Category:Emissions

19th October 2021

SMMT statement on Net Zero Strategy

"The automotive industry is putting zero-emission vehicles on Britain’s roads at pace beyond all forecasts"

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16th September 2021

UK Automotive Sustainability Report

Record year for carbon reduction despite COVID stalling economic progress

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31st August 2021

Commercial vehicle industry calls for decarbonisation plans before bans

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0.2% of HGVs on the road are alternatively fuelled

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25th March 2021

SMMT Electrified 2021

Business buyers in pole position on Race to Zero as consumers stuck on the grid for electric vehicle adoption

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25th February 2021

Statement on E10 petrol announcement

"The announcement today confirming E10 petrol will be available for motorists from this September is another step towards the 2050 net zero target"

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24th February 2021

UK Automotive looks to ex-military personnel to upskill industry

SMMT signs Armed Forces Covenant, reaffirming importance of recruitment and retention of veterans and service leavers for automotive industry

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13th February 2021

Comment on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion

Comment on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion 13th February 2021 SMMT statement on Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) continuation and expansion...

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17th November 2020

SMMT response to 2030 ICE end of sale date announcement

“We share government’s ambition for leadership in decarbonising road transport and are committed to the journey."

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4th September 2020

Billions invested in electric cars but UK buyers still think 2035 too soon

SMMT today called on government to commit to significant long-term incentives for EV purchase and binding targets on charging infrastructure.

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4th February 2020

Response to Government’s 2035 end of sale announcement

"It’s extremely concerning that government has seemingly moved the goalposts for consumers and industry on such a critical issue."

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