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HGV operators can use aerodynamic features to reduce fuel consumption

The government has unveiled changes to legislation that will make HGVs more environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient. The move will see HGV operators able to use longer cabs and aerodynamic features to help improve emissions and reduce fuel consumption. The new regulations have now come into effect and enable haulage companies to choose vehicles that have aerodynamic features fitted on the rear of the vehicle. They can also now use elongated cabs to reduce their fuel bill. HGV aerodynamic improvements could lead to fuel savings The government points to a 2013 study that estimated that HGV aerodynamic improvements could lead to fuel savings of between 7% and 15%. The new regulations have been brought into force as the government aims to deliver its promise to ‘build back greener...[Read More]