Sustainability

September’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

September’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

September’s edition of our monthly ‘Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup’ features a mixed bag of positive and not so positive news, as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Greenpeace, the RAC and NASA made the headlines.  Manufacturers and the consumers alike are starting to feel the effects of the global recession – we suspect that as […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on October 14, 2022.
How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery

How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery

How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery As part of a global initiative to reduce carbon emissions, logistics companies that operate large fleets have been implementing ways in which to reduce their carbon footprint in order to protect the environment.  Pressure has been building from government policy, both nationally […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Last Mile Delivery Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on October 6, 2022.
August’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

August’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

Throughout August a variety of articles caught our attention that offer insightful information about the fast evolving world of electric vehicles.  It’s interesting to see how the sector continues to progress, particularly on the technological front, and how certain key stakeholders within the industry are fairing in their move towards achieving their net-zero ambitions.  Innovation […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on September 16, 2022.
July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

To preface July’s edition of our Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup it would be remiss of us not to allude to the realities of climate change, as we ourselves experienced first hand its tangible influence throughout the month.  Europe experienced a severe heatwave, which had real world implications for numerous countries across the […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on August 5, 2022.
June’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

June’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

To preface this month’s edition of our Monthly Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup, new research led by the UK Met Office has found that there is a 48% chance that the Earth will exceed 1.5°C of warming above pre-industrial levels over the next four years, even if humans stopped all emissions immediately. Research […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 30, 2022.
What do transportation operators really think about the UK’s progression towards net zero emissions by 2050?

What do transportation operators really think about the UK’s progression towards net zero emissions by 2050?

A collection of 190 countries worldwide, including the UK, have pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2050 in a bid to tackle the escalating climate crisis. The UK government has ambitious aims to meet this pledge via their Net Zero Strategy initiative – a collection of policies and proposals that are designed to decarbonise […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 21, 2022.
May’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

May’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

Welcome to the first edition of our new monthly Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup, where we’ll be summarising and assessing our favourite bits of news worldwide pertaining to a wide range of eco-friendly vehicle types. In this month’s May edition Renault Trucks, Tesla, DPD, the UK Government, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 6, 2022.
Carbon pricing & the EU’s efforts to curb road transportation emissions

Carbon pricing & the EU’s efforts to curb road transportation emissions

Today (Tuesday 17 May) Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee will vote to extend the existing European Union Emission Trading System to include buildings and road transport via the ‘Fit for 55’ programme. The ‘Fit for 55’ programme includes a set of policy proposals that update EU legislation and implement new climate initiatives – […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 17, 2022.
The steps towards e-mobility required for commercial vehicles (CVs and LCVs)

The steps towards e-mobility required for commercial vehicles (CVs and LCVs)

While we’ve seen a large uptake in the number of people (and businesses) opting for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in place of their petrol and diesel equivalents, there’s still plenty of work to be done in order to make e-mobility work on the commercial front.  The Current Problem Travelling long distances, in vehicles that require a […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Rob Spivey on April 11, 2022.
Everything you need to know about aerodynamic truck legislation

Everything you need to know about aerodynamic truck legislation

Aerodynamic truck legislation ready to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Reduce Emissions and Improve Road Safety in the UK As of the 14th February 2022, HGV operators in the UK have been given the green light to use aerodynamic truck features as a result of a change in legislation.  These changes mean that HGV operators can now […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Rob Spivey on March 3, 2022.