Major car manufacturers and industry coalition appeal to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans are zero emissions from 2035 

A broad cross-industry coalition, including Ford of Europe and Volvo Cars, is appealing to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans in Europe are zero-emission from 2035 and to establish mandatory charging infrastructure targets.

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Call for stricter MOT tests to identify missing or faulty DPFs

As the new parliamentary session kicks off, our Chairman Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, reiterates our call for the Government to update the MOT Test for efficiency testing of diesel particulate filters. This small step would have a massive impact on…

WCRAQ continues to push for policy change to save lives from air pollution

Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, and Chairman of the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality (WCRAQ) submitted a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons, asking the Government to update the MOT test to include an efficiency test for DPFs (diesel particulate filters). The Bill passed the first test with no objections, and the second reading will take place on 18 March.

The official journal of WCRAQ has been published

Fleet Vision International magazine Winter 2022 is out now! Read the WCRAQ working party reports and our update on the Ten-Minute Bill for stricter MOT tests in the UK from page 58 onwards. The seventh issue of the thought-leading publication…

Barry Sheerman MP files Ten-Minute Rule Bill for stricter MOT tests in the UK

n Tuesday, Our Chairman Barry Sheerman MP presented a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons. A Ten-Minute Rule Bill is how MPs can argue for a particular law to be made or changed.

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The official journal of WCRAQ, Winter 2021, has been published

The third edition of the new thought-leading magazine for the improvement of air quality has now been published. Read your copy today and don’t hesitate to share it with colleagues. Click on the cover to read FVI. What can you read…

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Air pollution leading to Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death should have been highlighted as a public health emergency, council expert announces

Lewisham Council has been scrutinised as acting at a ‘glacial pace’ over the issue of unlawful levels of air pollution in spite of knowing the risks, the Kissi-Debrah inquest has heard. Ella lived metres from the South Circular Road in…