Buses with green technology to reduce GHG emissions in England

Hundreds of buses in England will be given a green makeover to improve air quality. Almost 440 buses in England will receive a green technology upgrade, as the region works toward reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to improve air quality. According to an announcement from the Department for Transport (DfT), 18 local authorities made successful bids for about £7 million of funding to go ahead with the green tech plan, reported The Northern Echo. The buses will be fitted with a selective catalytic reduction to reduce N2O emissions. The hundreds…

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UK to show more support for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Department for Transport will be adding more money to the country’s clean transportation grant program The United Kingdom’s Department for Transport is looking to boost the adoption of electric vehicles, particularly those powered by hydrogen fuel, and has begun offering more money for those purchasing these vehicles. The government will continue offering grants for battery-powered vehicles as well as those equipped with hydrogen fuel cells for at least another two years. Bolstering clean transportation may help the country achieve its environmental goals and help limit the production of harmful emissions.…

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Changes may be coming to the way the UK supports electric vehicles

Electric vehicles have been receiving strong support in the United Kingdom Those interested in purchasing an electric vehicle in the United Kingdom have benefited from financial initiatives that have helped make these vehicles more affordable. Financial incentives have been available for these vehicles since 2011 and the program has proven capable of promoting the adoption of electric vehicles. Soon, the financial program offered in the UK may see an overhaul, as government officials continue to push for the adoption of clean transportation throughout the country. Government program may be receiving…

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UK is able to establish a clean transportation infrastructure by 2050

Report highlights the country’s ability to support clean transportation The United Kingdom is capable of developing the infrastructure needed to support low emission vehicles in the future, according to a new report from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP). The UK government has become very interested in clean transportation and has been investing in the development of the appropriate infrastructure that will support these vehicles. While the UK has the ability to establish this infrastructure, cooperation will be needed in order for it to become a reality. Public support and…

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Electric vehicle sales are skyrocketing in the UK

Grants from UK government help boost the sale of clean vehicles throughout the United Kingdom Sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids have soared in the United Kingdom over the past three months. This is because the UK government has issued some 5,000 grants for low emission vehicles, which have helped offset their relatively high cost. Through the Plug-In Car Grant initiative, the government has effectively reduced the cost of clean vehicles by approximately $5,000. This has made these vehicles significantly more attractive for drivers concerned about the environment. Offsetting…

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Tesla promises a clean transportation revolution

Tesla Motors prepares to launch new Model S in the UK Tesla Motors is promising to deliver an electric vehicle revolution. The company has already established a powerful position in the auto industry with its ambitious and innovative approach to transportation. Now, the company is looking to set a higher standard for transportation by introducing its new Model S Performance Plus vehicle. The vehicle is set to arrive in the United Kingdom next month and could serve as a stepping stone toward a new future in clean transportation. New vehicle…

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Coventry University and Microcab to highlight benefits of hydrogen fuel

Organizations to shed light on benefits of hydrogen fuel at upcoming event The United Kingdom’s Coventry University, along with its auxiliary firm Microcab, are preparing to showcase their expertise in the clean transportation sector in the coming week. Representatives from both organizations will be presenting at the 2013 Automotive Engineering Show in Birmingham, where they will shed light on the various issues concerning clean transportation and the viability of zero-emissions vehicles. Microcab will be showcasing one of its vehicles at the event, which is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell.…

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ITM Power supports hydrogen fuel strategy from UK government

UK government outlines new strategy concerning hydrogen fuel and clean transportation ITM Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells and other such technologies, has announced its support of a new strategy recently unveiled by the United Kingdom government. The strategy concerns clean transportation and the need for low emissions vehicles in the UK. The UK government has been a relatively strong advocate for clean transportation in recent years, supporting research in new technologies and funding the development of a hydrogen fuel infrastructure throughout the country. Government to invest $650…

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Survey shows some support for hydrogen fuel among UK motorists

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Hydrogen fuel continues to grow in the transportation field RAC Motoring Services, a leading provider of automotive services in the United Kingdom, has released the results of a new survey, showing that motorists may be ready to embrace a new generation of clean vehicles. The idea of clean transportation has been around for decades, but clean vehicles have had trouble finding support among consumers due to issues regarding cost, efficiency, and safety. As clean technology has advanced, drivers have become more acclimated to the prospects of using clean vehicles, especially…

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Electric vehicles expected to find new success in 2013

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Electric vehicles in the UK to gain popularity Electric vehicles are gaining more traction as the auto industry begins to throw more focus behind the idea of clean transportation. 2012 saw the release of new models that proved to be much more efficient than conventional vehicles and older electric vehicles. The auto industry is likely to introduce more efficient electric vehicles in 2013, backed by breakthroughs in clean technology, such as lithium-ion batteries and hydrogen fuel cells. These breakthroughs are expected to make electric vehicles very popular, especially in the…

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