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One third of DfT procurement spend to go to SMEs


The Department for Transport (DfT) has released its SME Action Plan which set out plans to level the playing field for small businesses bidding for government contracts.....read more

National congestion crisis warning issued by councils


The number of vehicles on England’s clogged roads has risen by nearly two and a half million in the last five years....read more

New renewable biomethane refuelling station to open in Northampton


CNG Fuels is opening a renewable biomethane refuelling station at Northampton as part a study demonstrating how compressed natural gas (CNG) can help slash road transport emissions.....read more

Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Act becomes law


The Automated and Electric Vehicles (AEV) Act, which will improve and expand electric vehicle public charging, has passed through Parliament.....read more

Three-year high for pothole-related breakdowns


The RAC has reported a 15 per cent rise in the number of drivers breaking down after hitting potholes, with the figures between April and June marking a three-year high.....read more



Adding air quality to the agenda


The Freight Transport Association has changed its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme to become the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme to incorporate air quality performance.....read more

A growing eco-fleet for Streets Ahead


Sheffield City Council’s highways maintenance project, Streets Ahead, has a growing alternatively‑fuelled fleet, including hydrogen vans and electric vehicles. GreenFleet chats to Thomas Cullingford, environment manager at Amey, the firm delivering the contract.....read more

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