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As Parliament shuts for a five-week general election campaign, the BVRLA is calling for the next Government to back the fleet sector by confirming the long-term status of its plug-in vehicle grants.
Following a public consultation, Bristol City Council is considering an ambitious ‘hybrid plan’ which will incorporate both a charging Clean Air Zone and a diesel ban.
Ahead of the expansion of the capital’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), the London Mayor has announced a new car scrappage scheme for Londoners on low incomes and those with disabilities.
Last week, the BVRLA published new data on its members’ green credentials, showing that vehicle rental and leasing members are leading the transition to cleaner transport.
The BVRLA Fleet Sustainability Credentials show that the rental and leasing sectors are already leading the transition to cleaner transport, with 100% of the car rental fleet and 96% of leased cars being Clean Air Zone (CAZ) compliant. These compliance figures are well ahead of the average for all UK cars, where only 62% meet CAZ emission requirements.
Transport for London has released figures showing that the number of non-compliant vehicles entering the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has dropped by over a third during the first four months.
The BVRLA and colleagues from the fleet sector met with officials in Coventry last week to discuss future mobility options and plans to improve air quality. This follows a request from government for the city to take action to address illegally high levels of air pollution.
This week 14 regional mayors and politicians from across the UK have backed calls by the group UK100 for increased funding for those affected by Clean Air Zones.
BVRLA responds to the UK100's calls for additional funding for those affected by Clean Air Zones by highlighting the need to support commercial vehicle operators.
Over 60 local authorities are currently considering new clean air measures including the potential introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs). As a result almost every corner of the UK will be implementing some form of air improvement strategy within the next few years.
On Wednesday 4th September 2019 Chancellor Sajid Javid makes a Spending Round statement to Parliament setting out departmental budgets for 2020-21.
Members are invited to join the BVRLA’s Coventry roundtable event and share views with Coventry City Council, who are actively considering air quality and future mobility measures within the city.