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Tag : London

Opt for electric black cabs only with new Gett service

2 months ago / 0 comments

Customers using the black taxi app Gett can now exclusively order an electric taxi in London.

London lamp posts to plug EV charging gaps

4 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London has awarded contracts to some of the UK’s largest charging point manufacturers to roll out 1,150 charging points across the boroughs by the … Read More »

Case Study: How Cross River Partnership is tackling London pollution

4 months ago / 0 comments

With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we take a look back at the innovations that earned last year’s winners … Read More »

Sadiq Khan plans 20mph blanket over London

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Mayor of London, Transport for London (TfL) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have published London’s first ‘Vision Zero’ action plan, which includes 20mph as … Read More »

Electric car club launches in Greenwich

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Royal Borough of Greenwich and Enterprise Car Club have partnered to launch an electric car sharing club in the borough’s Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN), with … Read More »

TfL to axe hybrid Congestion Charge exemption in 2019

5 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London is proposing tightening Congestion Charge exemption criteria from April 2019, including removing discounts for hybrids and private hire vehicles.

Mayor’s taskforce set up to boost London’s EV uptake

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has setup a new taskforce that he hopes will encourage boroughs, Government and all involved to work together to install … Read More »

London ‘Zero Emission Zones’ due by 2020

7 months ago / 0 comments

London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020, aimed at improving air quality and driving uptake of cleaner travel, as part … Read More »

60% of vehicles in London to be electric by 2030

7 months ago / 0 comments

Latest forecasts by CEBR show nearly 60% of vehicles in London will be electric in just 12 years time.

Public back plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street 

9 months ago / 0 comments

Plans for a traffic-free zone on London’s Oxford Street have drawn support from nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents to an online consultation.

Promote car clubs to cut London pollution, says new report

10 months ago / 0 comments

The Mayor of London is being urged to make car club spaces compulsory in new builds and incentivise the use of such schemes as part of a … Read More »

Increased disruption likely from London road funding cuts

10 months ago / 0 comments

The City Hall announcement of a freeze on non-essential road repairs could bring increased disruption for fleets while impacting on profitability.

Ford ride-share solution for commuters debuts in London

11 months ago / 0 comments

London commuters can now use a Ford ride-sharing service to plug gaps in public transport under a trial approved by TfL.

London to have 700 rapid chargers by 2022

11 months ago / 0 comments

London will have 150 rapid chargers for electric vehicles on the streets of the capital by the end of the year – rising to around 700 … Read More »

Source London poised to add 1,000 more charge points

11 months ago / 0 comments

BluepointLondon, which has operated the Source London network since September 2014, says it’s ready to add 1,000 additional charge points across the Capital as the number … Read More »

TfL to introduce unlimited Hopper fare this month

11 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London’s bus and tram ‘Hopper’ fare is to go unlimited later this month.

Record take-up for ‘Boris bikes’

12 months ago / 0 comments

Santander Cycles’ ‘Boris bikes’ scheme in London has broken its annual hire record.

Congestion Charge fines to increase in New Year

12 months ago / 0 comments

TfL is planning to increase the Congestion Charge Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) from 2 January to up to £160 to encourage greater compliance.

London T-Charge pushing motorists onto public transport

12 months ago / 0 comments

A new survey has revealed that London’s T-Charge may be succeeding in pushing motorists to public transport.

Fleets urged to have say as Ultra-Low Emission Zone expansion consultation opens

1 year ago / 0 comments

A public consultation is now open on the proposed expansion of the London Ultra-Low Emission Zone up to the North & South circular, with fleets being … Read More »

2019 ULEZ introduction unlikely to affect most fleets

1 year ago / 0 comments

The introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule is likely to have a limited impact on fleets, in particular car … Read More »

London Mayor confirms 2019 start date for Ultra Low Emission Zone

1 year ago / 0 comments

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone is to take effect from 2019 – 17 months earlier than originally planned – the mayor has confirmed.

New-look bikes join London cycle hire scheme

1 year ago / 0 comments

TfL has updated its cycle hire scheme with new-generation bikes as it also expands the scheme in Brixton.

LEVC electric taxis enter final testing on London streets

1 year ago / 0 comments

The first London Electric Vehicle Company’s (LEVC) electric black cabs will begin to appear on London streets.

London T-Charge should apply to more diesels, says ClientEarth

1 year ago / 0 comments

London’s £10 T-Charge, aimed at discouraging older vehicles from being brought into the city centre, doesn’t go far enough to tackle the problem of pollution in … Read More »

New service to help London fleets identify highest-polluting vehicles

1 year ago / 0 comments

London businesses and authorities can now find out the real-world emissions of their cars and vans under a new service.

TfL refuses to renew Uber licence for London

1 year ago / 0 comments

Transport for London (TfL) is to strip Uber of its licence to operate in the capital after concluding that Uber London Limited “is not fit and … Read More »

London Mayor asks broadcasters to provide air quality updates

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called on TV and radio broadcasters to help inform Londoners about poor air quality through news and weather bulletins.

Uber to ditch diesels across UK by 2025

1 year ago / 0 comments

Uber is to levy a clean air surcharge on its fares to help fund a complete switch to hybrid and electric vehicles by its drivers.

Mobile ticketing app launches for Oyster Card customers

1 year ago / 0 comments

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new mobile app for Oyster card customers to provide a range of ticketing services.