Government unleashes £200m for zero-emission HGVs

The three-year programme will begin later this year to help decarbonise the UK’s freight industry

‘Scotland’s first’ biomethane HGV refuelling station opens near Glasgow

The filling station is predicted to be able to refuel nearly 450 HGVs a day

Soaring energy prices make rail freight operators switch to diesel locomotives

Trade association for the sector said that is a ‘temporary measure’

More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019

Longer and greener freight could hit the UK’s roads next year

A nine-year trial has shown that vehicles that can be up to 15.6 in length can reduce the number of freight journeys

Fly like a shark? Jets to be fitted with sharkskin-inspired coating to reduce emissions

A surface film, which imitates the properties of sharkskin, is claimed to optimise aerodynamics of aircraft in a way that reduces fuel consumption

US offers $162m to improve efficiency and reduce emissions from cars and trucks

It will support the next stage of the SuperTruck initiative, aimed at electrifying freight trucking, along with efforts to expand electric vehicle infrastructure and lower emissions for on and off-road vehicles

UK’s new ships could have to be zero emission by 2025

The Department for Transport and Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani have set out a series of ambitious plans to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector

Shipping firms ‘failing to invest in critical decarbonisation tech’

A new report from CDP warns this is despite the sector being at risk of missing targets set by the International Maritime Organization

Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen, left,, shakes hands with Torc CEO, Michael Fleming
Daimler Trucks to smarten up as firm buys driverless vehicle business

The Daimler subsidiary has acquired the majority stake in Torc Robotics for an undisclosed sum