Sadiq Khan invests £6m to tackle London’s toxic air

Projects being supported include four new Low Emission Neighbourhoods in the capital

Winners of £14m hydrogen vehicle competition revealed

The innovative technology the vehicles use has long range and fast refuelling capability

Picture of UK and Polish flags with an electric vehicle being charged.
UK-Poland launch initiative to drive low emission vehicles growth

They have issued a joint declaration to all countries calling on them to renew their efforts to boost the transition to greener cars

EU nations agree 35% car emissions reductions by 2030

New passenger cars would also have to emit 15% less emissions on average by 2025

UK commits £2.5m for low emission retrofit technologies

It will support testing of new technologies for the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme

Fleet of low-emission buses rolled out in Kathmandu

They have replaced old and polluting microbuses and three wheelers and will be used on a pilot route

Businesses offered £30m for low emission vehicle tech

They could receive up to 70% of the project costs

China rolls out EV quotas for 2019

China has unveiled new plans that require carmakers to sell a minimum number of zero or low emission vehicles annually from 2019. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s policy requires large car manufacturers to ensure 10% of the cars they sell are low carbon by 2019 and 12% by 2020. It applies to carmakers […]

TRL chosen to evaluate performance of low emission buses

The global centre for transport and mobility innovation, TRL, has been appointed to monitor and evaluate the performance of low emission buses across the UK. The Department for Transport’s (DfT) Low Emission Bus Scheme has provided grants for the deployment of low emission buses and related infrastructure on existing routes. Bus operators are using the […]

Peru cements industry emissions reduction goal

The cement industry in Peru has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by half. The government recently completed the development of a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to transform the nation’s cement sector. NAMAs refer to any action that cuts emissions in developing countries and is prepared under the umbrella of a national governmental initiative. […]