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Sainsbury's has announced that it will open a new 'SmartFuel' station at its Hendon store later this year, joining a growing network of fuelling stations for hydrogen-powered fleets in London.
The Mayor and Transport for London have launched a public consultation on proposals to introduce the world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the capital on 7 September 2020. The proposals, if implemented, would mean that drivers of the most polluting vehicles will have to pay £12.50 a day in addition to the congestion charge to enter London by 2020 as attempts are made to improve air quality in the capital.
European leaders have reached agreements on climate change, energy efficiency and renewables that will cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030 compared with a 1990 baseline. It was also agreed to increase the use of renewable energy to 27% in the total energy mix and boost energy efficiency by at least 27%.
The European Union is considering bringing road transport emissions into the Emissions Trading System (ETS) in a move that critics say could undermine so far largely successful attempts to cut emissions from the road transport sector.
Ford is to create 318 new jobs at its Dagenham plant following an additional investment of £190 million to produce its new range of cleaner, advanced technology diesel engines. The announcement is the second phase of investment in Ford’s new engine programme, following an initial £287 million announced in September.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is inviting entries to a competition seeking concepts to help mitigate NOx emissions from road traffic, offering a total of about £300,000 to fully-fund projects designed to address air quality on the strategic road network.
Sales of electric cars and other plug-ikn vehicles have increased rapidly over the last quarter; more than doubling compared with the previous quarter. There are now over 17,000 ULEVs on the UK's roads according to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).