Finding sustainable ways to handle delivery and servicing journeys to homes and businesses was the focus of TfL’s LoCITY roadshow held at CEME Conference Centre, Rainham this week (20 November).
Tevva is to offer its UK-built range-extended electric truck on a seven year full repair and maintenance lease package.
The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles.
Sheffield City Council has revealed plans for a clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to access its inner ring road while cars go free.
Operators interested in trialling alternative fuel vehicles on their urban delivery fleets should head along to next week’s LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November at CEME Innovation Centre, Rainham, Essex.
Many operators and manufacturers are pleased with the news in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Budget speech last month that the difference in duty for diesel in comparison with alternative fuels such as CNG and LNG has been extended for a further eight years from 2024 to 2032, with a further review in 2024.
Tideway, the organisation behind London’s ‘super sewer’ project, believes high direct vision truck cabs will become the norm across the construction sector.
Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital.
TfL will hold its third and final public consultation for its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) in January 2019.
MT caught up with DAF Trucks marketing manager Phil Moon at this year’s Freight in the City Expo to talk about alternative fuels.