£12.50 London Ultra-Low Emission Zone expansion confirmed

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed the London Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded to reach the North and South circular roads from 25 October 2021. It will be an expansion of the upcoming central London ULEZ, which goes live in April 2019. Non-compliant vehicles will be charged £12.50 a day to enter the

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An average car in inner London will be responsible for almost £8,000 in health costs

An average car in inner London will be responsible for almost £8,000 in health costs during the course of its lifetime, researchers say. Pollution produced by vans and cars costs almost £6 billion in damage to health annually in the UK, according to experts from Oxford and Bath universities. They said that exposure to nitrogen

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Westminster schools to be protected by new ‘no-pollution zones’

The council has promised to invest £1 million in creating pollution barriers around its primary schools. The clean air fund aims to cut harmful emissions by bringing in road closures, banning polluting vehicles, replacing old boilers and planting gardens around the schools. The zones will be funded by Westminster City Council’s D-charge — a surcharge

New UK real-world diesel test to cut NOx emissions by 66%

A new real-world test for diesel vehicles will begin later this week to more accurately measure emissions of vehicles sold in Britain. Starting from 1 September, tested cars will be driven on urban and rural roads as well as motorways, with measuring equipment placed on their exhaust system. The evaluation, which replaces current lab-based tests,