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  • New report proposes roadmap for hydrogen and fuel cells in the UK


    A new roadmap provides an overarching framework for hydrogen and fuel cells to play a greater role in the UK's energy mix, including transport. Commissioned by a range of stakeholders including the Dept for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Scottish Government and Innovate UK the report outlines the principal benefits of adopting hydrogen and fuel cells.

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  • UK ratifies Paris Agreement in Marrakech as treaty enters into force


    The landmark Paris Agreement has entered into force and has also been ratified by the UK Government at the latest gathering of world climate leaders in Marrakech - COP22 - providing a clear sign of the continued commitment to climate action across the world. Leaders from eight countries, including the UK, also announced a commitment to increase the share of low emission vehicles in their government fleets.

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  • Toyota establishes in-house electric vehicle unit


    Toyota, the world's largest car maker, has announced that it will establish a new in-house unit to focus solely on the development of electric cars and associated marketing.

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  • Bolder action needed as catalyst for UK low carbon transition say green groups


    New analysis from a coalition of green groups calls on the UK government to 'take bold action' to catalyse the UK's transition to low carbon energy, transport and heating. The group comprising Green Alliance, RSPB, WWF, CAFOD, Christian Aid and Greenpeace, called on the Chancellor to do more to promote new investment in low carbon infrastructure.

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  • Government responds to EAC criticism of UK rate of ULEV uptake


    The UK Government said it will introduce measures to further encourage the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in its response to the Environmental Audit Committee report published in September which suggested the UK is falling behind targets to switch Britain’s car fleet to electric vehicles. 

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  • Clean bus revolution cuts emissions by 55,000 tonnes a year


    A new generation of clean buses is already saving 55,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year and delivering £8 million in health and environmental benefits, according to a new report by the LowCVP for Greener Journeys.

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  • Oil majors commit $10bn to carbon storage plans to combat climate change


    Ten of the world's largest oil companies have announced plans to establish a new $1 billion green investment fund which will initially focus on deploying carbon capture, use and storage, reducing methane emissions from oil and gas operations and improving energy efficiency in both transport and industry. 

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  • New ICCT report examines the next generation of EV technologies


    The International Council on Clean Transportation has released a new study which provides an assessment of next generation electric vehicle technologies. It looks at issues like electric range, models available, battery capacity and cost, and examines the global production growth potential of car manufacturers and battery suppliers until 2023.  

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  • LowCVP launches comprehensive ‘green bus’ guide for operators and local authorities


    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has today launched the Low Emission Bus (LEB) Guide at the Euro Bus Expo 2016 (1-3 November, NEC, Birmingham). The Low Emission Bus Guide aims to be a vital reference for bus operators and local authorities, providing an overview of the benefits of a range of low emission fuels and technologies that reduce both air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. 

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  • Nissan confirms continuing production in Sunderland in boost for UK automotive sector


    In a boost to the UK motor industry and to the low carbon sector, Nissan Motor Company has announced that it will produce two new models at its Sunderland plant. The news has been welcomed following uncertainty generated as a result of the referendum vote for 'Brexit'.

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Minister of Transport, Andrew Jones MP