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News All change for London Congestion Charge

After a period of consultation it has now been confirmed that cars emitting 100 g/km CO2 or less, as long as they meet Euro 5…

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News Boris consults on future of the Congestion Charge

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has launched a consultation on the existing Congestion Charge exemption for hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. Under the current…

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News European car industry supports CO2 tax on cars

The European car industry says that it supports the further introduction of CO2-based taxation for cars in order to incentivise fuel efficiency. The European Automobile…

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News Green Cars are the Biggest Sellers in Scrappage Scheme

Latest Government figures show that 144,308 cars and light vans have been bought through the scrappage scheme since it went live on 18 May 2009….

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News Volvo gets Boris to review the Congestion Charge

Volvo has been successful in its bid to get the The Mayor of London to review the Congestion Charge. Volvo believes that the current system…

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News Now Boris scraps phase three of the London Low Emission Zone

Following Boris Johnson’s scrapping of Ken Livingstone’s revised Congestion Charge plans, along with the Western extension of the scheme, he has now announced that phase…

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News EU parliament passes new car CO2 legislation

Average CO2 emissions from new cars must be slashed to 130g/km by 2015, the equivalent of achieving 58mpg with a diesel engine and 52mpg in…

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News Manchester says No to Road Pricing

After one million votes were received in a referendum of 10 local authority areas, 79% were against the proposed pay-as-you-drive scheme for Manchester. The scheme…

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News Boris Scraps Western Extension of London Congestion Charge

London Mayor Boris Johnson has decided to scrap London’s Western congestion charge zone. The extension, covering Kensington and Chelsea and part of Westminster, will disappear…

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News Cleaner Air due to London Low Emission Zone

Around a third of trucks over 12 tonnes operating in Greater London are significantly cleaner than they were one year ago, according to Transport for…

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News Government aims for 130g per km CO2 average for new cars

Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly has launched a consultation on European Commission proposals to introduce compulsory CO2 targets for new cars. The Government says that the…

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News 2008 Budget car tax changes under scrutiny

MPs have debated the Government’s controversial plans to increase Vehicle Excise Duty as the Finance Bill continues to make its way through Parliament. The VED…

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