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  • Transport minister launches £15m call to develop technology to reduce freight emissions


    Transport minister Jesse Norman MP has launched a call for a share of £15 million for research into technologies that can help cut emissions from trucks, cars and vans. The technology can include light-weighting materials or improved engine and battery efficiency.  The competition has been developed with Innovate UK and supports the government’s aim to ensure all new vehicles are emissions free by 2040.

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  • Cenex LCV 2017 sees new record attendance as LowCVP showcases 'Low Emission Truck Stop'


    Cenex-LCV2017 saw an increase of 23% in visitor and exhibitor attendance at the latest LCV event hosted at Millbrook Proving Ground. The event saw a range of new announcements, product launches and new initiatives. The LowCVP hosted a 'Low Emission Truck Stop' at the event.

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  • Government publishes responses to RTFO and GHG Regulations consultations


    The Government has published proposals that aim to increase the amount of renewable fuel in the transport energy mix and make several other changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation. The proposals mean that the obligation level will increase to 9.75% in 2020 and 12.4% in 2032. There will be a ceiling for the use of crop-based fuels set at 4% in 2018 and reducing each year to reach 2% in 2032.

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  • Coordinated introduction of E10 petrol can help meet transport carbon targets and support the UK economy


    (LowCVP media release) In support of the UK government’s decision to increase the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, the LowCVP today published its report ‘Successfully Deploying E10 Petrol’. 

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  • Spate of motor industry announcements raises expectations for EV growth


    A rush of recent announcements from motor manufacturers has raised expectations about the potential for electric vehicle uptake but has also prompted concerns about the availability of charging infrastructure and the ability of the power grid to meet increased demand. 

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  • LowCVP Champions Awards gala dinner, 11 October - book now and beat the 'early bird' deadline


    Book now for one of the 'green transport' networking events of the year! The LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards gala dinner will be held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham on Wednesday evening, October 11. Beat the 'early bird' deadline for booking full tables (10 seats) and individual seats which will end on Wednesday 13 September.

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  • Final shortlists for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards announced!


    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlists for the final three categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to cut carbon and polluting emissions from the road transport sector. Table bookings for the celebration gala dinner – which will take place alongside Energy 2017 at the NEC on 11th October – are now being taken.

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  • LowCVP launches WLTP information portal


    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has launched an information portal to give clarity and consistency about the introduction and progressive adoption of the new WLTP fuel economy test.

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  • LowCVP to showcase low emission trucks at LCV2017 Event


    The LowCVP will be hosting the 'Low Emission Truck Stop' at Cenex-LCV2017 (Millbrook, 6-7 September) to highlight how this key sector of road transport is rising to the emissions challenge with the introduction of new, cleaner technologies and fuels. Supported by Scania, Magtec and Offgrid Energy, the Truck Stop will showcase the use of a range of technologies for cutting CO2 and polluting emissions.

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  • Government announces details of £20m 'Future Fuels for Flight and Freight' competition


    The Government has announced details of an advanced fuels competition following the completion of an independent feasibility study to provide information on the development, design, launch and management of the initiative. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced last year that it would make £20m available for a future fuels for flight and freight competition.

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