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  • Government announces £5 billion of new funding to overhaul bus and cycle links


    The Government has announced that £5bn of new funding is to be allocated to overhaul bus and cycle links for every region outside London. The Government says that bus services across the country "will be transformed with simpler fares, thousands of new buses, improved routes and higher frequencies".

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  • Government brings forward target to end sales of combustion engine cars to 2035


    The Government has announced that it plans to bring forward the ending of the sale of combustion engine cars and vans in the UK from 2040 to 2035. Making the announcement at the launch of the UN Climate Summit - which is scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November - the Government also confirmed that the proposals include ending the sale of all hybrid vehicles. It says that the deadline may be earlier if a faster transition is feasible, subject to consultation. 

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  • Ofgem publishes decarbonisation action plan


    Ofgem has published a Decarbonisation Action Plan which sets out nine actions required to be taken over the next eighteen months to ensure energy networks are ready to deliver net zero, support Government in tackling the difficult question of how to decarbonise heat and transport and encourage innovation to provide new low carbon products and services for consumers. The plan has been generally welcomed by industry and consumer groups.

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  • New reports point way ahead for freight and fuels in low carbon transition


    The Road Haulage Association has set out its general approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector, calling on the Government to develop a 'freight roadmap' towards net zero and develop consistent, supportive policies to "give our members confidence to plan for a green future". Meanwhile, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has published a separate report which focuses on the importance of using cleaner fuels in IC-engines to support the electric transition. 

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  • Nissan and Uber sign deal for supply of up to 2,000 electric Leafs, most destined for London


    Nissan and Uber have agreed a deal with will support the introduction of up to 2,000 electric Nissan Leafs for drivers who use the Uber app, mainly in London.

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  • Citizens Advice says public must be "at the heart of process" in net zero transition


    In the first in a series of reports examining the impact of the net zero transition on consumers, Citizens Advice says that the government must put the public at the heart of the process or risk undermining the country's ability to reach the targets. The report 'Zero Sum' finds that 82% of people canvassed in a nationally representative sample said they support the goal to reach net zero by 2050. 

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  • DfT announces increases in funding for on-street chargepoints


    The Department for Transport has announced that it is doubling funding to £10m for the installation of chargepoints on residential streets next year. The Government is also considering how real-time information can also be made readily available, helping cut waiting times by showing which chargepoints are currently being used.

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  • Receiving the newsletter but not a LowCVP member? Join now!


    If your organisation has a stake in the UK's move to low carbon vehicles and fuels and wants to play a key part, collaborating with government, industry and others in accelerating the net zero transition, you should join the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership.

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  • UK electric van maker receives £85m investment from Hyundia/Kia


    Hyundai and Kia have announced an £85m ($100m) investment in UK-based electric van maker - and LowCVP member - Arrival. The money will be used by Arrival to scale up production of its electric van targeted at the commercial vehicle market.

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  • EV Energy Taskforce news: Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s energy system


    [News release:] A Government-backed taskforce bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors has demonstrated that an effectively managed integration of electric vehicles with the energy system can significantly improve electricity network efficiency, increase system resilience and limit the requirement to build costly new infrastructure to meet growing electricity demand.

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