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  • Electric vehicles becoming competitive with diesel February 13, 2019
    Electric vehicles are already competitive with petrol and diesel in some markets, according to a report by The Climate Group. The finding in the “EV100 Progress and Insights Report” is based on total cost of ownership. The report points out that overall, electric vehicles are expected to reach price parity with international combustion engine vehicles, […]
    Maria Highland
  • Walmart pays drivers $87,500 a year February 11, 2019
    Walmart says it is now paying its US truck drivers an average of $87,500 (£67,700) a year, after increasing pay rates at the beginning of February. The retailer expects to add hundreds of new drivers this year to meet business growth. Last year it recruited more than 1,400 truck drivers. It has also revamped its […]
    Maria Highland
  • Heavy truck market falls 4pc in 2018 February 11, 2019
    Some 43,103 heavy trucks were registered on UK roads in 2018, almost two thousand fewer than in 2017, according to full year figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Registrations of rigid trucks declined by 6.7 per cent, driven by a double-digit fall for trucks between 6-16 tonnes, and a 3.8 per cent […]
    Maria Highland
  • AB InBev trials LNG deliveries February 6, 2019
    Budweiser, Stella Artois, Beck’s and Bud Light brewer AB InBev is to trial the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to make beer deliveries as it aims to meet its 2025 Sustainability Goals of reducing 25 per cent of CO2 emissions across the value chain. The trial will take place over the next two weeks, […]
    Maria Highland
  • We need more than simplified customs procedures, says RHA February 6, 2019
    The Government has announced that simplified customs checks will be employed in the event of a no-deal Brexit allowing trucks to drive straight off ferries and Channel trains but the RHA does not think this is enough to prepare businesses. The Road Haulage Association believes that “on face value, this appears to be a positive […]
    Maria Highland
  • £70bn transformation plans for the North January 31, 2019
    Transport for the North has set out draft proposals for the Strategic Transport Plan and the Investment Programme which is to rebalance underinvestment and drive transformation in northern infrastructure over the next 30 years using up to £70 billion of investment. The Strategic Transport Plan outlines how up to £70 billion of investment to 2050 […]
    Maria Highland
  • Leeds CAZ needs clarity, says FTA January 29, 2019
    The Freight Transport Association believes that any businesses operating in and around Leeds need clarification on Leeds City Council’s newly-approved Clean Air Zone. Businesses need to understand how to access funding to replace banned commercial vehicles ahead of February 2020 when the low emission zone comes into effect. Without funding, many companies will struggle to […]
    Maria Highland
  • RHA welcomes EU post-Brexit support January 29, 2019
    The European Commission has proposed a “bare bones” arrangement which would allow UK hauliers to carry goods into the EU from 29 March to 31 December. The Road Haulage Association welcomes the support of other EU countries. “This isn’t about benefits, it’s about maintaining a stable economy on both sides of the Channel – not […]
    Maria Highland
  • Don’t judge lorries the same as cars, says FTA January 29, 2019
    Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have updated the city’s Zero Emission Zone plans so that only ultra-low emission cars that are capable of being zero emission can enter the city centre Zone – but would in effect excludes vans and lorries as they cannot meet the car-based requirement. The proposal defines ultra-low emission […]
    Maria Highland
  • Sodexo and Starship Technologies launch robot fleet January 29, 2019
    Sodexo and Starship Technologies have partnered to launch the world’s largest fleet of delivery robots at George Mason University University’s Fairfax, Virginia campus. 40,000 students, faculty and staff will be able to access the Starship Deliveries app to order food and have it delivered anywhere on campus by one of over 25 robots. Starbucks, Blaze […]
    Maria Highland

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