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Ideas invited for £500 million spend on ultra low emission vehicles

Ideas invited for £500 million spend on ultra low emission vehicles

lcv2012-infiniti-emerge-lotus-evora-170.jpgThe Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has launched a call for evidence from key players in the industry to find out how to kick start demand and make the UK the number one European destination for investment in ultra low emission vehicles.

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New ultra low emission vehicles strategy launched to help grow the UK economy

New ultra low emission vehicles strategy launched to help grow the UK economy

lcv-2013-001a.jpgAt LCV2013 today Transport Minister Norman Baker launched the government’s strategy to drive forward the ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) industry.

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March 2013 Budget: Changes to VED, company car tax, capital allowances, and more

March 2013 Budget: Changes to VED, company car tax, capital allowances, and more

electric-vehicle-recharging.jpgHere’s a summary of how the March 2013 Budget affected motorists, including changes to Benefit In Kind (BiK) tax levels for Electric Vehicles (EVs).

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Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche-vehicle-network.jpgA joint call for collaborative R&D projects under theаNiche Vehicle R&D Programme, withаг900,000 funding, has beenаannounced by Cenex, the Technology Strategy Board and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

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First vehicles eligible for Plug-in Van Grant announced

First vehicles eligible for Plug-in Van Grant announced

renault-kangoo-maxi-ze-f.jpgThe government has announced details of the first seven electric van models eligible for up to £8,000 - or 20% - discount under the new Plug-in Van Grant.

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UKH2Mobility hydrogen project launched

UKH2Mobility hydrogen project launched

toyota-fcv-r.jpgA new programme, UKH2Mobility, has been launched to ensure the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

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Plug-in Car Grant extended and now includes vans

Plug-in Car Grant extended and now includes vans

renault-kangoo-maxi-ze-f.jpgThe Plug-in Car Grant, offering up to £5000 off an electric car, has been extended, and it now includes up to £8000 off electric vans.

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UK Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy

UK Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy

electric-recharging-point-f.jpgThe government’s vision for recharging infrastructure to support the electric vehicle revolution has been announced by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond.

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Electric charging and biomethane refuelling in Camden

Electric charging and biomethane refuelling in Camden

camden-006-f.jpgCommercial vehicle operators can now use a three-phase electric charging point and a biomethane refuelling facility at Camden Council

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Government leads charge of bigger green vehicles in UK

Government leads charge of bigger green vehicles in UK

The Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed plans to boost the UK's environmentally-aware approach to vehicles, announcing this month (April 6th) that it is to introduce 542 new low-carbon buses onto roads across England by March 2012.

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