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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has hailed a rise in the number of electric cars from 111 in the year the coalition came to power to 6,000 in the... continue
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Secondary stories
The Government has commissioned a study into the air quality benefits of a scrappage scheme for older vehicles and low emission zones. The Department... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
In May of last year Transport-Watch lodged a complaint against an advert placed by Renault, which claimed that the official fuel consumption for the... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE UNCERTAIN future for the owners of diesel-fuelled vehicles, highlighted by Daily Telegraph environment correspondent Geoffrey Lean (LTT 8 Aug),... continue
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Media monitor
On 2 August The Daily Telegraph’s environment correspondent, Geoffrey Lean, took up the cause of a very specific segment of car drivers –... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has called on the Government to end the tax incentives on diesel cars as part of a package of measures to cut urban air... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Proposals to include transport in the European Emissions Trading System would have a damaging effect on driving down carbon dioxide emissions from... continue
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In brief
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint concerning the carbon dioxide emissions associated with electric cars. Campaign group... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government has put back the expected date for achieving compliance with EU limits on nitrogen dioxide levels. Member states were supposed to... continue
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Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A gap is beginning to emerge between actual carbon dioxide emissions from UK transport and the volumes the Committee on Climate Change says are... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
A big shake-up to bus grant regimes across the UK is being recommended to encourage operators to purchase low carbon vehicles. A report commissioned... continue
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In brief
UK sales of electric and other ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) increased 44% in 2013/14, according to the DfT. New ULEV registrations were 5,451... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government today relaunches a grant scheme to subsidise householders wanting to install technology to recharge ultra low emission vehicles at... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Conventionally-fuelled vehicles will be completely replaced by ultra low emission vehicles such as electric cars and fuel cell or natural gas-powered... continue
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In brief
The DfT has invited local authorities across England to bid for a share of a £5m Clean Vehicle Technology Fund. Grants of up to £500,000... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is tendering for a contract to manage and improve the national chargepoint registry (NCR) of UK electric... continue
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Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission has announced the first steps in a plan to bring down carbon dioxide emissions from heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) such as... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
You may expect Craig Barrack, as the founder of car share firm Carbon Heroes, to be blind to possible drawbacks of car sharing. But even he has... continue
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