1/2: Ultra low emission motoring in the UK information including the government’s long-term commitment to this issue

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2Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... ».        We have begun a period of changeKudos: Heathrow Airport increases fleet of electric cars in bid to improve CO2 emissions. Read more ... » in the way we powerUSA: Wireless electric car charging system revealed. Read more ... » our motor vehiclesAre we there yet: GM & Electric car price wars, across the pond?. Read more ... », a period which will provide hugely significant opportunities for the UKMy Electric Avenue report stresses collaboration. Read more ... » to grow its economy, improve our environment and deliver people the independence and mobility they wantTesla keen to set up UK research and development facility. Read more ... ».

3Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... ».        The UK GovernmentUSA: Wireless electric car charging system revealed. Read more ... » is committed to grasping this opportunity. Our vision is that by 2050 almost every carElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... » and van in the UK will be an ultra low emission vehicleBMW i3, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, win in Next Green Car awards. Read more ... » (ULEVGood News Everyone! Plug-in Car Grant to rise to 35% of RRP from April 1st 2015. UK. Read more ... »), with the UK at the forefront of their design, developmentGerman, Japanese firms to improve electric car batteries. Read more ... » and manufacture, making us one of the most attractive locations for ULEV-related inward investment in the worldNissan Will Make More EV Batteries in the UK, Along with New Electric Vehicles. Read more ... ».

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Around the world, governments are looking to simultaneously reduce their reliance on foreign energy imports, to clean the airWilmslow one of first to get charging points for electric vehicles. Read more ... » in their towns and citiesPark for free and use the bus lane - if you drive an electric car. Read more ... », and to reduce carbon emissionsSlowly yet surely: Electric car charger points installed across Exeter. Read more ... » from their societies. There are now vehicle emission targets in place in the major trading blocks around the world. These are drivingExample: David Cameron and his Government could soon travel in electric cars as Downing Street is fitted with charging points. Read more ... » a revolution in the development of ULEV technologiesMy Electric Avenue report stresses collaboration. Read more ... ». Increasing global urbanisation will only hasten this change.

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Efficient transport is vital to the UK’s economic wellbeing and road transport remains the dominant transport modeKudos: Heathrow Airport increases fleet of electric cars in bid to improve CO2 emissions. Read more ... » in the UK. However, trafficGood news at last for Leeds drivers (but only if you drive an electric plug-in car). Read more ... » and newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » road capacityEurope: Renewables and smart grids are the future for EV charging stations. Read more ... » can bring with them concerns over air quality and noise. Increasing useWell Done: Birmingham switched on to potential of electric cars. Read more ... » of ultra low emission vehiclesGood News Hampshire: Electric cars get six new charge points (& hopefully more) thanks to £315K UK Grant. Read more ... » therefore has a very important role to play in supporting mobility while reducing the carbon and air quality impact of road transport. That is why we announced, in our Action for Roads paperBest of British: UK company makes electric car range breakthrough. Read more ... », a fundingWilmslow one of first to get charging points for electric vehicles. Read more ... » commitment of over £500 million of new capital investment between 2015 and 2020 to continue to establish the UK as a premier marketElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... » for ULEVs[1].

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This is a once in a lifetime technologyAre we there yet: GM & Electric car price wars, across the pond?. Read more ... » change. It offers huge opportunities for the UK automotive sector and supply chain. We already have a growing automotive sector with key skills and world leadingNTU ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes. Read more ... » foundations in the technologies required for this transition. The challenge is to maintain this momentum, grow a flourishing domestic market for the new vehicles and attract manufacturersSilverstone Fleet Show 2014: Tesla signs up to Show. Read more ... » and suppliers to siteAre we there yet: GM & Electric car price wars, across the pond?. Read more ... » researchResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... », development and production facilities in the UK.
We recognise that industry needs a longElectric cars gain momentum. Read more ... »-term and stable framework in order to invest and grow. That is why Government and industry published a strategy for growth and sustainability in the UK automotive sector[1] in July 2013. This set a clear path for the research, development and commercialisation of the next generation of low carbon technologies – supported by the creation of a £1Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... » billion Advanced Propulsion CentreWell Done: Birmingham switched on to potential of electric cars. Read more ... », funded by Government and industry.

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We are committed to supporting the development of a flourishing market for ULEVs in the UK. This will not be easy, there are challenges in helping to bring technologies to market that are affordableBaby steps: Affordability of Electric Cars Expected to Increase Rapidly. Read more ... », accepted by consumers and have infrastructurePaving #EV future: Electric Cars: #Charging Points To Boost Sales. Read more ... » in place to enable them to be usedNissan Will Make More EV Batteries in the UK, Along with New Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » to their full potential. A mass market shift to ULEVs will also bring challenges and opportunities for the energy sector, which will need to be prepared for and managed.



[1]     https://wwwBaby steps: Affordability of Electric Cars Expected to Increase Rapidly. Read more ... ».govUK to have Tighter rules for Plug-in Car Grant. Read more ... ».uk/government/publications/driving-success-uk-automotive-strategy-for-growth-and-sustainability



[1]     https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/action-for-roads-a-networkGovernment funds will pay for electric vehicle charging point at Popham Little Chef. Read more ... »-for-the-21st-century

 

 

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