Government Policy

EV battery production

UK risks chance to become global player in ...

May 10, 2022No Comments

The UK can become a global player in electric vehicle (EV) batteries if billions of pounds are invested now to build a battery supply chain,

Drug testing kit

Transport Secretary cracks down on drug-dri...

Apr 05, 2022Comments off

Drug-drivers could be required to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel, under new plans to address this underestimated social problem. Drink-drive

Red Diesel Barrels

Government contradiction over red diesel re...

Apr 04, 2022Comments off

In his Spring Statement the Chancellor announced a 5p-a-litre cut in fuel duty. But, with the end of the rebate on red diesel coming in

On Street Electric Car Charging

Industry response to government EV Infrastr...

Mar 25, 2022Comments off

The government has announced its EV Infrastructure Strategy to ensure that there is adequate chargeing points across the UK by 2030. This has brought reponse

Electric cars being charged

EV Infrastructure Strategy: tenfold expansi...

Mar 25, 2022Comments off

The UK’s charging network has been given a huge boost today (25 March 2022), as government unveils plans to support the UK market to reach 300,000 public electric

Spring Statement

Spring Statement: Industry responds

Mar 24, 2022Comments off

Yesterday, 23rd March 2022, Rishi Sunak delivered his Spring Statement. In it he stated that fuel duty will be cut by 5p until March 2023,

Welsh fuel prices

Record pump prices are hurting drivers and ...

Mar 07, 2022Comments off

It is possible that petrol and diesel prices are to rocket even further by 10p to 20p per litre this coming week. Howard Cox of

Elongated truck cabs get Government green l...

Feb 15, 2022Comments off

New truck cab designs that help to reduce fuel consumption have been approved for use on UK roads. The new rules will allow fleet operators

Manchester Clean Air Zone

Government rejects Manchester’s plea to d...

Feb 08, 2022Comments off

A plea by mayor Andy Burnham for the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to become a non-charging scheme, to allow residents and businesses time

Cars on the motorway

Treasury Committee: UK road pricing recomme...

Feb 04, 2022Comments off

Zero emission vehicles shouldn’t mean zero tax revenue, says Transport Committee. The UK faces an under-resourced and congested future unless the Government acts urgently to