Ministry of Justice ‘failing to meet unambitious green targets’

The Ministry of Justice has failed to meet its own “unambitious” environmental targets in a number of key areas. That includes carbon targets, Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) certification and ultra-low emissions vehicles, according to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC). In a damning report, the EAC states it found “significant gaps and weaknesses” […]

Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales shot up 31% in March

March saw a 31% surge in registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles. That’s according to new data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), which shows how consumers are increasingly looking to invest in the latest low-emission vehicle technology. There were 22,816 new alternatively fuelled vehicles registered in total – 14,729 were hybrids and 8,087 were plug-in […]