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Transport Minister John Hayes has named the 20 companies that are set to benefit from government funding under a £20 million programme to reduce emissions and improve air quality. The funding, announced at the Sustainable Road Transport Conference in central

21 April 2016 #Emissions #SMMT News

Industry is assessing the results from the tests carried out by government as part of the review announced in the autumn. What is immediately clear is that the vehicles tested met the legal standards with no new evidence that any

26 February 2016 #Emissions #SMMT News

The UK automotive industry is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to improving air quality and reducing vehicle emissions with a new consumer-facing video.

25 September 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

In response to the Transport Secretary’s statement on vehicle testing from 24 September 2015, SMMT welcomes the initiative.

16 September 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

ACEA President Carlos Ghosn outlines approach to reducing CO2 from road transport in Europe
Focus on intelligent transport systems (ITS)
Commitment to data protection announced

01 September 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

Euro-6 legislation launched today, 1 September 2015

26 August 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

Today, government announced that the current Plug-in Car Grant scheme would continue until at least February 2016 for all categories of vehicle.

06 August 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

Alternative fuel vehicle registrations rose by 17.4% across Europe in the second quarter of 2015, according to ACEA. Demand for AFVs in the UK surged 62.4% – the biggest increase seen in any of the EU’s major markets over the period.

24 July 2015 #Emissions #SMMT News

The Mayor of London has set out his vision for plans to position London as Europe’s leading city for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) with a detailed plan to accelerate the uptake of these vehicles in the capital.


New car registrations up 2.4% in May to 198,706 units, marking 39th consecutive month of growth.
‎Demand for ultra low emission vehicles up four-fold, exceeding 10,000 in 2015, compared with 2,838 in 2014.
Overall registrations reach 1,119,072 in 2015, up 5.7% as market stabilises.

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