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HGV operators can now use aerodynamic features to reduce emissions

More environmentally-friendly heavy goods vehicles are allowed on Britain’s roads, after new Government regulations come into effect this week.

16 February 2022

Tesco launches commercial electric articulated HGVs

Tesco is launching the UK’s first commercially used fully electric heavy freight articulated trucks.

04 January 2022

Extra HGV driver training places in boost for veterans

The number of places for veterans to train as HGV drivers will increase under new plans to better prepare service leavers for employment following their military careers.
16 November 2021

UK confirms pledge for zero-emission HGVs by 2040

All new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, the UK government has confirmed. 
12 November 2021
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Government announces major review into HGV driver training

A government review will seek to improve compulsory ongoing training for HGV and bus drivers.

09 November 2021

CNG Fuels to host hydrogen trials for HGVs to decarbonise UK fleets

CNG Fuels has announced plans to host hydrogen fuel trials across its UK network of public access biomethane refuelling stations to support the future decarbonisation of HGVs.  
29 October 2021

Grant Shapps releases HGV driver shortage statement

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has released a written statement to Parliament addressing the HGV driver shortage. 

20 October 2021

Government set to extend cabotage rights

Thousands more HGV deliveries could be made each month in the UK under plans to help bolster the country’s supply chains by temporarily extending ‘cabotage’ rights.
19 October 2021

GM Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme for HGVs to launch in November

A financial support scheme to upgrade or retrofit Heavy Goods Vehicles to comply with the Greater Manchester-wide Clean Air Zone will open to applications this Autumn.  
15 October 2021

Fuel supply chain pressures largely down to panic buying, says CILT

As the supply chain industry grapples with the fuel supply issues, Kevin Richardson, CEO at CILT says while there is an ongoing widespread issue of driver shortages, the fuel supply problem is...
28 September 2021

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