Government Policy

Charge points

Charge points to be ‘switched off’ for ...

Sep 17, 2021Comments off

New electric vehicle (EV) charge points, installed at home and in the workplace from May, will be pre-programmed to switch off during peak hours to

Road to Zero

Gaps appear in fleet sector’s Road to Zer...

Sep 14, 2021Comments off

Dangerous gaps have appeared in the fleet market’s road to zero, with some sectors accelerating towards the petrol and diesel phase-out and others stuck at

BVRLA

BVRLA calls for HGV phase-out delivery plan

Sep 10, 2021Comments off

The BVRLA has called for the Government to develop a delivery plan to support the phase-out of non-zero emission HGVs between 2035 and 2040. Responding

LST

Greener, longer goods vehicles could be rol...

Aug 25, 2021Comments off

Greener, longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the Government has announced. This comes as the Department for

Charging Infrastructure

Charging an electric vehicle should be conv...

Jul 29, 2021Comments off

In Zero emission vehicles, published today, MPs on the Transport Committee deliver a set of recommendations to Government to boost the production and purchase of

electric vehicles

Government encourages fleet operators to co...

Jul 27, 2021Comments off

Funding to boost the UK’s transition to zero emission road freight, supporting industry and creating jobs has been announced today (27 July 2021). Pioneering £20 million

Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Jul 15, 2021Comments off

The government has published its commitments and the actions needed to decarbonise the entire transport system in the UK. It includes: the pathway to net

driver shortage

Government response to driver shortage

Jul 09, 2021Comments off

Transport minister Baroness Vere said extending drivers’ hours was “definitely not a long-term solution” to the burgeoning recruitment crisis, and that the industry had known

VAT

AA calls for VAT to be scrapped on electric...

Jul 05, 2021Comments off

The AA and members are calling on the Government to scrap VAT on the sale of electric cars on the Autumn Budget to help boost

smart motorway

Public trust was undermined on smart motorw...

Jul 02, 2021Comments off

Highways England undermined trust in smart motorways when it failed to give an accurate timeline for a 2016 pledge to make technology to detect stopped