The Clean Van Commitment (CVC) is asking 100 van fleet operators to promise to be tailpipe emission-free in cities by 2028.
Sainsbury’s has launched the trial of the UK’s first zero emission grocery delivery service by electric cargo bike.
HGV coalition of trade associations asks Government to protect businesses that rely on trucks from ‘unfair’ air quality charges.
The New CF 450 ‘FAD’ 8x4 mixers are going into operation at a number of the pre-mixed concrete supplier’s 12 production plants across London.
Fleets want certainty from Government while manufacturers reveal diesel alternatives.
Infrastructure services company FM Conway is investing £7 million in its vehicle fleet, to lead environmental best practice within the construction industry.
Long replacement cycles for vans could leave fleet operators facing daily charges when clean air zones (CAZs) are introduced in London and other major cities.
Traffic Commissioner, Kevin Rooney, warns commercial fleets not to circumnavigate emission controls after more cases are unearthed.
Uncertainty over Sadiq Khan’s plans for a Direct Vision Standard is leading to commercial fleets delaying the adoption of cleaner trucks, says the FTA.
Insulated van converter CoolVan is urging food service companies to check their fridge vans are Euro 6 compliant ahead of the introduction of London's ultra low emissions zone next year.
The measures will mean that all trucks registered before 2014 will face heavy fines.
The Government’s new air quality plan says it will ban the sale of all new "conventional” fossil fuel vans by 2040.
The first wave of fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have been confirmed.
Improvements to UK air quality should be assisted through a national scrappage scheme, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
TfL and the freight industry have launched a new training course - LoCITY driving - aimed at van and HGV drivers, as well as transport managers.
Transport for London (TfL) has warned that red tape and costs “must be minimised” for commercial fleets targeted with improving air quality.
The LoCity programme has taken its first steps to improve air quality in London by publishing data to help increase the uptake of low emission vans and trucks.
Freight Transport Association (FTA) chief executive David Wells has requested a meeting with the new Mayor of London to discuss the impact of his plans on the freight and logistics sector.
London’s Transport Commissioner Mike Brown has launched a new industry-led programme to reduce the emissions of London’s freight and fleet operators.
One million transport refrigeration units on European streets have the equivalent impact on air pollution as up to 56 million diesel cars, research suggests.