Electric vans 25% less to run than equivalent diesels

A new study by Transport & Environment (T&E) has found that electric vans are on average 25% cheaper to run per kilometre than the average diesel model.Analysis by independent European cleaner transport campaign body T&E has shown that, as well as being better for the climate, electric vans (eLCVs) are cheaper overall than comparable diesel…

Petrol prices hit new High

The price of Brent crude – the global benchmark for prices – has fallen below $100 a barrel for the first time since the start of March. The RAC has said it is “vital” that fuel retailers start passing on falling wholesale prices to consumers. Petrol prices hit another record high on Monday, meaning it…

Fuel Prices hit record high say RAC

Petrol prices have hit 142.94p a litre, their highest level to date, according to the RAC motoring organisation. Fuel prices were last around this level in April 2012. It is now £15 more expensive to fill up an average family car than a year earlier, said the RAC, which called the new high a “dark…

Fuel Duty Tax Hike looking likely in next Budget

Howard Cox, Founder of FairFuelUk said: “It looks like welcome spending on roads for motorists and hauliers, but there’s no hiding the huge tax gap of up to £80billion to fund the Chancellor’s ‘spending heavy’ plan. Something will have to give. We have been reliably told by Treasury sources that, UK’s drivers will be taking…

Semiconductor shortage hits van sales

As you may have seen on the news, or heard through the grapevine, a shortage of semiconductor processing chips is impacting the automotive industry worldwide. This shortage is causing delays across the industry, with several leading manufacturers pausing production temporarily until the supply of semiconductors can meet production demands. Here is a rundown of all…

Bath Clean Air Zone

The UK’s first charging clean air zone (CAZ) outside of London has launched in Bath to drive down harmful pollution and protect public health. From midnight, polluting vehicles will be charged £9 or £100 a day to drive in the centre of Bath. Private cars and motorbikes will not be charged. The scheme is designed…

Driver Shortage across the Industry

The Driver Shortage – drivers have their sayRHA MD for Policy & Public Affairs, Rod McKenzie, visited a truck park on the M40 to get, first-hand, the views of truck drivers as regards the driver shortage.“We’re not welcome, we got the country through Covid, now they don’t care anymore.”This was the view of Barry, a…