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NewsDiesel exhaust MPs want ban of petrol and diesel cars

The Joint Select Committee report into Air Quality has recommended that conventional petrol and diesel cars should be phased out before the current target date…

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NewsMINI Countryman S E charging Green Car Guide LOW RES Tax that discourages low emission vehicles

There were no new announcements in today’s Spring Statement for motorists, so here are the details of the previously-announced 2018 tax changes for car drivers…

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News Plug-in car grant changes

The government has today (17 December 2015) announced a long-term extension to its’ plug-in car grant. From 1 March 2016, two plug-in car grant rates…

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News Plug-in car grant extended

The current plug-in car grant scheme is to continue to offer motorists up to £5,000 off the price of an electric car until at least…

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NewsRenault ZOE 2015 Budget VED Changes

In the July 2015 Budget the Chancellor announced a new vehicle excise duty (VED) banding system for cars registered on or after 1 April 2017…

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News Restructure of UK plug-in car grants mechanism

The Government has confirmed that the current structure of the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant will end this year, coinciding with the sale of the…

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News Vince Cable opens £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre

Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) headquarters at the University of Warwick, and up to £100m of new funding…

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News Government fleets to introduce plug-in cars and vans

After many years, the government’s car fleets are being provided with funding to introduce plug-in cars and vans. The £5 million ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV)…

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Newslowcvp logo LowCVP programme to keep UK at forefront of low carbon transport

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), the multi-stakeholder organisation charged with promoting effective policy to deliver carbon reductions from all aspects of road transport, has…

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News Plug-in car grant extended as part of OLEV £500m for low emission vehicles

The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced how it will spend its £500m funding allocation for low emission vehicles over the next five…

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

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has launched a call for evidence from key players in the industry to find out how to kick start…

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

At LCV2013 today Transport Minister Norman Baker launched the government’s strategy to drive forward the ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) industry. The new strategy signals…

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