New air quality strategy includes plans to develop new standards for tyres and brakes to address toxic non-exhaust emissions.
Conflicting messages about the future of diesel and contradictory advice on how and when to introduce alternative fuel vehicles are not helping fleets.
The European Commission says it will refer the UK to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to address air pollution.
The Mayor of London says he wants to bring forward the introduction of zero-emission zones in some parts of the capital from 2025 to 2020.
Smart Travel Evolution Programme (STEP), a traffic flow trial using smartphones and connected car data, goes live in June.
Researchers claim to have had interest from a number of manufacturers who want to fit it to their diesel cars.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has dismissed reports that it is planning a ban on the sale of certain hybrids from 2040.
Diesel is no longer the dominant fuel for fleets, with petrol now the powertrain of choice for company car drivers, newly released sales data reveals.
Bosch claims it has achieved a “breakthrough” in diesel technology by dramtically cutting NOx emissions.
Andy Burnham has called for a bold approach to driving down transport emissions at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s Moving North Conference.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond made the commitment in last November’s budget. But, MPs have questioned the Government’s commitment.
‘Real-world’ emissions conversion tool, which changes a new WLTP value into an NEDC figure for tax purposes, increases CO2 values by 10% or between 10-15g/km on average.
Legal action brought against the VW Group following the ‘dieselgate’ scandal will be heard at the High Court tomorrow (Tuesday, March 27).
The Government says clean air funding could be available for locally targeted scrappage schemes and the retrofitting of vans and trucks to LPG.
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit, Health and Social Care, and Transport Committees have published a joint report on air quality.
Scotland’s transport minister, Humza Yousaf, has said that 95.5% of respondents to a consultation support the principle of Low Emission Zones.
Bristol City Council’s cabinet has discussed the creation of a clean air zone (CAZ) to ensure the city is meeting legal limits for levels of nitrogen dioxide.
A number of diesel cars emit less NOx in the real-world than the Euro 6 regulatory limits, including the first testing under the new RDE regulation.
Major cities in Germany will be able to ban diesel cars after a ruling by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig.
The Government must take stronger action to improve air quality in areas not compelled to introduce clean air zones (CAZs) or submit local action plans.
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