But no plans are announced for any outright ban on diesel vehicles.
Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) and Austria’s Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien) has demonstrated the potential of fast-acting starter-generators for reducing the residual NOx emissions of the latest Euro 6 diesel engines.
Research company wants to investigate ‘pay as you pollute’ real-time readings.
The future of diesel fuel on the UK’s fleets will be the focus of an industry debate to be held at this year’s Company Car in Action.
Diesel remains the fuel of choice for almost two thirds (63%) of car hire customers, analysis by Europcar UK suggests.
Tracker is urging fleet managers to become part of a free six-month trial and contribute to research which aims to reduce air pollution.
There has been a mixed response to the proposals, with some welcoming the Government's plans and others criticising its lack of committment to a scrappage scheme.
Government says local authorities should avoid charging motorists to drive into the UK’s most polluted towns and cities.
The Glass’s Editorial team has observed that Toyota Prius values have been seemingly on the rise.
Anti-diesel headlines could adversely impact the fleet sector’s green initiatives.
The High Court has told the Government it must publish its plan for improving air quality before the general election.
The Transport Committee is demanding further answers in the aftermath of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
French prosecutors have opened a formal investigation into suspected diesel emissions test-cheating by PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, reports Reuters.
The Government has said it will publish a draft air quality plan by June 30, after the general election.
The Government has asked the courts for permission to delay the publication of plans to meet EU air quality standards until after the general election.
Fleets should “act now” if they want to avoid being hit with toxin taxes aimed at improving air quality.
Growing hysteria regarding diesel cars could have a negative impact on the fleet sector if the reality isn’t put into perspective.
Developers behind a project that will enable councils to charge vehicles to drive on city roads according to real-time emissions, have received a £1m grant.
Diesel cars and vans that do not meet the Euro 6 environmental standard will have to pay £12.50 to enter central London from April 8, 2019
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Kahn, has called on government to implement his new proposals for a national ‘dirty’ diesel scrappage scheme.
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