Transport Minister Andrew Jones announces £19 million funding to help freight industry cut vehicle emissions and unveils accreditation scheme.
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Up to £19 million will be available to support the freight industry’s efforts to reduce vehicle emissions, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today, 30 June 2016.
The money will help fleets of commercial vehicles access the very latest in innovative low and zero emission vehicle technologies.
The funding will be available for applications from small local delivery firms as well large distribution HGV fleets. Part of the funding will also go towards new alternative fuel infrastructure such as electric vehicle chargepoints. The competition opened for bids in July 2016.
Image above shows Alan Asbury receiving the Fleet Hero Silver Award from Andrew Jones MP at the 10th Annual National Energy Savings Trust awards evening, Transport Museum, Covent Garden, London on 26th Nov 2015.