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FIRST LOW EMISSION ZONE PLANNED FOR GLASGOW

Glasgow is expected to introduce Scotland’s first low emission zone (LEZ) by the end of next year. The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into what it might involve. The document says: “The Scottish Government’s preference would be a road access restriction scheme for LEZs.” This is where vehicles that do not meet emission standards … Continue reading FIRST LOW EMISSION ZONE PLANNED FOR GLASGOW

UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access

UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access The SMMT and Freight Transport Association (FTA) have largely welcomed the first landmark UK policy paper outlining Britain’s Brexit negotiating strategy with the EU, which involves a proposal for an ‘innovative and untested’ new UK-EU customs ‘partnership’, which would avoid customs … Continue reading UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access

EV triple test: Hyundai Ioniq Electric v Renault Zoe v Nissan Leaf

With the announcement of the 2040 ban on all new petrol and diesel cars, we get behind the wheel of three electric vehicles to see if the future really is green. WHAT’S NEW? Since the announcement of the 2040 ban on new petrol and diesel cars, all you read in the news is about how … Continue reading EV triple test: Hyundai Ioniq Electric v Renault Zoe v Nissan Leaf

Energy supplier Ovo launches tariff for electric vehicle drivers

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – British electricity and gas supplier Ovo Energy has launched a new tariff aimed at drivers of electric vehicles, hoping to tap a growing market days after Britain announced a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars from 2040. Ovo Energy’s EV Everywhere tariff offers customers a two-year … Continue reading Energy supplier Ovo launches tariff for electric vehicle drivers