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DPF Clean Team: DPF cleaning could help taxi operators meet targets

According to a self promotional press release from DPF cleaning firm DPF Clean Team, a regularly maintained DPF filter could help London’s  taxi operators meet strict emissions regulations. Their claim is in response to the problems that arose last year when Boris

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London’s proposed ultra-low emissions zone puts the brakes on Nissan London Taxi project

London continues to be at the forefront of vehicle emission restricts, causing headaches for the likes of Nissan who may have to shelve their London black cab project. The proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone will put in place strict restrictions and

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UK Government U-Turn as Boris calls for diesel scrappage

The environmental champion of London, Mr Boris Johnson has called for the introduction of a diesel car scrappage scheme in order to improve London air quality. The move comes as councils across the country face hefty fines from the EU relating

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British Companies Promote Use of Electric Cars

The government has been encouraging the use of electric cars for many years now with the tax credit of up to £5,000 and the extension of local charging point networks. Now British companies are doing their bit to promote electric

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London installs electric car points for Olympics

With the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games just months away, London is getting ready for the Olympic electric car fleet. Work began this week on a network of super-fast electric vehicle charging points. The London Mayor and Transport for London

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London Routemaster Hybrid enters service giving twice the MPG and half the emissions

The new Routemaster Hybrid which offers twice the MPG as it’s diesel sibling, hit the dark and gritty streets of London for first time yesterday. The bus is currently serving route 38 for  the lucky people traveling between Victoria and Hackney. The Hypermiling

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EcoVelocity powers 7000 eco test drives in the UK’s first Low Carbon Motor Festival

The  EcoVelocity Low Carbon Motor Festival was held at Battersea Power Station from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2011. The four day event showcased the latest technology from the world’s leading car manufacturers with many using the festival as

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