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  • Two new reports highlight growth in UK van traffic

    27/04/2018

    Significant growth of van traffic in the UK is creating "considerable challenges" for cities and urban areas, leading to poorer air quality and congestion according to a new report from the Urban Transport Group. Meanwhile, a report by TRL evaluates the prospects for autonomous vehicle freight carriage in London.

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  • Save the date! the LowCVP Annual Conference – Thursday, 12 July 2018, London

    22/04/2018

    Progress to a zero emission transport future depends not just on the availability of the right vehicles and fuels but also on the willingness and enthusiasm of consumers and fleet buyers to adopt them. Increasing consumers' appetite for change through supportive policies, effective marketing and other actions will help determine the rate of progress, but will this be enough? Find out how experts view the 'people, policy, product' conundrum at the LowCVP's 2018 Annual Conference.

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  • Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham delivers keynote speech at LowCVP’s ‘Moving North’ conference

    20/04/2018

    The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, together with leading speakers from the Northern Powerhouse, the automotive industry and related sectors, came together in Manchester on 12 April to discuss the future of greener transport in the North and resulting business opportunities.

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  • Last call for Moving North conference this Thursday!

    10/04/2018

    There are still a few places available for this Thursday's Moving North conference in Manchester! The final agenda is now published and the keynote address will be by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham. And we are very pleased to announce a late addition to the speaker line-up is Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership.  

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  • Manchester Mayor's Green Summit sets out bold proposals

    29/03/2018

    Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has set out a number of green transport proposals for the region at a landmark Green Summit on 21 March. The summit brought together environmental experts, interest groups, partner agencies, academics and local people to discuss Greater Manchester’s green ambitions. The GMCA aims to work with central government to deliver those things that require national action such decarbonising the national grid and transport infrastructure.

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  • LowCVP 2018 "Moving North" Conference, 12 April, Manchester

    29/03/2018

    LowCVP’s 2018 'Moving North' Conference will open with a keynote address by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham. The event will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel supply companies in the Northern Powerhouse that are being stimulated by the low carbon shift.

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  • Government announces £48m ultra low emission bus fund

    28/03/2018

    Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani has announced a new Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme for England and Wales aimed at cutting emissions and ensuring cleaner and greener journeys. Local authorities and operators will be able to bid for a share of a £48m fund, which they can use to buy hundreds of new ultra-low emission buses as well as the infrastructure to support them.

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  • Zap Map launches peer-to-peer home and business charging network

    23/03/2018

    Zap-Map has launched two new peer-to-peer electric vehicle (EV) charging services – Zap-Home and Zap-Work – designed to allow charge point owners to share their devices with other EV drivers. The new services from Zap Map will allow domestic and business charge point owners to earn money by sharing their unit while it’s not in use. 

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  • £220m Clean Air Fund launched by UK government

    23/03/2018

    A £220 million Clean Air Fund has been released to tackle roadside emissions, and forms part of a £260 million plus package from the government to improve air quality. The £220m fund is available to local authorities to support a range of initiatives to support individuals and businesses affected by Clean Air zones plans.  A wide range of potential approaches are available and the published document highlights several case studies including support for mitigation measures such as retrofitting and new vehicle purchase, as well as possible support for conversion to LPG, upgrading to electric vehicles or local upgrade schemes.

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  • LowCVP gears up for road transport’s ‘decade of change’

    20/03/2018

    (Media release:) LowCVP celebrates 15-years of cutting road transport emissions at Parliamentary Reception

    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) will announce its first ever three-year strategic work programme at a packed reception in Parliament today, also welcoming a leading organisation from the influential finance/leasing community to the ranks of its members.

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