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The choice is clear – gas is the way to go for cleaner air

October 16, 2018 Motor Transport

There has never been a better time for the freight industry to fully embrace gas-based fuels. While gas is already a part of the bigger picture, the government’s recently launched ‘Road to zero’ strategy, and the introduction of clean air and low emission zones, means gas’s position as the clear fuel of choice for freight operators is secure.

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Logistics can no longer ignore environmental measures

October 15, 2018 Motor Transport

From April 2019 the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will come into effect in central London, with an extended north-south ULEZ announced for 2021. At CitySprint, we believe the introduction of government initiatives such as the T-charge and the ULEZ are necessary steps in combating urban pollution – and we anticipate that other cities will follow suit. The logistics industry has long understood its effect on the environment; it can no longer afford not to take practical steps […]

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Stop demonising diesel – just give us the facts

September 3, 2018 Steve Hobson

Just when you thought the ‘demonisation’ of diesel was well and truly dead and buried, as most people now understand that Euro-6 diesels are extremely clean, a press release from the Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance lands in my email inbox.

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Come and join four middle-aged blokes suffer for Transaid

August 24, 2018 Steve Hobson

With 2019 being one of the hottest and driest summers on record, chances are June 2019 will see torrential downpours and strong winds. But don’t let that put you off signing up for Transaid’s latest and possibly greatest fundraiser – a 972-mile cycle ride across Britain from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG).

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What does the AI revolution mean for transport?

May 15, 2018 Motor Transport

With the likes of Amazon cooking up a storm in the world of research and development, what will the inevitable market disruption mean for skilled workers? Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes considers how the game could change, and how skilled workers should play it.