Plans to introduce a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plans for a controversial clean air zone (CAZ) in Coventry have been abandoned in a move the RHA has described as “a victory for common sense”.
A national survey of road freight operators on the impact of clean air zones (CAZs) has been launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Road Freight and Logistics as part of its first inquiry of the new parliamentary session.
Hauliers are calling on the Welsh government not to follow England in creating “expensive” and “inflexible” clean air zones.
DPD has agreed a deal with vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK for 100 eTGE electric vans.
A new customer survey has revealed that 75% of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure to reduce their environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action.
Transport for London (TFL) has teamed up with ten firms including Ceva Logistics, DPD, Gnewt by Menzies and UPS to launch London FreightLab.
The National Grid is ready to overcome the challenges of recharging large volumes of electric vehicles and so range anxiety need not be a barrier to the widespread adoption of low emissions vehicles, according to Graeme Cooper, project director – electric vehicles at National Grid.
Essex-based TEVVA displayed a pair of 12-tonne range-extended electric vehicles. David Thackray, Tevva sales and marketing director, said the new truck is available “with or without a range extender. With the range extender it has an 80kwH battery, and without the truck has a 154kwH battery”. Thackray told CM that the vehicles are available with a full repair and operating lease, which costs 25% more per month but saves 30p per operating mile. He said Tevvas covering in excess of […]
DAF pushed the benefits of hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO), and showed a Euro-6 LF 230 FA 4×2 skip-loader which, like all DAF models, can run on the fuel without any modifications. One of the advantages of HVO, DAF claims, is hauliers can utilise both it and diesel on tramping operations where EVs are less practical. Marketing manager Phil Moon said: “EVs can be unpredictable in terms of range as the infrastructure isn’t there. HVO offers a 45% reduction in CO2, […]