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  • New report urges fleets to prepare for move to EVs


    A new report suggests that the fleet sector must start planning for the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Sewells Research & Insight says that, up to now, fleets have been slow to adopt increasingly widely available clean electric technology.

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  • E.ON announces new strategic focus on electro-mobility


    The energy supplier E.ON Group has announced a new strategic focus on e-mobility and has established a new unit which aims to make the company a leading player in developing and expanding Europe's charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

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  • Diesel under threat from falling EV production costs - report


    A report by UBS, reported by the Financial Times, forecasts that diesel faces a "perfect storm" of competition from cheaper electric cars and a tougher regulatory approach to emissions following the VW scandal. Meanwhile, VW says it believes that the cost of producing and electric car will move lower than the cost of producing a diesel model around 2025.

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  • 'Mobility as a Service' is taking hold


    A report from the Transport Systems Catapult which suggests that we are at the beginning of a “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS) revolution is being supported by several recent developments including the adoption of a new integrated mobility service in Helsinki and ambitious plans announced by VW to become one of the world's largest mobility providers.

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  • Leaders of four major cities announce plans to ban diesel vehicles


    The leaders of four major global cities - Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens - have announced that they will stop the use of all diesel-powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade. Meanwhile health professionals in London have been urging the Mayor of London to ban diesel vehicles from the capital due to fears over air pollution.

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  • New supply of renewable biomethane for HGVs comes on-stream


    CNG Fuels has announced the launch of its new supply of renewable biomethane fuel as a lower cost, lower carbon alternative to diesel for heavy goods vehicles. 

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  • LowCVP workshop to focus on cutting emissions from commercial vehicles


    The LowCVP is holding a stakeholder workshop on Friday December 2nd to discuss current and future initiatives to cut emissions from commercial vehicles. The workshop is intended to be a precursor to the re-establishment of a LowCVP CV working group which will take forward initiatives for greening the UK's truck fleet.

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  • LowCVP holds UK eBus Summit for eLIPTIC project


    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) hosted a national launch event for the Horizon 2020 project 'Electrifying Public Transport in Cities' (eLITPIC) in London on the 10th November. The UK eBus Summit brought together best practice examples of electric bus and supporting infrastructure deployment in the UK alongside an introduction to the variety of demonstration projects being undertaken across 12 European cities as part of the eLITPIC project.

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  • 'Low carbon cars in the 2020s: Consumer impacts and EU policy implications' - new BEUC report


    A new report for the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) by Element Energy assesses the financial effects on consumers of lower carbon vehicles beyond 2020. It also examines what policy makers will need to do in order to deliver the necessary reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles.

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  • Business secretary says clean automotive sector to be heart of industrial strategy; JLR reveals vision for UK electric car plant


    The Business Secretary Greg Clark has clearly signalled that making Britain a world-leading hub for electric and next-generation vehicles is to be placed at the heart of the Government's industrial strategy. Speaking at the same event, Ralf Speth, Chief Executive of Jaguar Land Rover, said that his company would like to build an electric car plant and a battery factory in Britain.

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Minister of Transport, Andrew Jones MP