The Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum will discuss the development of low emission transport in the UK at a seminar in London, on December 8.
Fewer than one in three councils (29%) employ policies to support the procurement of low emission vehicles (LEVs), research suggests.
The fleet industry will insist the Government allows sufficient time to adapt to any measures brought in to tackle air quality targets at the end of this year.
Europe’s fleet managers could save millions of tonnes of CO2 and £20 billion a year, according to a Greenpeace report.
The EU is a step closer to introducing ‘real world’ air pollution tests for cars and vans after agreeing a more accurate procedure for measuring emissions.
The UK’s failure to meet EU limits on nitrogen dioxide must be tackled after the Supreme Court ruled in case brought by Client Earth.
The UK has once again beaten CO2 emissions targets, with the average new car in 2014 posting CO2 emissions 4.2% below this year’s EU-wide target of 130g/km.
Three new VED bands should be introduced to reflect the most efficient cars, while a new emissions tax should be introduced for vans, a report suggests.
Average new car emissions continued on a downward trend in 2014, according to figures published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Evidence from Emissions Analytics reveals the difference between official fuel economy figures and real-world results is continuing to grow.
The UK Government has got to move away from its “obsessive focus” on CO2 and begin looking at initiatives to tackle air quality, according to the president and managing director of Toyota GB.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is arguing for fleets to be incentivised to adopt cleaner, Euro 6 diesel vans.
New, small cars are amongst the worst performing when it comes to meeting their official mpg figures, research suggests.
Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, has announced plans to deliver a programme of one-day low carbon vehicle masterclasses across the UK.
The gap between real-world fuel economy and carmakers’ official figures is widening, with company car drivers suffering the biggest shortfall, new research suggests.
ULEMCo's converted vehicles have been verified as achieving the definitions of ultra-low status by the VCA, the UK Vehicle Type Approval authority.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has called for a rethink on the current proposals for an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London.
Fleets should be aiming to move over from manufacturer CO2 figures to more accurate forms of measurement when calculating their carbon footprint, says Chevin Fleet Solutions.
Company cars and diesel should be taxed more heavily to cut CO2 emissions and traffic congestion, and improve air pollution.
The Government should amend vehicle taxation – including company car benefit-in-kind tax, capital allowances and vehicle excise duty – to hasten improvements in air quality, says London Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London (TfL).
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