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  • New study finds "tremendous value" in measures to increase efficiency of light duty vehicles

    22/06/2017

    A new US-based study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) finds that improving fuel efficiency of light-duty vehicles according to the adopted 2025 standards and then by 4-6% up to 2030 offers "tremendous value for American consumers". The study evaluates the impacts of the standards on the costs of vehicle technology and fuel savings under low, reference, and high fuel prices.

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  • Mayor of London's new strategy proposes more public and shared transport, active & healthier travel

    22/06/2017

    The Mayor of London has announced a transport strategy consultation which proposes a major focus on walking and cycling and a pledge to make the entire transport system zero emission by 2050. The Mayor aims to increase the proportion of people walking, cycling and taking public transport to 80 per cent of journeys by 2041.

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  • LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards - Final deadline for nominations is this week!

    22/06/2017

    The final deadline for the call for nominations to the 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards is Friday 23 June! All full nominations must be received by midnight tomorrow*. The Awards are for organisations that have made a real difference in the area of low carbon road transport and the winners will be recognised at a gala celebration event to be held on the evening of 11 October at the NEC alongside Energy 2017

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  • Bill backing electric vehicles introduced in Queen’s Speech

    21/06/2017

    Motorway services and petrol stations may be required to install electric charging points as part of Government plans to ensure the UK is at the forefront of electric vehicle developments. The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech, will encourage the use of electric and self-driving cars. The proposals in the Bill are identical to those in a Bill presented in the last Parliament but which did not receive Parliamentary approval before the General Election.

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  • Jaguar Land Rover invests £20m in ride-sharing service Lyft

    11/06/2017

    Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s biggest carmaker, has invested £20m in the ride-sharing service Lyft in a move which will enable the manufacturer to test its mobility services initiatives, including driverless cars. It is also set to support Lyft’s expansion plans by supplying the US-based firm with a fleet of its vehicles.

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  • "EVs to be the most disruptive car category since Model T Ford" - UBS

    07/06/2017

    A practical analysis of the Chevrolet Bolt by UBS team found that the car's electric powertrain was $4,600 cheaper to produce than previously estimated, “with much cost reduction potential left.” UBS extrapolated its findings about the Bolt's production costs to make a bold prophecy: EVs will prove to be “the most disruptive car category since the Model T Ford.”

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  • LowCVP News: LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards to be hosted by Energy 2017!

    06/06/2017

    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and Media 10 have announced an exciting partnership to hold the 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards presentation gala dinner alongside Energy 2017 at the Concourse Suites 1 & 2, NEC, Birmingham on the evening of Wednesday October 11.

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  • Nissan signs ground-breaking innovation partnership with Northern Powergrid

    25/05/2017

    Nissan and electricity distribution company Northern Powergrid have announced that they have signed an agreement that will see them co-operate over the next six years on a series of innovation projects to explore how EVs, batteries, and smart technologies can support energy networks. Meanwhile, Shell has announced it is testing technology to intelligently manage how electric vehicles draw charge from the grid.

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  • Interest high for LCV2017 but some exhibition space left

    25/05/2017

    Over 80% of stands for Cenex's Low Carbon Vehicle Event - LCV2017 - have been sold and interest has been high for this year's event which takes place on 6-7 September 2017 at Millbrook Proving Ground.

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  • LowCVP Annual Conference, 27 June, City Hall - More speakers announced - Book now!

    24/05/2017

    The LowCVP's Annual Conference, supported by the Mayor of London will take place at London's iconic City Hall on Tuesday 27 June. More speakers for the event have been announced and delegate bookings are increasing fast.

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