According to the Victorian Transport Association (VTA), the government’s $250 million Future Fuels Investment Fund is an important step in moving towards more electric and hydrogen fuelled vehicles.
Though the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) welcomes the release of the Government’s Future Fuels Strategy, it says more needs to be done to assist operators wanting to buy zero emission trucks.
Projections for the development of zero emissions heavy vehicles have proven to be conservative.
According to a new analysis from the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), Australia’s “out of date truck width rules” are restricting the availability of zero emission trucks down under.
Trucking companies wanting to borrow money from the ANZ Bank may be out of luck unless they can show they have a low-carbon transition plan. Read more
US Hydrogen start-up Nikola has just announced an order for 2500 TRE battery/electric rigid waste trucks for Republic Services, with an option for up to 5000 units. Read more