Honda has announced that the next generation Jazz will be available with a hybrid powertrain and its first fully electric urban vehicle will be called the ‘Honda e’.
Overall, the alternative fuel vehicle market rose by 12.7% in April, but zero emission-capable plug-in hybrids fell by 34%, says the SMMT.
Fleets are taking delivery of the first RDE2 diesel cars, cutting VED and company car tax, with manufacturers promising that more models will follow.
Previous research suggested that around 45% of all cars, 40% of light goods vehicles (LGVs) and more than one-in-three (38%) trucks will need to pay the charge.
A new online tool from Arval is designed to help company car drivers decide whether more diverse fuel choices such as electric and hybrid power is right for them.
Separate charges for entering the ULEZ and congestion charge zone, as well as proposed charges for the new Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel, should be replaced with a road-user charging scheme.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that five London-based business groups will be offered a share of £170,000 of funding to improve air quality
The proportion of compliant vehicles entering the ULEZ has increased by more than a third, but TfL still expected to collect £450,000-plus in charges each day.
Allow Independent Road-testing says the huge variation in Euro 6 diesels makes it a poor proxy for urban emissions, as many early models emit way in excess of accepted limits.
Ford has outlined an EV strategy that encompasses mild hybrid, self-charging hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric solutions across its cars and vans.
Traffic and navigation app Waze will support smart routing at the launch of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on April 8.
With just a matter of days to go before the launch of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone, the fleet industry has again called for more support to help businesses comply with clean air zones.
Local authority will instead spend £32 million to reduce air pollution and improve congestion in the city.
One third of councils that responded to an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure survey say that they have no plans to increase charge points.
Defra approves plan to tackle poor air quality in Birmingham and gives £52.2 million to help implement scheme.
Lack of clarity around Government policy towards diesel vehicles blamed for the first-ever increase in average CO2 emissions on the Fleet Alliance fleet.
Octopus Investments incorporates cost of vehicle, charge points and grid upgrades into single pay-on-use contract.
Andrew Ryan looks at five of the factors which will influence the future for urban travel in the UK
A new report, published by the Aldersgate Group, sets out a series of policies aimed at delivering deep cuts in surface transport emissions.
The new diesel engines in Jaguar and Land Rover cars are some of the cleanest models for NOx emissions on sale in Europe, the AIR Index has found.
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