The European Commission today proposed a tough new law to cut average CO2 emissions from vans. Industry remains committed to the continued reduction of road transport emissions and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders now urges European policy-makers to make the legal framework more supportive and realistic in a move towards a low carbon economy.
It is probably not the way anyone involved in the previous LDV operation would have wanted the company to go, but at least there is now an end to the saga. [...]
One minute vans will have to pay to enter the LEZ, the next they don’t. Boris Johnson’s last minute U-Turn will, no doubt, be as good for the van dealers in the London area as the LEZ for trucks was for the truck dealers.