UK petrol prices hit record high

The price of petrol has skyrocketed following the panic-buying witnessed across the country in recent months

Government proposes to end the sale of new diesel and petrol HGVs by 2040

That is part of a newly announced plan that aims to decarbonise all modes of the UK’s domestic transport by 2050

Next-gen electric trucks and hydrogen buses secure £54m government funding

The three projects are expected to support nearly 10,000 jobs across the UK and save 45m tonnes of carbon emissions, equivalent to the emissions produced by 1.8m cars over their lifetime

Capita scoops £335m contracts to manage TfL’s pollution and congestion zones

It secured an extension to its contracts to work on the existing schemes from October 2021 to October 2026

CNG stocking up on manure to produce ‘first net zero fuel for HGVs’

The firm plans to offer carbon-neutral biomethane to businesses from 2021

Plug-in hybrids ‘may be needed on the road to decarbonising HGVs’

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute suggests it will be difficult for the HGV sector to make the leap from combustion engine vehicles to 100% electric propulsion

Ban new diesel lorry sales by 2040, urges NIC

The National Infrastructure Commission says the government must set long term targets to ensure UK freight is carbon free by 2050

Cleanest lorries to pay less to use UK roads

Lorries that meet the latest Euro VI emissions standards will be eligible for a 10% reduction – falling from £1,000 to £900 – from February 2019

£4m fund to refuel gas-powered trucks

The UK Government is providing £4 million of investment to fund gas refuelling points for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) across the UK. It is inviting gas retailers and other interested parties to bid for a share of the pot. The cash is expected to give flexibility to businesses that use gas-powered trucks to refuel en […]