Category: Fuel and Emissions

We’re living through the biggest environmental and emissions changes to ever happen to road transport. With the development of electric and hydrogen powered commercial vehicles starting to increase at a rapid pace, the end may be near for petrol and diesel vans. Find out what’s happening and prepare to roll with the changes to keep your business ahead of the pack.

Man Filming Video for Transport Couriers TV

What’s on the road ahead for Couriers TV?

It’s September. The kids have gone back to school and the weather has changed. Autumn is definitely underway. This new season brings new opportunities for couriers, and especially for visitors of Couriers TV.

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Ford Electric Van making deliveries at The City of Londons Billingsgate Market

Sustainable Deliveries From London’s Historic Billingsgate Market Help Cut Carbon Emissions in the Capital

• Forty traders at Billingsgate Market, in London, are taking part in a sustainable deliveries pilot – a partnership between the City of London Corporation, DHL Supply Chain and Ford Pro

• To date, the pilot has resulted in an estimated 37 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions from deliveries with 949 fewer vehicle journeys on central London’s congested roads, helping reduce air pollution

• Traders at the historic fish market save time and money by pooling deliveries using a shared fleet of Ford Pro connected vehicles, including an all-electric Ford E-Transit

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fuel nozzle filling up vehicle with diesel

Fuel Tax Cut Vital To Remove Inflationary Pressures On Delivery Costs, Says Logistics UK

As the inflationary pressures on business costs continue to soar, Logistics UK has called on Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi MP to take decisive action to protect the nation’s supply chain and prevent price rises in all sectors with the immediate introduction of a 6p per litre reduction in fuel duty. Kate Jennings, Logistics UK’s Policy Director, explains that the use of fuel is key in the delivery of goods across the UK’s economy, and the knock-on effect of sustained prices will be increased costs for consumers and businesses:

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Volta Truck driving on snow during winter test trials

Volta Trucks concludes its demanding winter testing programme.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has concluded its demanding winter testing programme, undertaken by the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. The cold weather testing programme was part of a rigorous regime of vehicle tests designed to ensure that the full-electric Volta Zero will deliver the highest levels of quality, reliability, and durability when series production of customer specification vehicles starts later this year.

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Volta Trucks Zero Electric Truck

News: Volta Trucks, The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics partner to decarbonise Central London retail distribution.

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has partnered with The Crown Estate, one of the West End of London’s largest property owners, and Clipper Logistics, its distribution provider, to decarbonise and consolidate deliveries into London’s world-famous Regent Street retailers, improving air quality and congestion in the city centre.

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Fleetmaxx Maxx Control Fuel Card

Promotion: Bounce back your vending operation with Maxx Control Fuel Card

Post-pandemic lockdown our Maxx Control Pre-Pay Fuel Card is our latest product that will let you and your drivers fill up wherever and whenever for less. We know you have had to get creative to keep your business running during the past year. You have done the right thing by being a Couriers TV member, during these challenging times, and

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