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Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership opens 2015 awards

20 April 2015 #CV Sector #News #Top Stories

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is on the look out for nominations for the second year of its Low Carbon Champions Awards.LowCVP

The awards celebrate examples of outstanding and innovative practice in accelerating the shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels and reducing road transport emissions.

The seven award categories are:

  • Low Carbon Car / Van Manufacturer of the Year
  • Low Carbon Heavy Duty Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year
  • Low Carbon Vehicle Operator of the Year
  • Low Carbon Fuel Initiative of the Year
  • Award for Low Carbon Innovation by an SME
  • Low Carbon Road Transport Initiative of the Year
  • Outstanding Low Carbon Publication or Report

There will also be an award for Outstanding Individual in Promoting Lower Carbon Transport and an overall Outstanding Achievement in Low Carbon Transport 2014-15 award.

Andy Eastlake, Managing Director of the LowCVP, said, “The UK’s low carbon automotive sector is now one of the most vibrant parts of the British economy, contributing to jobs, exports and growth.

“The LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards are the opportunity to celebrate this, and the wider range of contributions from fuels and energy, innovations and initiatives, and even research and publications, all of which deserve recognition for the low carbon success story.”

The deadline for nominations is Friday 15 May 2015. Nominations can be submitted by filling out the form on the LowCVP website.

Winners of the inaugural LowCVP Awards included BMW Group, Reading Buses and Cambridge Econometrics.

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