All-new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will need to be zero emission by 2040, the UK government has announced at COP26 on Transport Day (November 10, 2021). The government will phase out non-zero emission HGVs below 26 tons by 2035, with all new HGVs sold in the UK to be zero emission from 2040, making it a world first for the UK.
UK Home Deliveries See Number of Vans on Operating Leases Surge
The rise of e-commerce and the demand for home delivery has seen the number of light commercial vehicles funded by the UK’s major leasing companies increase by nearly 5% year-on-year. The number of vans underwritten leasing company books was 462,863 - an increase of 21,515 vehicles.