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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has published preliminary guidance on how the £20m ultra low emission taxi scheme - first announced in April - will operate. The scheme forms part of the £500m package to grow the market for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) from 2015-20.
The United States violated an aviation deal with the European Union by taking too long to grant a license allowing budget airline Norwegian Air to boost transatlantic flights, the European Commission said on Tuesday (2 December).
European nations approved funding for a new Ariane 6 space rocket on Tuesday (2 December), pooling their resources in a single, simplified version to tackle growing international competition.
Germany hopes to put one million electric cars on its roads by the year 2020, but government advisors already predict the country will miss its target if state support is not stepped up soon. EurActiv Germany reports.
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has published preliminary guidance on the ultra low emission bus scheme for bus operators within England and Wales. The scheme, which the LowCVP will be helping to design, aims to increase the uptake of low and ultra low emission buses.
The Government's £460 billion National Infrastructure Plan, announced today, includes the promise of £50m additional investment in ultra-low emission vehicles research and development and £15m for a national network of chargepoints. There are also further details of three funds totalling £85m to support ultra-low emission taxis, buses and cities.
Airport connectivity should lie at the heart of a European strategy for aviation, but is currently on the decline, writes Franck Proust.