Government report says allowing vehicles weighing more than 7.5 tonnes to travel 10mph faster has saved business money.
Go Plant Fleet Services is partnering with Certas Energy to trial Gas to Liquid Shell GTL fuel for road sweepers.
Almost three quarters (71.4%) of van operators expect to use an electric vehicle in their fleet this year, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Activa Contracts has appointed UK Fuels as its new fuel card partner, and one of the first fleets to use the solution has calculated it could cut its fuel bill by around £24,000 in the first 12 months.
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.
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.
Two thirds (66%) of small businesses predict their fleets will be fully electric within the next 20 years, with 50% expecting this to happen in half that time, new research suggests.
Certas Energy has opened a new bunker refuelling site in Holyhead, North Wales.
A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, says the ACEA.
Marshall Fleet Solutions is now offering fuel management to its customers after teaming up with FuelGenie.
Watson Fuels has announced a partnership and distribution agreement with Esso for premium grade diesel fuel - Esso Diesel Efficient.
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.
Recycling specialist Warrens Group is to refuel its Iveco Eurocargo Natural Power truck with CNG made from its own food waste collections.
The Government needs to maintain the fuel duty differential between gas and diesel to reduce vehicle emissions, says The Natural Gas Vehicle Network.
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.
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.
Veolia will be trialling electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) in Sheffield charged by power derived from the waste they have collected.
Certas Energy is to develop a new HGV refuelling bunker facility at The ‘fechan Truckstop (Eardley International) in Scotland.
Hackney Council's decision to introduce an ultra-low emission vehicle zone from September 3 has been criticised by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Plans to reform VED for vans should be postponed until there is a greater supply of affordable low emission vehicles, according to the BVRLA and the FSB.