The achievement of cleaner air is everyone’s responsibility – not just that of the transport industry
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).
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has confirmed that Manchester’s clean air zone will not target cars.
The Government has widened its focus on emissions, with the publication of its Clean Air Strategy, saying transport is only ‘partly’ to blame for pollution.
Southampton City Council has rejected the idea of introducing a charging low emission zone to help it meet EU air quality targets.
The low emission zone (LEZ) is initially targeting local bus services only, but will be extended to all vehicle types by the end of 2022.
Fewer than a quarter (23%) of UK firms know when and where clean air zones will be introduced, new research from Sewells suggests.
Private cars, taxis and vans will pay £8 per day, while HGVs, coaches and buses will be charged £50 per day, to enter Birmingham’s clean air zone (CAZ).
Fines and charges incurred by drivers of FN50 vehicles are reaching record levels. The suggestion is the total bill could be almost £56 million.
Transport for London (TfL) has begun installing more than 300 ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) warning signs across central London.
Nottingham City Council becomes the first local authority to have plans to improve air quality approved by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
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