On 22 November 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt presented…
More zero emission trucks are set to drive on the roads due to UK government funding to decarbonise freight vehicles.
With heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) alone contributing 20% to all transport emissions across the UK, the £200 million in government funding announced in October will be invested across 4 green projects to roll out up to 370 zero emission HGVs.
Delivered in partnership with Innovate UK, the zero emission HGV and infrastructure demonstrator programme will also deliver around 57 refuelling and electric charging sites, providing much needed infrastructure to help the haulage sector decarbonise. See: Government invests £200 million to drive innovation and get more zero emission trucks on our roads – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)