to the influential Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
Motor Transport has launched a new category for the 34th Motor Transport Awards – Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year.
A former HGV driver with Moody Logistics has been promoted to transport logistics planner having gained a Level 5 supply chain management qualification through the Institute of Supply Chain Management.
Pallet network Pall-Ex has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester to come up with creative ideas to promote logistics career opportunities to young people aged 16 to 24.
Sales of electric vans rose to 3,204 in 2019 according to the SMMT, but that is still just 1% of the total light van market last year.
Sheffield-based ITM Power is the leading manufacturer of electrolysis plant to make hydrogen, so it is no surprise that its CEO Graham Cooley sees a big future in the use of hydrogen to power heavy trucks. ITM Power is the UK lead in H2ME, a €170m collaborative project involving 43 partners to develop fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies around Europe. In total, the project will plans to open 49 hydrogen filling stations and put 1,400 hydrogen fuel cell cars […]
At the recent FT Future of Mobility summit, National Grid project director for electric vehicles Graeme Cooper presented on the future of road transport. Motor Transport caught up with him to take a more detailed look at the role of the grid in enabling electric vehicle charging.
The contract hire sector has seen some high-profile failures in recent months, but Asset Alliance Group continues to go from strength to strength as chief executive Willie Paterson tells Steve Hobson.
Logistics operator CTS Logistics has established a Driver Academy to train new HGV drivers suited to the specialist cargo the firm delivers across the UK and Europe.