Science and Technology Committee also calls for a ban on new ‘conventional’ petrol and diesel vehicles, including hybrids, by 2035, at the latest.
There are now 9,300 EV charging locations compared to 8,400 fuel stations – almost 1,000 more public places to charge electric cars than there are fuel stations.
The Government should end its freeze on fuel duty and introduce a surcharge on diesel in a bid to improve air quality, says a Conservative think tank.
SMMT claims that political and economic uncertainty, and confusion over future Government policy on different fuel types, is damaging business confidence.
New data from the RAC shows that both diesel and petrol prices increased during July as the pound lost 3% on the dollar.
Diesel has become so inherently unpopular that there will be no large scale resurgence in its popularity despite improved environmental performance, says Arval.
But RAC says, despite petrol being 3p a litre cheaper and a litre of diesel falling by 5p, retailers could have gone further.
Announcement on future BIK tax rates also anticipated ‘very soon’ says Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
LowCVP says that compact, lightweight electric or low-emission vehicles have the potential to provide mobility solutions for people living in towns and cities.
Evaluation tools that help fleet managers and their drivers assess the suitability of electric vehicles (EVs) for their specific needs could become central to wider adoption, says FleetCheck.
European NGO Transport and Environment makes claim after EU’s environmental watchdog shows new car average emission rise.
The LowCVP's 2019 Annual Conference, taking place in Westminster, London, on Monday, July 8, will focus on the low carbon fuels agenda.
Pod Point is once again making its 2,000-strong public charging network free on Clean Air Day, to promote the benefits of electric vehicles.
Businesses must act now to ensure they include the energy used by all fleet vehicles within overall compliance calculations, says Cenex.
Engie has acquired ChargePoint Services (CPS), a UK provider of integrated EV charging solutions, and owner and operator of EV charging network, GeniePoint.
Long-term tax incentives, improved lead times and more rapid charge points are needed if the Government is to meet its ‘net zero’ emissions pledge.
Fleets need to compile accurate and reliable data about their use of electric and hybrid vehicles if they are to make a compelling case for more widespread use, says FleetCheck.
Shell has launched Shell Go+, a new rewards programme available to all fleets, based on station visits rather than points.
Fuel labels campaign aims to help educate drivers on the benefits of biofuels.
BP has announced the launch of a new customer loyalty programme, BPme Rewards, across the BP retail network in the UK.
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