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  • German government report finds total decarbonisation of the transport sector is possible


    A report from a 10-year German government-led project spearheaded by the Öko-Institut has found that a total decarbonisation of the transport sector is possible. The ‘Renewbility’ project looked at solutions for all of Europe and its work was supported by German and Swiss-based research institutions.

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  • What a low carbon year that was! A merry Christmas and happy 2017 to all our readers


    What a twelve months it has been for low carbon transport! A year which included the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, dramatic political changes in the UK and around the world has ended with the low carbon automotive sector looking set to take centre stage in the UK's forthcoming industrial strategy...

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  • More low emission buses for Nottingham, Leeds


    The low emission bus market gathered further pace with the news that a further 13 new electric buses entered service in Nottingham and a £71m pledge from First promised the arrival of 284 low emission buses in Leeds by 2020.

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  • LowCVP offers 6 month internship


    Following successful internships over the last 3 years, the LowCVP is offering a new voluntary internship, working directly with the LowCVP Secretariat team for a six months period. The internship provides an unrivalled opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of the low carbon transport sector, particularly in the areas of low carbon road transport policy and low carbon vehicle technologies and fuels.

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  • Zap-Map deal with Chargemaster to give plug-in users real time information on charge point availabilty


    Zap-Map - the on-line tool which enables UK drivers to locate and update EV charging points in UK and Ireland - has launched dynamic network data across its main pc and mobile phone platforms which will enable live network data to users from Chargemaster's Polar network. The LowCVP member organisation which runs Zap-Map says that other leading charge point networks are planned to follow in supplying live information to Zap-Map in early 2017.

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  • £8 million Challenge Fund available for low carbon and active travel projects in Scotland


    Transport Scotland has announced an £8m fund through which public, community and third sector organisations can apply for European Regional Development funding to facilitate the delivery of active travel and low carbon transport hubs. Organisations will be able to bid for up to 40/50% of the total project cost with the remainder of project costs provided through match funding.

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  • Last chance to respond to LowCVP's newsletter reader survey!


    A big thankyou to all those of you who have responded to LowCVP's newsletter readers' survey. We've had a great response - nearly 10% of all readers - but would welcome some more. The survey will remain open until the first week of January and there's a prize draw for the chance to win a bottle of fine wine for all those who respond.

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  • Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi to share electric car platform


    Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi are reported to be planning to share electric vehicle architecture in a move aimed at reducing the development costs of future EV models. Reports suggest that Nissan should be able to deliver a future LEAF electric car priced at approximately 2 million yen (£14,000), at least 20% lower than today’s starting price.

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  • New report urges fleets to prepare for move to EVs


    A new report suggests that the fleet sector must start planning for the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Sewells Research & Insight says that, up to now, fleets have been slow to adopt increasingly widely available clean electric technology.

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  • E.ON announces new strategic focus on electro-mobility


    The energy supplier E.ON Group has announced a new strategic focus on e-mobility and has established a new unit which aims to make the company a leading player in developing and expanding Europe's charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

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