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Government funds hydrogen vehicles & batteries research

Government funds hydrogen vehicles & batteries research: An investigation into battery technology, the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain & hydrogen vehicles has been financed by over £30 million of government funding. 22 studies in total will accept a share of £9.4 million, containing proposals to construct a plant in Cornwall that will remove lithium for…
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£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses

£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses: The government has initiated a £120 million scheme today in order to back the rollout of zero-emission buses throughout the UK. The financing is being made accessible by way of the Zero Emissions Buses Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme and is expected to provide as much as 500 green…
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Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs

Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs: From today and for the first time in the UK, Londoners who use the Uber app can book a fully electric vehicle (EV). The ride-sharing app Business reported that a trip using the ‘Uber Green’ option will stay the same price as an UberX. Drivers in EVs…
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Scotland to start 1st lorry biomethane refuelling station

Scotland to start 1st lorry biomethane refuelling station: Lorries & additional heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will very soon have the ability to fill up with greener fuel at what is declared to be Scotland’s 1st renewable biomethane refuelling station. Renewable biomethane is reported to be the lowest carbon & most affordable alternative to diesel fuel…
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MPs call for 30 year rail electrification to reach net zero

MPs call for 30 year rail electrification to reach net zero: If the UK is to reach net zero it needs to lay out a 30-year revolving scheme of rail electrification. As stated by a new Transport Select Committee analysis, that calls on the government to take action straight away & cut emissions of trains…
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Coventry gets funds to become UKs 1st all-electric bus city

Coventry gets funds to become UKs 1st all-electric bus city: Coventry is on track to become the UK’s first all-electric bus city to receive a supply of funding focused on replacing its complete fleet of buses with electric vehicles (EVs). The progression accompanies £50 million of new funding from the Department for Transport that will…
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bp plans blue hydrogen production establishment

bp plans blue hydrogen production establishment: bp revealed plans today to create what is claimed to be the UK’s largest blue hydrogen production facility. Situated in Teesside, the large-scale plan, which may begin running sooner than 2027, is expected to have a 1GW production volume by 2030, about 20% of the UK’s hydrogen goal. bp…
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£2500 in UK grants to ease switch to cheaper EVs

£2500 in UK grants to ease switch to cheaper EVs: The UK Government announced today a new scheme that will provide grants of up to £2,500 for drivers wanting to transition to more affordable models of electric vehicles (EVs), vans & trucks. From today, motorists will be qualified for the subsidy if they want to…
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Tees Valley secured £3m funding for hydrogen transport

Tees Valley secured £3m funding for hydrogen transport: Set to become home to what thought to be the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub is Tees Valley. It has been announced today by the government that a new £3 million investment to kickstart the project which could lead to 5,000 new jobs in the North East.…
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£3,000 given to motorists to hand over polluting cars

£3,000 given to motorists to hand over polluting cars: Six motorists in Coventry were the first to obtain a £3,000 vouncher to hand over their polluting vehicles and to have them crushed for scrap. Set up by Transport for West Midlands in Coventry is the pilot initiative, which offers car owners £3,000 worth of mobility…
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