Hydrogen-powered passenger coach project

17 June 2021

A consortium of 14 partners from across Europe are working on a joint research project, CoacHyfied, with the EU investing €7 million in plans to drive the development of fuel cell systems for coaches forward.

London Mayor proceeds with ULEZ expansion

19 May 2021

Having been recently re-elected to a second term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has wasted little time in reaffirming his commitment to expanding the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in October this year.

Public still prefer cars for post-Covid travel

5 May 2021

The results of a survey asking people what modes of transport they used before the pandemic for various activities, and which they intend to use once all restrictions are lifted, will make disappointing reading for supporters of sustainable travel.

Employers can lead reduction in commuter emissions

4 May 2021

Decarbonising the journeys of commuters in England will be vital if the country is to hit net-zero targets and businesses should take more responsibility for cutting their employees’ emissions, according to a new report produced by the CBI and KPMG.

Biomethane becoming more popular for commercial vehicles

9 April 2021

The UK’s leading supplier of gas to the road transport sector has doubled the sales of biomethane across its commercial vehicle refuelling network in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020.

Doubts about measurement of commercial road transport carbon dioxide emissions

6 April 2021

Measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from commercial road transport only at the tailpipe, depending on the region, could double the true carbon picture in future fuel scenarios. This is the view of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) which argues that heavy-duty commercial vehicles, including coaches and trucks, emit just 950 million tonnes of CO2 annually at the tailpipe, using the tank-to-wheel standard, about 2.5% of global emissions.