The 2020 LowCVP Conference will focus on how the UK can seize the opportunity for an investment-led green recovery in road transport as we emerge from Covid-19.
The DfT's transport decarbonisation plan has set out six strategic priorities that the Government will be consulting on over the next five or six months.
Air quality issue addressed in Coventry.
Electric Vehicles (EVs) and its charging accessibility remain the biggest factor for those who have not made the permanent switch, says a new survey by Venson Automotive Solutions
There have been many comments in these pages, on the importance of electrification – a deeply encouraging sign of the commitment.
By Tim Watts, managing director of Fleet Department
Funding for new fleet of new e-cargo bikes will provide Scotland’s first integrated cargo bike delivery and waste service.
The Government will launch a new consultation this summer with the intention of increasing the penalties for vehicles left idling.
Fleets have seen an increasing number of drivers opting out of company car schemes to instead take cash allowances.
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.
The report says a fairer and more sophisticated tax system could be based on distance travelled, time of journey, location or air pollution.
Failure to support the fleet sector with a fair and consistent tax regime will seriously threaten Government attempts to decarbonise road transport
EST has helped 360 fleets save £47m and 66,000 tonnes of CO2
If the Government is to stand a chance of achieving its Road to Zero pledge, it must bring forward planned reductions in company car tax rates.
Energy and automotive industries will be brought together by the newly-formed Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce to plan for the changes needed as EV use rises.
Government targets for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) branded unachievable, although the fleet sector is committed to accelerating uptake where possible.
The Government has been criticised by renewable energy experts for launching another consultation on E10 petrol (petrol with 10% renewable bioethanol).
New, greener petrol could be on forecourts up and down the country as part of a Government drive to reduce greenhouse gases.
The Government can mandate electric vehicle (EV) charge points at motorway services after the Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Act passed through Parliament.
Campaign group ClientEarth insists it has only one agenda – to protect people's health by upholding their right to breathe clean air.
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