Government reaffirm the UK’s commitment to zero emissions strategy

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Government reaffirm the UK’s commitment to zero emissions strategy

During this year’s COP21 climate conference, the UK government has continued to pledge its commitment to cut vehicle emissions, paving the way for almost all cars and vans in the UK to be zero emission by 2050.

Speaking at the Paris conference, the government says it wants to continue to ‘lead global efforts to cut vehicle emissions’ with electric cars. The UK was one of 13 international members of the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Alliance to sign a commitment to promote cleaner motoring and improve transport emissions.

Andrew Jones, transport minister, said: “The UK already has the largest market for ultra-low emission vehicles in the EU, and the fourth largest in the world and today’s pledge reaffirms our commitment to ensuring almost every car and van is a zero emission vehicle by 2050”

“By leading international efforts on this issue, we are playing our part in helping achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions of more than 1 billion tonnes per year across the world”

The ZEV Alliance formed in September this year, with the ambition of increasing the global unpack of greener vehicles through international co-operation.

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