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  • EV Energy Taskforce stakeholder engagement workshops 9 & 13 Sept


    The Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce is holding a series of regional stakeholder engagement workshops including upcoming events in Glasgow (9 Sept) and London (13 Sept). The Taskforce, which is facilitated by the LowCVP, has been formed at the request of the Government to help ensure that the UK's energy system is ready for and able to facilitate and exploit the mass take up of electric vehicles.

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  • New report outlines role of HGVs in future energy system


    A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) says that the transition to zero emissions in the HGV sector may require hybrid vehicles.

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  • MPs Committee says achieving clean growth may not be compatible with personal vehicle ownership


    Amongst the recommendations of the Science and Technology Committee's report on the technologies needed to achieve clean growth are that the Government must end the fuel duty freeze, reconsider fiscal incentives for cleaner vehicles and bring forward the ending of sales of new 'conventional' cars and vans to 2035 at the latest. 

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  • LowCVP to partner in 'Government Pavilion' at Cenex-LCV2019


    The LowCVP will again be collaborating with six other agencies in the government-associated 'innovation support ecosystem' at the Cenex-LCV 2019 event, which takes place at Millbrook Proving Ground on 4-5 September 2019. The 'UK Government Pavilion' at the event has been established to help visitors understand what support is available to them in terms of the drive for innovation on the Road to Zero.

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  • Government announces additional funding for on-street residential chargepoints


    The Government has announced an additional £2.5 million to fund the installation of over 1,000 new residential chargepoints. It will support the on-street residential chargepoint scheme, launched in 2017, which helps people access charging infrastructure near their homes when they don’t have off-street parking.

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  • Latest figures show renewable fuels are 4% of all road fuel supplied in UK


    According to the latest Department for Transport statistics, over 800 million litres - around 4% of the total - of renewable fuel has been supplied to the UK market for road and non-road mobile machinery so far this year. 

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  • New transport minister to take charge of decarbonisation and environment


    The LowCVP has written a letter to welcome new minister, George Freeman MP, who will lead on 'decarbonisation and environment' as well as transport technology and innovation and OLEV amongst other responsibilities. Baroness Vere of Norbiton takes on responsibility for freight, buses and taxis as part of the new Boris Johnson Government. The details of ministerial responsibilities were announced in August following the appointments in July.

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  • LowCVP 2019 Conference focuses on future fuels - all resources now available


    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s 16th Annual Conference, took place in Westminster on July 8. ‘More than electric dreams? Future Fuels on the Road to Zero' asked whether accelerating the drive to battery electric vehicles can deliver road transport’s contribution to ‘net zero’ or whether we’ll need to use ‘other tools in the box’ to cut emissions from liquid fuels and combustion engines while we’re undergoing the electric transition.

    Conference presentations, videos, images and other resources are now available from a dedicated page on the LowCVP's website.

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  • LowCVP is recruiting! New Technical & Programme Director sought


    The LowCVP is seeking to recruit a new Technical & Programme Director. This is a senior role requiring an accomplished people and project manager, commercially astute who can create collaboration and engagement both internally and externally with partner organisations and institutions in both the private and public sectors. (NB Deadline August 31!)

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  • SMMT points to industry sustainability gains but new car CO2 emissions up after sustained fall


    The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says that automotive industry productivity has risen by more than 200% since 1999, pointing to sustainability gains in energy use, water and CO2 emissions over the 20-year period. SMMT says that CO2 per vehicle produced has more than halved and new car CO2 has declined by a third over the period. However, average new car COemissions rose 2.9% from 121g/km in 2017 to 124.5g/km in 2018. 

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