Tag: zero emissions

All new HGVs will be Zero-emission by 2040

The following is taken from an article on the Gov.uk website. All new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, the UK government has confirmed today (10 November 2021). This, combined with the UK’s 2030 phase out for petrol and diesel cars and vans, represents a world-leading pledge to end the sale of all polluting road vehicles within the next 2 decades. The UK will become the first country in the world to commit to phasing out new, non-zero emission heavy goods vehicles weighing 26…

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Green Number Plates coming to UK Roads

On the back of the UK Governments goal to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the UK by 2030, plans have been unveiled today for new Green license plates to start appearing on electric vehicles - with a stated goal of raising awareness of zero-emission vehicles, but also with the promise of local initiatives such as cheaper parking and cost-free entry to zero-emission zones. All details on these can be read over at this link.

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Local emissions plans heavily criticised by RHA

At the Microlise Transport Conference held in Coventry on 19th May 2018; Richard Burnett, the chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) gave Government guidance to local authorities a scathing review. During his conference speech, Mr Burnett drew attention to three consecutive court cases on air quality involving the non-profit environmental law organisation ClientEarth. Stating that the end result of the third case; that government must instruct local authorities to take action on air quality in 33 towns & cities,…

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