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Larger HGVs undermining progress on cutting industry emissions, DfT report reveals

 
Fuel efficiency gains in HGVs in recent years have been offset by an increase in the proportion of larger and heavier HGVs amongst new registrations, according to the latest government statistics on transport emissions. The DfT research, Transpo…

Call for new Transport Secretary to take urgent action to help hauliers

 
RHA is calling on the new Transport Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan and her team at DfT to take urgent action to reduce the cost of fuel through tax relief by introducing a targeted essential user rebate for hauliers. This is the key demand at th…

Overhead charging cables the cheapest and most effective way to decarbonise long-haul HGVs, new study finds

 
Powering electric HGVs via overhead charging cables is a much cheaper solution for decarbonising the haulage sector than other methods, according to a mechanical engineer overseeing a government-funded project into the idea. Professor David Cebo…