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  • Hybrid Prius sales top 250,000

    12/07/2004

    According to Toyota, sales of the petrol-electric hybrid Prius model have passed a quarter of a million. The company report particularly strong demand since the launch of the second generation model which went on sale in the UK in January 2004.

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  • MPs call for greener, safer cars

    11/07/2004

    A new report by the Transport Select Committee says that road transport "must face up to its contribution to global warming".

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  • Conservatives and LibDems call for taxes to discourage carbon emissions

    10/07/2004

    Shadow Environment and Transport Secretary Tim Yeo says that the Conservative Party would like to see stronger tax incentives used to encourage people to drive less polluting cars.

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  • LowCVP at the Party Conferences

    09/07/2004

    LowCVP newsletter subscribers and others are invited to attend fringe events involving the Partnership which will take place at the Labour, LibDem and Conservative Conferences over the coming month.

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  • Greg Archer - new Director of LowCVP

    09/07/2004

    LowCVP press release, 7 September: Greg Archer has become the new Director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership - the organisation established to support the Government's Climate Change Strategy by delivering greenhouse gas reductions from the transp

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  • Latest figures show EU carbon emissions down

    08/07/2004

    European Union greenhouse gas emissions fell slightly in 2002 but the countries remain a long way off track to meeting the Kyoto protocol commitment of an 8% cut by 2008-12.

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  • Major report on sustainable mobility published

    07/07/2004

    Mobility can be made sustainable but to meet the challenge will require cooperation and effort from every level of society. This is one of the headline conclusions of 'Mobility 2030: Meeting the Challenges to Sustainability' which has been published by th

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  • Fuel cell vehicle completes marathon

    16/06/2004

    Vauxhall's fuel cell powered HydroGen3, has nearly doubled the distance record for a fuel cell car in completing a journey from northern Norway to western Portugal in 38 days. The Zafira-based prototype covered 9,696 kilometres.

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  • Visit the LowCVP website for the latest news and information

    10/06/2004

    The LowCVP website contains all the latest news and information on developments within the Partnership and in related policy areas.

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  • Transport to share climate target responsibility

    08/06/2004

    The Department for Transport will share joint responsibility with Defra and the DTI for the Government's target of a 20% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2010. The announcement was made by the Chancellor in the Comprehensive Spending Review, which

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