Fleets advised of 50 per cent surcharge no in force for on street parking in part of the borough.
UK Government calls for action to tackle particulate matter released from tyres and brakes
Clean Air Zones are being delayed due to a Government system that has not been developed on time.
Defra has told Coventry to introduce a clear air zone (CAZ) after rejecting the council's plans to tackle pollution in the city.
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.
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.
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.
Defra approves plan to tackle poor air quality in Birmingham and gives £52.2 million to help implement scheme.
Cars will not be charged to enter Bath’s clean air zone (CAZ), but vans, trucks and buses not meeting the latest emission standards will.
Mitigation measures proposed for the country’s two largest clean air zones (CAZs) have been criticised for failing to soften the blow for fleet operators.
Birmingham City Council has launched a Business Breathes website to help fleet managers and self-employed drivers prepare for the city’s clean air zone.
Addison Lee Group is investing £41 million on 1,200 Volkswagen Sharan MPVs to create an ultra-low emission zone-compliant fleet for London.
Fleet Alliance says the Government lacks a clear and cohesive strategy to low emission charging zones, diesels and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
Businesses have been urged to start planning for the introduction of the Leeds clean air zone after the Government this week approved the city council’s proposals.
Arval has criticised the debate around clean air zones (CAZs), saying the tone is out of proportion to their likely effects.
New plans for a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford could see all non-zero emission vehicles banned from the city centre during certain hours from 2020.
The Government has threatened Bristol City Council with legal action after it failed to submit final air quality plans.
Three-quarters (75%) of attendees at an ALD Automotive event think all vehicles emitting CO2 should be charged to enter a Clean Air Zone (CAZ).
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