Businesses in Greater Manchester face a “regime of punitive daily charges” after the Government instructed the area to bring forward its plans for a clean air zone two years to 2021, FTA has warned.
New stations will increase capacity by 500% to meet demand from hauliers seeking to cut carbon emissions, pollution and haulage costs.
Ford says they are “the ideal solution” for urban and extra urban operations, as it moves into the latter stages of its pilot programme with 15 fleet operators.
CoolKit, a converter of temperature-controlled panel vans, has delivered five fully-electric Renault Kangoo ZE refrigerated vehicles to Petit Forestier.
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.
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.
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.
More than half of the vehicles currently operating in clean air zones do not comply with pending emissions standards, research from Masternaut has found.
More than half of the vehicles currently operating in Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are not compliant with the new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) standards and face fines of up to £400 per day.
Three vehicle retrofit suppliers have been awarded almost £1m in Government funding to support the accreditation of new pollution-cutting technology.
London’s ULEZ will damage small businesses while delivering limited air quality improvements, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
To alleviate pressures on fleet operators, the Chancellor must introduce transitional in the Budget during the introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs).
The Chancellor should increase the Annual Investment Allowance in next week’s Budget to help van fleets adapt to the London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), says FleetCheck.
The BVRLA has criticised Leeds City Council’s "short sighted" plans to introduce a new Clean Air Zone from January 2020 which will charge thousands of HGVs £50 per day to enter.
A survey from Northgate Vehicle Hire shows operator ignorance of local air quality plans less than two years before they could be charged to enter major cities.
Data helps the energy company identify savings and efficiencies, while planning keeps the fleet relevant and compliant. By Stephen Briers
Renault UK is growing its support of the London-based Felix Project with the donation of a further seven all-electric Renault Kangoo ZE panel vans.
Sixteen of the UK’s largest van fleet operators have pledged to invest a combined £40 million in the next two years on electric vans to improve air quality.
Business operating vehicles in Leeds are being urged to have their say on clean air zone proposals before the consultation closes on August 12.
Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are unfairly targeting hauliers and pricing trucks off the road, say a coalition of industry bodies.