Tag Archives: Ultra Low Emission Zone

Low Emission Zones for Scotland receive positive response

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Transport Minister for Scotland, Humza Yousaf, has announced that 95.5% of respondents to a consultation support the principle of Low Emission Zones (LEZ) to help improve air quality. The responses from Transport Scotland’s consultation ‘Building Scotland’s Low Emission Zones‘ were published on Wednesday 13th March. The consultation focused on the proposals for LEZs to improve air quality with a view from ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz to offer three new electric vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans has confirmed their launch into the electric van market after they announced in Berlin, at an e-van event, that they would be launching three new electric models, in what is described as a ‘holistic electric drive strategy’. The new strategy has been outlined by Mercedes-Benz Vans and aims to deliver a technological eco-system tailored specifically to customers’ individual ... Read More »

London Mayor announces ULEZ will start in 2019

World’s first Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will operate from 8 April 2019 in Central London. The 24-hour ULEZ will replace the T-charge, tightening standards and affecting up to 60,000 vehicles per day. The Mayor of London today announced plans for the next major stage of his hard-hitting measures to help tackle London’s lethal air pollution and dramatically reduce harmful emissions ... Read More »

London’s T-charge broken down & explained in free guide

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Alphabet have offered a free guide on London’s recently implemented T-Charge focusing on the opening phase, which came into force on October 23. It covers the types of vehicle affected, exemptions, how it works, payment options, how to avoid the T-charge and penalties for non-payment. The guide also looks ahead to April 2019, when Euro 4 and Euro 5 diesel vehicles (pre-64 plate) ... Read More »

Proventia Emission Control announced for London buses Euro 6 upgrade

Proventia Emission Control

It has been revealed that the external body that won the tender was Proventia Emission Control from Finland, in a framework agreement as a supplier to the NOx Abatement Framework Agreement, ahead of the introduction of the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in London. In November 2016, Transport for London (TfL) permitted a tender for external support to provide NOx Abatement services to retrofit ... Read More »