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  • Fuel cell vehicle completes marathon

    16/06/2004

    Vauxhall's fuel cell powered HydroGen3, has nearly doubled the distance record for a fuel cell car in completing a journey from northern Norway to western Portugal in 38 days. The Zafira-based prototype covered 9,696 kilometres.

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  • Visit the LowCVP website for the latest news and information

    10/06/2004

    The LowCVP website contains all the latest news and information on developments within the Partnership and in related policy areas.

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  • Transport to share climate target responsibility

    08/06/2004

    The Department for Transport will share joint responsibility with Defra and the DTI for the Government's target of a 20% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2010. The announcement was made by the Chancellor in the Comprehensive Spending Review, which

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  • International Energy Agency calls for cut in biofuels tariffs

    31/05/2004

    The International Energy Agency has called for tariffs on biofuels to be dropped in order to encourage their use. The Agency argues that the market price of biofuels does not adequately reflect their benefits in terms of both environment and energy securi

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  • Large companies preparing for a low carbon future

    31/05/2004

    Driven by the increasing cost of weather-based natural disasters - worth $70bn in 2003 - and a growing raft of legislation, the world's largest companies, including motor manufacturers and fuel suppliers, are paying greater attention to the threat of clim

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  • Calls for greater energy efficiency as oil prices soar

    30/05/2004

    As oil prices peaked at around $42 in May against a backdrop of strong oil demand and security concerns, the European Commission called for oil consuming countries to "use their muscle to curb escalating demand by introducing energy-saving measures and ta

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  • LowCVP at Birmingham Motor Show Conference

    29/05/2004

    A presentation on the role and activities of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership was delivered at the inaugural conference for vehicle manufacturers - "The UK's role in the global automotive industry" - on press day at the start of the Motor Show in Birmin

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  • Air travel may contribute a third of UK greenhouse emissions by 2050

    28/05/2004

    The Government expects aviation to contribute around 21.5% of total UK carbon dioxide emissions in 2050, compared with just 7.5% in 2010. The total effect of aviation on climate change is likely to be greater than the percentage emissions share implies be

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  • On-line access to Fuel Cells Forum for LowCVP members

    28/05/2004

    The Fuel Cells Forum provides on-line information including news, patents and international activity in fuel cell technologies, as well as hosting 'virtual' conferences. For a limited time, LowCVP members have been enabled with access to the Forum.

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  • UK Consultation on 7th EU R&D Framework Programme

    28/05/2004

    The European Framework Programme supports leading edge science and technology, strengthening international partnerships and providing over £300m (Euro 500m) funding to UK participants each year. The Seventh Framework Programme covers the period 2006-20

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