The Delivery Group revs up investment in greener vehicles

The mail and courier company is switching its fleet in central London to electric vehicles

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force today

It will apply 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in addition to the weekday Congestion Charge

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Central London deliveries switch to cargo bikes ahead of clean air scheme

The Bikes for Business initiative will help 60 businesses switch to cargo bike deliveries ahead of the Ultra Low Emission Zone launching on the 8th of April

London’s air pollution led to 4,000 people hospitalised in three years

That’s four people, including a child, admitted every day as a result of poor air quality

London’s ultra-low emission zone to be expanded in 2021

The North and Circular roads will be included from October 2021

Siemens to develop software for London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone

The passing of highly polluting vehicles in designated areas will be monitored and vehicles that don’t meet the emission standards will be identified

Beer firm brews up fresh fleet

London’s ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) has triggered a brewery and pub firm to upgrade its vehicle fleet. Marston’s Beer Company has ordered 54 new Mercedes-Benz vehicles as part of a strategy to replace its secondary distribution fleet, which is made up of a mix of older, less efficient cars and trucks. The firm previously […]

Sadiq Khan consults on ultra-low emission zone expansion

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new public consultation on his plans to expand the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ). The ULEZ standards would be applied to buses, coaches and lorries from 26th October 2020 and to cars, vans and motorbikes, with limited exemptions, up to the North and South circular roads from 25th October […]

London mayor confirms ultra-low emission zone for 2019

London is to introduce the world’s first Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on 8th April 2019 – more than a year earlier than initially planned. Mayor Sadiq Khan said the ULEZ will operate 24 hours a day and impose charges on all polluting vehicles that enter the city centre. There will be two charging levels – […]

London mayor slaps daily tax on most polluting vehicles

  The most polluting cars, vans and motorbikes to drive through central London will face a charge of up to £24 a day from 2019. It is part of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to crack down on gas-guzzling vehicles and clean up the city’s toxic air. He made the announcement at the Museum of […]