10 March 2022 #Bus and Coach

A Scottish bus operator will reduce its carbon emissions further after taking delivery of its fourth Enviro200 bus in the last 18 months. Prentice of Haddington has acquired another of the 9.7m-long vehicles designed by Alexander Dennis Limited to minimise

10 February 2022 #Features & Interviews

Demand for biomethane as an alternative fuel for trucks has increased rapidly over the past five years as transport firms decarbonise their fleets. The past few months have seen a number of Bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations open around the

21 January 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

TfL has completed its programme to fit its older buses with newer engines to reduce particulate emissions. The project, which began in 2017, has ensured that the 9,000-strong fleet meets the Euro VI emissions standards required by ULEZ. TfL stated

08 January 2020 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has announced that members of its Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) achieved a 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas emissions during the past year. The FTA’s 2019 Logistics Emissions Review also found members of the

01 May 2019 #CV Sector #Policy #TNB News

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that drivers who hold a category B driving licence may now operate alternative fuel vans, provided they complete a minimum of 5 hours additional relevant training. The new law comes as part of the

Changes to the HGV Road User Levy will come into effect in February 2019, with vehicles meeting the Euro VI emissions standard eligible for a 10 percent reduction in the charge. Government statistics show that the cleanest lorries generate 80

28 February 2018 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News

Close to 7,000 people have already shared their views on plans which would see buses, HGVs, taxis and private hire vehicles that fail to meet the required emissions standards charged a fee to enter the zone. Private vehicles would not

The government has announced an award to 20 local authorities from the Clean Bus Technology Fund. Speaking at the UK Bus Summit, Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani set out how the funding would enable older buses to be modified to meet

14 December 2017 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News

Transport for London says hydrogen-fuelled commercial vehicles could play a key role in the aim of making the capital a zero-carbon city by the year 2050. Speaking at a recent event showcasing hydrogen technology in vans and HGVs for freight

Readers of Transport News Brief  will be aware how much talk of ‘the future’ has been in the industry of late. Only last week European transport body IRU set up a forum to discuss how road freight  will change over

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