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  • LowCVP to host UK eBus Summit for Horizon 2020 project

    22/09/2016

    The LowCVP is hosting a national launch event for the Horizon 2020 project 'Electrifying Public Transport in Citites' or eLITPIC. The UK e-Bus Summit on 10 November will showcase best practice examples of electric bus and infrastructure deployment in the UK alongside an introduction to the variety of demonstration projects being undertaken across 12 European cities, including London.

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  • UK announces that it will ratify Paris climate treaty, following US & China

    21/09/2016

    The UK will back its commitment to tackling climate change by ratifying the Paris Agreement before the end of the year, the Prime Minister has announced. China and the United States - jointly responsible for 38% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions - have also recently announced that they will ratify the agreement.

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  • Shell Springboard seeks entries - to support bright ideas for a lower carbon future

    20/09/2016

    The annual Shell Springboard awards will be open for entries between 26 September and 28 October, 2016. Part of Shell’s global initiatives to support entrepreneurs with bright ideas for a lower carbon future, the programme is seeking applications from UK businesses with commercially viable solutions to reduce carbon emissions. 

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  • LowCVP celebrates UK’s pacesetting adoption of low emission buses at LCV2016

    20/09/2016

    Delegates at Cenex-LCV2016 (Sept 14-15)  -  the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the low carbon vehicle community - were transported in some of the latest examples of low emission bus technology which are now being adopted in large numbers by UK operators, thanks to an initiative by the LowCVP. 

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  • £84m in joint Government and industry funding for low carbon propulsion technology announced at LCV2016

    15/09/2016

    The latest investment in a 10-year, £1 billion co-investment programme in advanced propulsion technology was announced by Nick Hurd, Minister for Climate Change and Industry, at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event (LCV2016). Five new projects have been awarded grants to develop low carbon propulsion technology in the UK.

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  • 'Electric Nation' project seeks EV drivers to help in largest electricity network capability trial

    15/09/2016

    Motorists buying or leasing a new electric car – including pure EVs and plug-in hybrids – are invited to become part of the Electric Nation project. The initiative is looking for 500-700 electric vehicle drivers to be part of the world’s largest trial of its kind, to ensure local electricity networks can cope with increasing numbers of EVs.

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  • LowCVP announces Low Carbon Champions Award Winners 2016

    15/09/2016

    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the 2016 Low Carbon Champions last night at the industry’s leading networking dinner, held in association with Cenex LCV2016, in Milton Keynes. The Champions Awards celebrate achievement and innovation in moving the UK to lower carbon road transport.

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  • Mayor announces low emission bus routes in London

    13/09/2016

    Sadiq Khan, London's Mayor, has announced plans for the first of a series of ‘Low Emission Bus Zones’ which he says will "prioritise the greenest buses on the worst polluted routes, as part of his far-reaching plans to clean up the capital’s toxic air".

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  • Uber strikes deal with Nissan to deploy 50 EVs in London

    12/09/2016

    The ride-sharing service Uber has struck a deal with Nissan which means that users of the service will soon have the opportunity to ride in electric vehicles in London.

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  • Job vacancy: Low Carbon Vehicles Consultant - E4tech, London

    11/09/2016

    Low carbon and low emission vehicles are one of the fastest growing areas of E4tech’s business. We want to reinforce our London team with an additional employee. To complement E4tech’s existing knowledge we are keen to strengthen our electrical energy skills in particular, at a component, vehicle and energy system level. We would also like to extend our networks in continental Europe.

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The LowCVP has done so much to further the cause of green motoring…this conference has always provided an excellent forum for debate and discussion
Minister of Transport, Andrew Jones MP