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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.
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%.
Electric and hybrid cars are much quieter on the road than cars with a combustion engine. Although this is beneficial to the environment, it can also be dangerous to vulnerable road users.
As part of a string of government initiatives designed to boost confidence in the UK’s electric vehicle infrastructure, the Department for Transport has this week made two key announcements.
The Department for Transport has today announced that it is investing £37 million into British engineering to transform the UK’s electric vehicle charge point infrastructure.
The Department for Transport announced last week that zero-emission capable private hire vehicles will be exempt from higher vehicle excise duty. They also stated ultra-low emission heavy goods vehicles will now be eligible for the Plug-In Van Grant.
The BVRLA’s first ever Future Mobility Congress held in Birmingham last week was positively received with over 150 delegates in attendance.
The BVRLA has welcomed today’s announcement that the Government is marking the anniversary of its Road to Zero Strategy launch by investing £37m in innovative new vehicle charging infrastructure.
A new report from the BVRLA and advisory firm Global Counsel calls on the Government to support flexible, pay-as-you-go forms of motoring in order to improve the urban environment and encourage people to walk, cycle and use public transport.