2/2: Driving the Future Today A strategy for ultra low emission vehicles in the UK

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ULEVElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » technologiesFormula E aims to spark interest in electric cars. Read more ... »

It is not GovernmentSales of electric cars rise by 120% in a year. Read more ... »’s role to identify and support specific technologies at this early stage. Ultimately, the mass marketElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » transition to ULEVs will happen through industry developing and bringing products to market and consumers deciding which products they wish to buyFormula E aims to spark interest in electric cars. Read more ... ». The emerging consensus in the automotive industryEV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... » is that a portfolio of solutions will be required to decarbonise road transport1/2: Ultra low emission motoring in the UK information including the government’s long-term commitment to this issue. Read more ... ».

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The internal combustion engineGeneva Motor Show: Electric cars no longer the exception?. Read more ... » will continue to play a role in road transport for many years, with improvementsElectric Car Battery Prices on Track to Drop 70% by 2015, Says Energy Secretary. Read more ... » in fuelBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » efficiency and increased hybridisation providing incremental improvements in CO2 emissions100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme. Read more ... ». As emissions targets become tighter and technologies continue to develop we expect that ULEVs, including plug-inPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... » vehiclesBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » and hydrogenOn h2:Toyota Will Lease Mirai In Europe, Mostly In Germany And Uk. Read more ... » fuel cell electricUber exciting: Nissan Leaf to get sharp new look and range upgrade to 186 miles!. Read more ... » vehicles, will take an increasing share of the market for carsElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » and vans. Sustainable biofuels have a role to play in delivering decarbonisation and could play a key role in sectors such as aviation and freight where there are few alternatives to liquid fuel and electrification is far more challenging. There is consensus that electrification will be at the core of the longerWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » term decarbonisation of cars and vans.

The Government’s strategy focuses mainly on cars and vans as they present the biggest opportunity for the early adoption of ULEVs. We are, however, also keen to encourage the adoption of ULEV technologies in other vehicleSource London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... » sectors from heavy duty vehicles and buses to powered twoGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » wheelers and other small vehicles.

 

Progress to 2013

12The UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... ».      The emergence of ULEVs as a real option for consumers and businesses, and as an opportunity for the associated supply chain, has begun, and we are taking practical steps to put the UKElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » at the forefront of this global market. We have funded the Office for Low Emission VehiclesWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » (OLEVElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... »)[1] to co-ordinate Government’s support. Initially this was with a provision for £400 million fundingwoop: Dyson to build electric cars. Read more ... » to 2015, focused on the following areas.

Helping to support the purchaseVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » of ULEVs

13Electric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... ».      We launched the Plug-in CarUber exciting: Nissan Leaf to get sharp new look and range upgrade to 186 miles!. Read more ... » GrantElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » and the Plug-in Van Grant to help reduce the costElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » differential between ULEVs and conventional vehicles. SalesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » momentum is now beginning to build and we expect this to continue as newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » vehicles enter the market and costsHow Improved Batteries Will Make #ElectricCar Competitive: Grand Plan. Read more ... » continue to fall, providing a more diverse choice for consumers at different priceBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... » pointsSource London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... ».

14UK Electric Car Sales are shooting up and no sign of slowing!. Read more ... ».      We are also providing incentivesVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » for ULEVs through the tax systemJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... ». The Government recognises the importance of stability in taxes as the market for these vehicles develops. We have committed to involving industry and wider partnersElectric vehicle charge-point installed at Fleet Services on the M3. Read more ... » in the process for subsequent developmentBMW revamps "i" electric car division to focus on self-driving tech. Read more ... » of the tax regime.

15UK Electric Car Sales are shooting up and no sign of slowing!. Read more ... ».      FleetLeicester council buys £287,000 fleet of electric cars to replace polluting diesel vehicles. Read more ... » sector purchasing decisions can have a crucial role in helping to accelerate ULEV sales. That is why we have been working with the Energy Savings Trust to provide independent advice to fleets through the Plugged-in Fleets Initiative.

OLEV relationships

Facilitating the provision of rechargingTech Update: Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicles Moves Closer. Read more ... » infrastructureGovernment funds will pay for electric vehicle charging point at Popham Little Chef. Read more ... »

16Not just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... ».      Making the Connection (2011)[1] set out the Government’s initial vision for recharging infrastructure in the UK and the steps that it, and other industry players needed to take to make it a reality. This would take the form of recharging provision where consumers would useElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... » it most, primarily at homes and workplaces, with some provision of public recharging infrastructure where needed.

17Not just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... ».      To this end, the OLEV programme implemented the Plugged-In Places (PIPThe UK’s emerging rapid charger network #electricVehicle #ev #rapidCharge. Read more ... ») schemeElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... », which made available up to £30First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... » million in matched funding to eight regional schemes. This programme accelerated the roll-out of recharging infrastructure in the UK, and has delivered over 5Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... »,500 chargepoints in the PIP areas up to the end of June 2013. It has also provided important lessons to inform future roll-out, which we are sharing through a PIP lessons learnt document, published alongside this strategy.



[1]     OLEV is a cross-departmental unit comprising staff and funding from the Departments for Transport (DfT), BusinessElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... », Innovation and Skills, (BIS) and Energy and Climate ChangeKudos: Heathrow Airport increases fleet of electric cars in bid to improve CO2 emissions. Read more ... » (DECC).

 

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