A “nonsensical” charging clean air zone (CAZ) could wreak economic damage on Tyneside and should be ditched in favour of a toll system on three bridges over the River Tyne, council leaders have warned. As a public consultation on proposals to improve the region’s air quality began this week, Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside council chiefs warned that a charging CAZ could have a “significant negative impact”. Modelling by the three councils has shown that a charging CAZ could cost […]
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is to facilitate the government’s new Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce, which was announced as part of the Road to Zero emissions strategy in July.
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UPS has rolled out 15 range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) in Birmingham and Southampton to overcome the range limitations it said pure electric delivery vehicles can face reaching depots or warehouses based outside the city centre.