Fleets are being urged to prepare for the introduction of the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) by checking to see if their vehicle will be subject to the charge.
Some of the UK’s largest van fleet operators – including Arval, Mitie and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets – have made the Clean Van Commitment.
City of London Corporation aims to become the first authority in the UK to run a fully electric fleet of Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs).
Deliveroo and electric moped rental company Elmovo are offering food delivery riders in London the ability to rent an electric moped by the hour.
Truck makers have to cut CO2 emissions by 15% for new vehicles by 2025 and 30% by 2030 but say a “shocking” lack of infrastructure is stifling the switch to alternative fuels.
One in four businesses have left it late to prepare for the launch of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London, says Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Co-op has launched a new online delivery service with E-cargobikes.com, which will initially be available to shoppers around Chelsea, before being rolled out to further London stores.
To achieve this, all John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose and Partners delivery trucks, trailers and vans – more than 3,200 vehicles in total - will have to be switched to zero-emissions vehicles.
The Government has been accused of ignoring the freight industry, with no mention of HGVs in its ‘Future of Mobility Urban Strategy’ report.
FTA calls for the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to follow the approaches of Nottingham and Leeds, or risk the livelihoods of many small businesses.
The van scrappage scheme aims to help micro-businesses and charities prepare for London's 24-hour, seven-days-a week ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from April 8.
Vivalda has adopted six new HGVs to ensure it meets emissions standards due to be introduced for London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from April 8.
Truck makers will have to cut CO2 emissions by 30% for new vehicles by 2030, and by 15% come 2025.
ACEA wants truck CO2 targets to be accompanied by the right package of measures to address the structural challenges faced by truck makers and operators.
A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, says the ACEA.
London’s ULEZ will damage small businesses while delivering limited air quality improvements, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Investment of £3 million in alternative fuels will reduce Ocado’s HGV fleet CO2 emissions by 29% annually.
A new £23 million scrappage scheme to help take the most polluting vans off London roads has been launched to prepare for the ultra-ow emission zone (ULEZ).
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling on governments to adopt a well-balanced and viable approach to setting CO2 standards for trucks.
Volvo Trucks are upgrading its D11 and D13 diesel engines for its FH, FM and FMX models to meet the new Euro-6 Step D regulation.