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Non Cyclists generate 84% more CO2 daily than cyclists

Non Cyclists generate 84% more CO2 daily than cyclists: People who do not use a bicycle for daily trips generate 84% more carbon dioxide emissions than cyclists. The EU-funded active mobility project PASTA has found in a survey, which suggests a shift in travel modes to bicycles from cars can decrease lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions…
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Low carbon train travel with new battery partnership

Low carbon train travel with new battery partnership: The UK will soon have more low carbon trains running as a result of a collaboration between manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries Hyperdrive and Hitachi. The aim of the collaboration is to accelerate the mass production of batteries, which will lower emissions once fitted to the trains. Hundreds…
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‘Time for a green transport revolution’ – Grant Shapps

‘Time for a green transport revolution’ – Grant Shapps: Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has suggested during a speech at the Annual conference for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) about the real potential of transport using more sustainable methods, the benefits of which have been made more visible by the coronavirus pandemic. Rt Hon Grant…
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1,000 electric vans added to British Gas fleet

British Gas engineers will soon be driving around in a more sustainabe way, thanks to the addition of 1,000 new electric vans which are to be added to the company’s fleet. Billed as the ‘largest UK commercial’ battery electric vehicle (BEV) order ever, the energy provider has confirmed the new order from the automotive manufacturer…
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Rental e-scooters allowed from Saturday

Rental e-scooters allowed from Saturday: From this Saturday rental e-scooters will be made legal and allowed on roads and in cycle lanes in the UK. New rules have been set out by the about the Department for Transport (DfT) for e-scooter use during the trial period, an increase in the permitted vehicle weight from 35kg…
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BEAMA & RenewableUK to build low carbon system

BEAMA and RenewableUK trade associations have agreed to work together to build a low carbon energy system. The partnership will see both trade associations develop products and services for the global energy market in a bid to help companies . The partners will focus on attracting investments for the electrification of heat and transport and…
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Is cycle power bringing us together or driving us apart?

Is cycle power bringing us together: With the measures of a worldwide lockdown against the virus being eased gradually and people trying to gather up the pieces of shattered economies, what lessons have we all learned from this crisis? Governments around the world are starting to introduce measures to promote greener mobility in a bid…
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