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Senior international executives from Ford, Intelligent Energy, Renault and Volkswagen Group will debate the range of ultra-low carbon technologies that will continue the industry’s rapid progress in slashing CO2 emissions from new cars in a session at the SMMT’s International Automotive Summit..

SMMT and a large contingent of UK automotive organisations will be at EVS26 in Los Angeles – one of the world’s leading forums for ultra-low carbon technologies

Decarbonising the global transportation industry could offer substantial opportunities for jobs and revenue growth

 

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New cars registered in the UK last year were, on average, 18.0% more fuel efficient than the average car on the road, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders in its 11th annual New Car CO2 report

 

Help is on hand for those looking to plan the perfect bike ride over the Easter break, Local Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today.

 

Nissan recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Gateshead College, North East England, to develop a Zero Emission Centre of Excellence (ZECE)

 

Charity Sustrans has said that that the presumption in favour of sustainable development found in the NPPF will not protect communities from urban sprawl and could lead to an increased dependence on car use for essential journeys which should be possible on foot or by bike

 

Chancellor George Osborne's planned increase in fuel duty should be used to provide alternatives to the increasing number of people who can no longer afford to run a car, said transport charity Sustrans as the budget was announced today

 

Responding to David Cameron's call for more private investment in England's road network, Sustrans' policy advisor Eleanor Besley said

 

Barclays Cycle Hire now covers 65km2 of the Capital. Extension adds 2,300 extra bikes and 4,800 extra docking points. More than three hundred jobs created since the launch of the scheme.

 

Cyclists and walkers across the UK are on track to benefit from thousands of new cycle spaces and routes from the middle of this year, Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced.

 

Cyclists in Greater Manchester are being encouraged to saddle up and ride to their local fire station this weekend to give their bike a health check

 

World champion Mark Cavendish is encouraging kids, parents and teachers from 900 schools across the UK to get on their bikes for the journey to school this March as part of Sustrans’ Big Pedal

 

Plans to reduce expenditure across the UK's transport network may see lights dimmed on major A roads

 

Despite many youngsters shunning cycle helmets, boys and girls aged 11-16 would welcome a law enforcing their wear

 

The Mayor’s ambition to see passenger journeys on the Thames hit 12 million a year may be thwarted by the lack of a clear strategy, poor integration with other transport services and TfL’s half-hearted commitment to river services, a new report says today

 

More than half (56 per cent) of us fear urban roads are unsafe to cycle on and 70 per cent want residential speed limits to be dropped to 20 miles per hour to make them safer, according to a new survey released today by the charity Sustrans

 

Reacting to the news that the City of Edinburgh Council has decided to allocate 5% of its transport budget to cycling, with a 1% annual rise thereafter, National Director of Sustrans Scotland, John Lauder, said the council was now setting the standard for Scotland

 

Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown has today announced details of more than £30million of funding for sustainable transport

 

Transport Minister Norman Baker today announced £15m of new funding for sustainable travel projects across the country that will promote economic growth and cut carbon

 

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