Consultation on implementation expected to launch later this year.
Time to ‘pause and assess’ says FTA as towns and cities report record low pollution levels .
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) believes that a ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel or hybrid vans in the UK by 2035, is not feasible.
Van fleets are tentatively exploring the petrol and electric alternatives after years of diesel dominance in the LCV market, the FN50 survey suggests.
British electric truckmaker says agreement with Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions “will open the way for fleets to move from fossils fuels to electric”.
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.
Investment of £3 million in alternative fuels will reduce Ocado’s HGV fleet CO2 emissions by 29% annually.
Highways England and DfT have announced that TRL – the Transport Research Laboratory - will conduct a study into zero emission truck technologies.
The leaders of the UK’s major fleets are being urged to make a Clean Van Commitment following research that warned pollution from each diesel van in its lifetime could cost the NHS up to £25,000.
Congestion and air quality could be improved if cargo bikes and electric vans were used for last-mile deliveries, according to the Government.
By Steve Botfield senior editor of commercial vehicles and motorcycles at Cap HPI