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Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, such as hybrid/electric buses and cars, aim to reduce greenhouse and other pollutant emissions, fuel consumption and fossil fuel dependency.

Exhaust gas treatment systems, alternative drive trains and the use of alternative fuels and energy storage systems can improve the environmental record of vehicles. Besides technical interventions, promotional and procurement initiatives can accelerate the uptake of low-emission vehicles.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

A report from the CIVITAS SUMPS-Up project provides city planners with the step-by-step know-how necessary to develop SUMP action plans. Furthermore, it takes into account different levels of SUMP development experience and SUMP maturity among cities.

The report contains guidance in terms of what to include in an action plan, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

In addition, it breaks down the process of developing an action plan into a six-step process, with the final stage of this an implementation plan.

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By Madeline EVBox / Updated: 15 Nov 2019

Charging station manufacturer celebrates milestone of 100,000 installed charging points globally

Manufacturer celebrates milestone of 100,000 installed charging points globally. To bring a zero-emission future one step closer, EVBox will now plant one tree for every new charging point they install globally based on their 100,000th charging point celebration.
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By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 07 Nov 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Nov 2019

inOut 2020

inOut is a unique intiative centred on developing new mobility solutions that connects international mobility experts [In] and the general public [Out]. 

On the 14 and 15 May 2020, inOut presents an opportunity for industry professionals from businesses and start-ups, researchers, elected officers, public institutions, and more to explore themes dedicated to mobility and the economic, social and environmental impacts surrounding mobility.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Nov 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 06 Nov 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 04 Nov 2019

National Air Quality Conference

As health-damaging levels of air pollutants in towns and cities continue, there is a need to identify and share information on delivering policies that offer quantifiable benefits for health, energy, urban design and transport.

The National Air Quality Conference in the UK, organised by Air Quality News, will explore some of the issues and the possible solutions to the continuing high levels of air pollution in communities. The Conference will serve as a platform for business, local authorities and others to learn and network. 

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 23 Oct 2019

Leicester awarded £100k to pilot public on-street chargers for electric cars

In the UK, Leicester City Council have successfully bid and been awarded £95,340 from the Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles and the Energy Savings Trust for a scheme to trial the use of on-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 10 Oct 2019

Europe's sustainable transport trailblazers revealed at CIVITAS Awards 2019

On 3 October at the CIVITAS Forum in Graz, the cities of Antwerp (Belgium), Bremen (Germany), Stockholm (Sweden) and Vinnytsia (Ukraine) walked away with Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean, green mobility.

These cities were the deserving recipients of this year's CIVITAS Awards. The awards were given for the most ambitious initiative, exemplary citizen engagement, creating a high-impact legacy through CIVITAS involvement, and transforming a city into a more liveable environment.

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By Chiara Benetti / Updated: 08 Oct 2019

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) 2020

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition is the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific and industrial know-how in the field of biomass. The EUBCE combines one of the largest science and technology conferences with a high-quality industry exhibition, attracting biomass professionals from around the globe.

The EUBCE is supported by European and international organisations such as;