Road to Zero: A Fraikin Executive Summary

The role the transport industry must play in the government’s plans to tackle air pollution has made it the focus of the Road to Zero – a Department for Transport white paper highlighting how the vehicles on our roads are set to be ‘cleaned up’.

The government’s plan is to continue to work towards a 15 per cent reduction of HGV emissions by 2025, coupled with a complete stop on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040. The goal is to make practically every car and van a zero-emissions vehicle by 2050 – a target that could have significant knock-on effects for the future of many operators in the commercial sector.

As one of the largest independent contract hire, fleet management and rental specialists in Europe, we feel that it is part of our job to understand the impact of these targets and to pass that knowledge on.

We have drilled down to the most salient points for commercial vehicle operators, highlighting what the changes will mean for your business, in the hope we can make the journey on the road to zero as smooth as possible.

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16.10.2020

FRAIKIN DEVELOPS NEW HEAVY VEHICLE MAINTENANCE…

Commercial fleet services company, Fraikin, has launched a new apprenticeship programme, offering the opportunity to begin a specialist career as an HGV technician at five of the company’s maintenance depots…

02.07.2020

FRAIKIN APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL ENGINEERING MANAGER

Mark Kellett Fraikin has appointed Mark Kellett as its new National Engineering Manager, charging him with the task of further strengthening the company’s already impressive maintenance offering across the UK.…

24.06.2020

VITAL NEW RIGIDS FOR TRADEBE HEALTHCARE…

Environmental services company, Tradebe Healthcare, has cited Fraikin’s ability to “get things done” as a major factor in being able to put its three new DAF rigids on the road…

05.05.2020

FRAIKIN GROWS MOBILE MAINTENANCE NETWORK WITH…

Fraikin has added seven 3.5-tonne Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans and six new mobile technicians to its national network, bolstering the capabilities of its maintenance service. The six new technicians increase Fraikin’s…

24.02.2020

SEAMLESS INSTALLATION OF 3,000 TELEMATICS AND…

Fraikin has successfully completed a UK-wide project to install more than 3,000 telematics and camera systems to the home delivery fleet of a major supermarket, playing an important role in…

14.02.2020

FIRST RATE MAINTENANCE SUPPORT FROM FRAIKIN…

Fraikin has secured more than a 50 per cent share of long-standing customer T. Quality’s commercial fleet of more than 100 vehicles, after delivering five new DAF refrigerated trucks on…

04.02.2020

FRAIKIN APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR TO…

Contract hire, fleet management and rental specialist Fraikin has appointed Darren Hall, 53, as Managing Director of the UK business. Based at the company’s Coventry headquarters, Hall joins Fraikin having…

13.01.2020

FRAIKIN PLAYS KEY ROLE IN AO’S…

Online electrical retailer AO has signed a five-year, full-service contract hire agreement with Fraikin for eight 4x2 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units, after being shown the benefits offered by the vehicle’s…

14.08.2019

FRAIKIN EXTENDS LONG-STANDING FLEET MANAGEMENT CONTRACT…

Fraikin’s ability to precisely structure the maintenance and servicing requirements of NHS Blood and Transplant’s specialist fleet has sealed a three-year renewal deal for one of its longest-running fleet management…

08.04.2019

FRAIKIN SEES FIRST YEAR OF EARNED…

Fraikin has been impressed with the benefits the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) earned recognition scheme – which offers digital proof of driver and vehicle compliance – has offered…

22.03.2019

FRAIKIN GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR…

As part of a new five-year contract hire agreement with long-standing customer Menzies Distribution, Fraikin was tasked with supplying 75 commercial vehicle assets to the company within weeks. In order…

28.01.2019

AWARD-WINNING CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER JOINS FRAIKIN…

Mark Burn, 45, has been appointed Fraikin's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), based at the company’s new UK headquarters in Coventry. He joins Fraikin after four years as Group CFO…