UK policy and early movers can play a significant role in unleashing finance to decarbonise the UK freight transport sector

Efforts should be directed towards whole freight system analysis capability, co-created roadmaps and ports as decarbonisation hubs to help the freight transport sector’s transition. The end-of-project report released today by the Decarbonising UK Freight Transport (DUKFT) Network suggests several ways…

Veolia trial demonstrates significant savings for CO2 emissions from yellow plant

The latest trials on yellow plant by resource management company Veolia have demonstrated the potential to make significant carbon savings of 58% across its fleet of over 660 site-based machines. By working with vehicle manufacturers to optimise vehicle settings, training…

City of York tackles congestion and pollution with Alchera Technologies

York has become the first City in the UK to introduce city-wide real-time transport modelling to help ease congestion and pollution through its Smart Travel Evolution Programme (STEP). Phase one of the programme, which started earlier this year, involved improving…

Major car manufacturers and industry coalition appeal to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans are zero emissions from 2035 

A broad cross-industry coalition, including Ford of Europe and Volvo Cars, is appealing to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans in Europe are zero-emission from 2035 and to establish mandatory charging infrastructure targets.

Multevo launches the Hydrohog – the dual-fuel multi-purpose machine

Multevo, the highways and verge maintenance specialist, has developed the world’s first Hydrohog – the high performance and multi-purpose highway maintenance machine powered by diesel and hydrogen. Diesel is replaced by up to 40%, and this considerably reduces emissions. The…

Identifying the right transition technologies for your fleet at OWL Midlands

Discover how transition technologies such as biofuels, additives and blends can help your operation reduce emissions without capital expenditure at OWL Midlands.

What’s in a word? Why it is essential to be fully informed about automatics

When deciding which vehicles to buy or lease, it is crucial to be fully confident you are making the best component choices. That you are fully up-to-speed on the differences in performance, usability and running costs, yet, there is one significant technology that not all truck fleet operators are fully aware of, comments Allison Transmission’s, Nathan Wilson.

The first 44-tonne hydrogen tractor-trailer hits the road

Belgian logistics company, Colruyt is the first to test a 44-tonne electric hydrogen truck in Europe. Dutch company VDL built the HGV, and it only emits water vapour and works with green hydrogen, generated with green power. The vehicle’s fuel cell converts hydrogen into electricity to recharge the batteries while moving.

Report urges the banning of SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals

Sports utility vehicles emit more greenhouse gases than any other car. A report by the New Weather Institute thinktank and the climate charity Possible, has recommended the banning of SUV advertisements in the UK, as a measure to meet UK climate goals.