New online vehicle checker for clean air zones

14 February 2020

A new online service has been provided by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for Transport (DfT) to help drivers and businesses to prepare for the introduction of clean air zones (CAZs) in Birmingham and Leeds.

Emission zones continue to rile hauliers

24 January 2020

We recently reported that the Freight Transport Association (FTA) had been critical of proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford (see Oxford Zero Emission Zone upsets hauliers).

Hauliers cutting CO2 emissions

21 January 2020

New data shows that members of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) cut their carbon dioxide (CO2) vehicle emissions by 4% in 2018.

Appeal to London Mayor to work with logistics industry

16 January 2020

Ahead of the 2020 London Mayoral Election, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on whoever wins to work more closely with the logistics sector to make the capital cleaner, safer and more efficient.

Oxford Zero Emission Zone upsets hauliers

13 January 2020

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year.

Government help needed for the year ahead

3 January 2020

One of the country’s leading haulage groups has added to the new Government’s lengthy to-do list by suggesting that it should work with the freight and logistics trade on a number of key issues of vital importance to the sector.

FORS helps cut environmental impact

27 November 2019

Family-owned demolition and engineering specialists McGee is crediting its investment in sustainable technology and membership of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) for significant reductions in its year-on-year MPG figures.

Plan to deploy electric trucks across UK and Europe

25 November 2019

Electric commercial vehicle technology pioneer Tevva has launched a new initiative designed to enable logistics fleets to begin electrification of medium duty lorries as soon as Spring of 2020.