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  • Decarbonising UK trucks - results of three-year, £32m LEFT programme to cut freight emissions published

    18/11/2020

    (LowCVP News Release) From city centre deliveries to international haulage, vans and trucks are delivering essential goods across the country, but as the drive for net zero by 2050 gathers pace, road transport needs to change. Transport now represents around a third of all UK greenhouse gas emissions and trucks and vans are responsible for a third (and growing) of that impact.

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  • LowCVP welcomes the next critical step on the road to net zero transport (Response to PM's 'Ten Point Plan')

    17/11/2020

    Comments on the announcement of 2030 end to sales of new ‘conventional’ petrol & diesel cars and vans included in the Prime Minister’s 'Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution'

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  • New industry report urges greater diversity in UK approach to carbon neutral technology

    09/11/2020

    The first report by the Transport Energy Network (TEN) suggests there is no 'single bullet' solution for decarbonising transport and warns against over-reliance on any one technology, urging policy-makers and industry to develop a portfolio of power options to meet 2050 targets. TEN is a collaboration between the Advanced Propulsion Centre, LowCVP and the University of Brighton.

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  • Register for Cenex-LCV 2020 online now!

    06/11/2020

    Delegates are being invited to register (free) for Cenex-LCV 2020 which is being held online for the first time on 18-19 November. The leading low carbon vehicle event features a technology exhibition, extensive seminar programme and facilitated networking. LowCVP is a partner in the 'Government Pavilion' which will be a central feature of the show. 

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  • EV Energy Taskforce reconvenes to drive action in the electric transition and help deliver Net Zero

    22/10/2020

    The Electric Vehicle (EV) Energy Taskforce  - the Government-backed initiative bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors – is moving to take the next steps to drive the transition to electric vehicles while delivering benefits to EV drivers, consumers and to the UK’s electricity system. Full details will be announced at an online event to be held this afternoon.

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  • EVs to reach cost parity with ICE cars by 2024 - new UBS analysis

    22/10/2020

    New analysis from global financial services firm UBS finds that electric cars will be no more expensive to make than conventional cars with internal combustion engines (ICE) by 2024. By the middle of the 2020s a UBS analyst says there will be few reasons left to buy an ICE car.

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  • 22 October: Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce - From Proposals to Actions - full agenda announced!

    19/10/2020

    The Electric Vehicle (EV)  Energy Taskforce - which was convened by LowCVP to help bring energy and automotive stakeholders together to facilitate the electric transition in road transport - is moving into a new action and implementation phase. Sign up (free) for an online networking event on Thursday 22 October, from 2pm, to find out more about the Taskforce's next steps. BEIS Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Kwasi Kwarteng MP has been confirmed as keynote speaker at the event. The full agenda has just been announced!

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  • New report highlights importance of smart technologies, EV-grid integration for reaching net zero

    14/10/2020

    A new report identifies 55 'high impact technology projects' that it says that Europe must embark upon in order to meet net zero by 2050. These include upgrading energy grids, enabling bifacial solar and driving EV deployment. The report explains how digital technologies are key to increasing flexibility, control of demand, supply and storage and improving aggregation of demand.

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  • Leeds says CAZ no longer required; Bath & Birmingham CAZs get go-ahead

    13/10/2020

    A review by Leeds City Council and the Government has found that Leeds Clean Air Zone (CAZ) is no longer required due to recent improvements in air quality in the city. Meanwhile, the Government has approved plans for CAZs to go live in Bath and Birmingham in 2021 following delays linked to Covid-19. 

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  • Car makers race to meet EU 2020/1 CO₂ targets by increasing EV sales

    12/10/2020

    New analysis by Brussels-based NGO T&E says that auto manufacturers are on course to meet EU regulated 2020/21 new car CO₂ emissions targets, through a combination of strategies including increasing sales of EVs, improving ICE vehicles' emissions performance and 'pooling' emissions with other companies who have exceeded the target. In related news, T&E says that Brexit poses a threat to the supply of EVs to the UK in 2021.

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