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  • On-road NOx emissions exceed Euro 6 limits by 7 times - ICCT report

    03/02/2017

    A recent report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) finds that on-road nitrogen oxides emission levels of modern diesel cars are on average about seven times higher than the limit set by the Euro 6 emission standard, which went into effect in September 2014. 

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  • Met Police to introduce 250 EVs to fleet

    02/02/2017

    The Metropolitan Police has announced plans to 'green' its fleet of vehicles by introducing 250 electric vehicles. The Met says the aim is to help reduce London's air pollution and that it's part of a major overhaul of its 4,000 strong fleet.

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  • ITF report: current international policies won't deliver target transport carbon reductions

    01/02/2017

    The International Transport Forum's report, Transport Outlook 2017, says that the transport sector's CO2 emissions will rise up to 60 per cent between 2015 and 2050, with shifting global trade patterns making it difficult to decarbonise the transport industry.

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  • Calling London's freight operators; Commercial GreenFleet, 23 Feb, Twickenham

    01/02/2017

    Commercial GreenFleet on 23 February in Twickenham, West London, will provide London's freight operators with an opportunity to find out how to cut costs and emissions as London gears up for a new Ultra-Low Emission Zone. The LowCVP is a partner and exhibitor in the event, which is organised by GreenFleet and staged in association with TfL's LoCITY initiative.

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  • LowCVP report on emissions performance of innovative urban delivery vehicles published

    31/01/2017

    Transport for London has published a report by the LowCVP in association with TfL's LoCITY initiative which provides the results of tests to develop a city-centre test cycle to measure the greenhouse gas and pollutant emission performance of various urban freight delivery technologies. TfL had commissioned the LowCVP to develop a representative test cycle and to assess the emissions performance of some emerging technologies relevant to urban and city-centre operations.

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  • LowCVP's re-formed Commercial Vehicle Working Group to meet on March 1, Birmingham

    30/01/2017

    The first formal meeting of the re-formed LowCVP Commercial Vehicle Working Group will take place at Edgbaston, Birmingham on the afternoon of Wednesday March 1st 2017, alongside the Freight in the City Summit 2017.

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  • Trial of 20 Ford plug-in hybrid vans to take place in London

    23/01/2017

    Transport for London is to trial 20 new plug-in hybrid Ford Transit Custom Vans as part of a new initiative supported by a £4.7m grant from the Advanced Propulsion Centre. The initiative will launch in the autumn of this year and aims to help improve air quality in the capital.

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  • BEIS puts low carbon transition at the heart of Britain's industrial strategy

    23/01/2017

    The Government has announced a wide-ranging industrial strategy which seeks to maximise the economic potential of the low carbon transition and which it says will address the long-term challenges to the UK economy. The strategy, issued in the form of a green paper or consultation document, is open for comments until April 17.

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  • Scotland targets 66% cut in climate emissions within 15 years

    19/01/2017

    Scotland has presented ambitious plans to cut total climate emissions by 66% within 15 years in the third report on proposals and policies for meeting the country's annual greenhouse gas emissions targets. The plans will mean large reductions in reliance on fossil fuels for transport, energy and homes.

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  • China plans to quadruple EV production; record sales in 2016

    16/01/2017

    Plug-in car sales in China were expected to exceed 350,000 and the country is now reported to have the largest EV fleet in the world. Manufacturers are rushing to boost EV production in China - which is expected to quadruple by 2020 - stoking fears of potential overcapacity. Meanwhile Tianjin, a major industrial city in north China has introduced 500 new electric buses, boosting its electric fleet to 1,346 vehicles.

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