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Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

News   •   Jul 09, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the publication today of the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC reacts to a report by Professor David Begg and Greener Journeys calling for an increase in fuel duty to deter people from taking car journeys

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

New data appears to indicate an 'uncomfortable truth' that owners of older vehicles are keeping hold of them for longer

Drivers lack official source of vital emissions standards information

Drivers lack official source of vital emissions standards information

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 00:01 GMT

Millions of drivers have no easy way of finding out if they will be impacted by future efforts to tackle poor air quality in towns and cities, the RAC has found

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

News   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:18 BST

The T-charge has been swiftly implemented in London and will affect drivers of all Pre-Euro 4 vehicles

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:54 BST

Proposals released today could ban all but Euro 6 diesel vehicles and Euro 4 petrol vehicles from Scotland's biggest cities by as early as next year

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 11:50 GMT

RAC urges motorists soon to be travelling to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble to order anti-pollution stickers after one took six weeks to reach the UK.

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

News   •   Jan 30, 2017 15:04 GMT

RAC responds to Westminster plan to trial 50% higher parking charges for diesel vehicles

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

News   •   Jan 25, 2017 13:02 GMT

The RAC provides motorists with updated information on how the French authorities are enforcing use of the new Crit'Air vignettes

Motorists driving to France warned about new emissions sticker system

Motorists driving to France warned about new emissions sticker system

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2017 10:40 GMT

Drivers will need to purchase a new Crit'Air vignette when driving in Paris, Lyon and Grenoble from this month

RAC reacts to concerns that diesel drivers could be charged to enter city centres

RAC reacts to concerns that diesel drivers could be charged to enter city centres

News   •   Nov 03, 2016 12:41 GMT

Follows High Court ruling that Government failed to meet European emission standards

RAC reacts to suggestion diesel drivers may face higher taxes

RAC reacts to suggestion diesel drivers may face higher taxes

News   •   Jun 07, 2016 21:34 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on suggestions that diesel drivers may face higher government taxes

RAC comments on new ULEV registration statistics

RAC comments on new ULEV registration statistics

News   •   Apr 14, 2016 12:51 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on new vehicle registration statistics, released today

RAC comments on Policy Exchange diesel proposals

RAC comments on Policy Exchange diesel proposals

News   •   Mar 11, 2016 13:17 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes comments on proposals from think tank Policy Exchange on tackling air pollution

RAC comments on Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Private Member's Bill

RAC comments on Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Private Member's Bill

News   •   Mar 03, 2016 16:39 GMT

The RAC responds to Geraint Davies MP's Private Member's Bill, which is scheduled to have its 2nd Reading on the 4th March

Motorists not put off diesel by VW emissions scandal

Motorists not put off diesel by VW emissions scandal

Press Releases   •   Nov 25, 2015 09:27 GMT

Six in 10 drivers say they have lost confidence in all vehicle manufacturers' environmental claims since the emissions scandal - but nearly three-quarters of drivers say they are generally more worried about fuel consumption than they are about health-harming emissions

RAC: Pressure on stronger laboratory emissions test to be fit-for-purpose now immense

RAC: Pressure on stronger laboratory emissions test to be fit-for-purpose now immense

News   •   Oct 12, 2015 18:27 BST

The RAC's Chief Engineer comments on the new laboratory emissions test planned for 2017, following this afternoon's Transport Select Committee hearing

​RAC says main emissions lab test needs to be supported by road ‘conformity’ test

​RAC says main emissions lab test needs to be supported by road ‘conformity’ test

News   •   Sep 28, 2015 16:24 BST

RAC chief engineer David Bizley says new worldwide laboratory emissions test – due to be implemented in Europe in 2017 – should be supported by road ‘conformity’ test to make sure production vehicles meet standards.

RAC responds to Government plans for emissions testing investigation

RAC responds to Government plans for emissions testing investigation

News   •   Sep 24, 2015 17:54 BST

The RAC's Chief Engineer responds to news that the UK Government will be launching an investigation into vehicle emissions testing

RAC comment on electric vehicle savings figures from Go Ultra Low

RAC comment on electric vehicle savings figures from Go Ultra Low

News   •   Aug 05, 2015 00:01 BST

The RAC responds to new figures from Go Ultra Low on the savings motorists can make by switching to electric vehicles.