The latest BVRLA Road to Zero Report Card highlights the gaps in the fleet market’s strategy to decarbonise.
The BVRLA is calling for the Government to develop a delivery plan to support the phase-out of non-zero emission HGVs between 2035 and 2040.
The Energy Saving Trust, Zemo Partnership and the Department for Transport (DfT) have relaunched and revamped the Freight Portal.
More than half (53%) of 18-24-year-olds would be more inclined to shop with a retailer if the delivery company prioritised reducing its carbon emissions.
The Government will provide £3 million of funding to kickstart the launch of a hydrogen transport hub in Tees Valley.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics is recommending that the Government pauses the rollout of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and reviews whether they are still required.
The John Lewis Partnership is building a dedicated biomethane gas filling station at its Bracknell head office to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel.
The Cross River Partnership (CRP) has outlined initiatives and recommendations for local authorities to support the uptake of cargo bikes in order to support a ‘green recovery’ as the country emerges from lockdown.
Fears that non-compliant vans will be worthless once the Government introduces its first Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ) in London, could be unfounded, according the Cap HPI.
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is expected to play a role in helping the UK achieve a zero-emission transport future, according to Autogas.
Iveco has launched the Stralis NP 460, a gas-powered three-axle truck that gives fleet operators a sustainable alternative to diesel.
Infrastructure services company FM Conway is investing £7 million in its vehicle fleet, to lead environmental best practice within the construction industry.
Microlise telematics technology will capture data for four consortia receiving £5.5 million of Government funding between them for Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trials.
Political will and collaboration is needed to drive greater efficiency in UK urban freight movements, suggests the Independent Transport Commission (ITC).
Grundon Waste Management has committed to reducing all greenhouse gas emissions from its vehicles to net zero for 2017.
TfL and the freight industry have launched a new training course - LoCITY driving - aimed at van and HGV drivers, as well as transport managers.
Three-quarters of fleet operators would be persuaded to make the switch to more environmentally friendly fuels and technologies with greater Government support.
Vans will go electric and lorries will run on hydrogen dual-fuel under a £20 million Government programme to cut emissions and improve air quality announced yesterday.
The Transport Minister Andrew Jones has announced that a new scheme is to be rolled out to support the introduction of lower carbon, fuel saving HGV technology.
CNG Fuels, in partnership with National Grid, has unveiled a new filling station in Leyland, Lancashire.