Independent report

Low carbon truck trial: executive summary 2013

Outlines progress made in the first year of projects funded as part of the low carbon truck trial.


Low carbon truck and refuelling infrastructure demonstration trial evaluation: executive summary, 2013

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This executive summary describes the progress of low carbon truck trial projects in their first year and sets out the issues identified and lessons learnt during that year.

Background to the low carbon truck trial

The low carbon truck trial was launched in 2012 following the government’s Logistics growth review. £11.3 million funding from the Office of Low Emission Vehicles and the Technology Strategy Board was made available, via competition, to encourage and assist UK road haulage operators to buy and use low carbon heavy goods vehicles and supporting infrastructure. A number of the successful projects commenced vehicle trials in 2013.

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Published 19 June 2014