Director of Sustainability Europe at UPS, Peter Harris, joins the BVRLA blog community to investigate the ‘last mile’ and the challenge of how we can make urban logistics sustainable in the modern world.
MP for North Herefordshire, Bill Wiggin, has been promoting the uptake of electric vehicles via a mobile ‘summer surgery’ in his local constituency using the electric car provided by Alphabet (GB) Limited.
Peter Harris, Director of Sustainability, Europe at UPS investigates the ‘last mile’ and asks how we can make urban logistics sustainable in the modern world.
The new Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps has announced that government is committing an extra £2.5 million for electric vehicle charge points on residential streets, doubling the funding for on-street charging.
In its Away with All Cars report, think tank Common Wealth, along with campaign groups We Own It and Greenpeace UK, has suggested London should eliminate the private car by 2030.
Bristol residents and affected businesses have one week left to respond to the Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) consultation.
The latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures show the UK new car market fell in July. Meanwhile, demand for battery electric vehicles shot up by a massive 158.1%.
Leeds City Council is inviting HGV operators to submit grant applications to upgrade non-compliant vehicles prior to the implementation of the Leeds Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ).
Bristol City Council’s clean air plan modelling shows that the city’s nitrogen dioxide levels would not reach legal compliance until 2028/2029 under proposed plans.
Findings from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)’s 2018 Vehicle Emissions Testing Programme highlight the threat to air quality improvements in ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs) caused by emissions from some Euro 6 vehicles.
Last week, the Government announced that it is consulting on requirements that all new private electric vehicle (EV) charge points use ‘smart’ technology.
Greater Manchester has received a ministerial instruction to accelerate by two years plans to include vans in its Clean Air Zone.