Edinburgh proposes low emission zone for city centre

If approved, it would be implemented in spring 2022 but penalty enforcement would only start in 2024 following a two-year grace period

Bath starts charging diesel and petrol cars to drive to the city centre

Drivers of polluting vehicles will be charged up to £100 a day to enter the centre

Hybrid BMW switches to electric mode while entering low emission zones

New GPS technology allows BMW hybrid models to switch to electric driving mode in designated areas of London and Birmingham

Low Emission Zone in Edinburgh is ‘well underway’

Transport and Environment Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes said: ‘Introducing LEZs is crucial to our plans to tackle poor air quality in the city and its negative impact on health and wellbeing’

Glasgow to have Scotland’s first low emission zone

  Glasgow is to become the first Scottish city to put in place a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). The city council is partnering with the Scottish Government to prepare the LEZ design and proposals that will improve air quality in Glasgow. An LEZ Leadership Group and Deliver Group have been set up to prepare for […]

London must rethink its Ultra Low Emission Zone plans

Transport for London should rethink its plans to cap emissions in central London. That’s the view of the motoring trade body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which says the standards in the zone should actually be tougher than planned. The Mayor of London is proposing to make the congestion charge zone cleaner, […]