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Clean vehicles ‘are needed to protect the environment’

That’s the verdict from 65% of people in the UK, according to a 2,000-adult survey conducted by Nissan

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force today

It will apply 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in addition to the weekday Congestion Charge

London’s air pollution led to 4,000 people hospitalised in three years

That’s four people, including a child, admitted every day as a result of poor air quality

Local authorities granted £3m for cleaner air

The money from the government’s Air Quality Grant will be shared by 23 councils

Businesses offered £2m to gear up for sustainable deliveries

Applicants can benefit from funding for up to 20% of the cost of a new electric cargo bike

Two million Londoners living in areas with illegal toxic air

That includes hundreds of thousands of children in the capital

Local authorities granted £25m to roll out greener buses

They will be able to use the funds to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions

New air quality monitors for 10 London hospitals

They will provide real-time air quality measurements that will enable health professionals to take appropriate action

London schools trial backpacks with air quality monitoring sensors

The pollution levels of childrens’ journeys to and from their schools will be analysed

Government approves Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone

People driving highly polluting vehicles will have to pay to drive around parts of the city