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  • 7th November 2019
    Clean Air Zones
    CAZ (Clean Air Zones) are areas in the UK where the government have or are planning to implement a scheme to reduce the amount of air pollution within the area. Most commonly these are within city centres, where pollution levels are at the highest. Most modern vehicles will be exempt from CAZ charges. All vehicles that comply with the recent emission standards known as Euro 4, 5 and 6 will be exempt, these include; 1. Petrol carrs meeting the Euro 4 standard or later 2. Diesel cars that meet harder Euro 6 standard 3. Electric Vehicles Five Mandatory clean ...
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  • Bristol will become the first city within the UK to ban diesel vehicles from entering parts of the city centre in a bid to reduce air pollution. In a Bristol City Council cabinet meeting on the 5th of November, plans to ban diesel vehicles by 2021 were approved. The ban will mean all privately owned diesel vehicles will not be able to enter the city centre during the day, and commercial vehicles with have to pay a fee. This makes Bristol the first city within the UK to approve such plans, however in mainland Europe Madrid, Paris, Brussels and ...
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  • (left to right): Awards compare Simon Evans, Ogilvie Fleet director of sales Jo Clark and BusinessCar publishing and event director Chris Milton. Expanding Ogilvie Fleet has underlined its industry-leading position with another title - the Customer Service trophy in the annual awards from trade publication BusinessCar. The trophy is the second industry award that Ogilvie Fleet has collected in 2019, the company’s 40th anniversary year, having won the Leasing Company of the Year (up to 20,000 vehicles) title at the annual ‘Oscars’ hosted by industry publication Fleet News. Averaging more than two industry awards per year this decade, Ogilvie Fleet ...
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  • This week sees the 2019 Business Car Awards take place in London, where Ogilvie Fleet will be looking to become Leasing Company of the Year (Under 25,000 vehicles) for the third successive year. Having won both the 2017 and 2018 awards, Ogilvie has also been nominated for the Customer Service Award. The evening celebrates the best of the fleet industry with a host of categories for suppliers and manufacturers. For the first time, Ogilvie have also sponsored a category – Green Fleet of the Year – with the award being presented by Ogilvie Sales Director Jo Clark. The nominees ...
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  • The Government has launched a consultation on introducing green number plates for zero emission cars. The aim is to raise awareness of the increasing number of zero emission vehicles on UK roads, help their drivers to benefit more easily from local incentives like free or cheaper parking and encourage greater uptake of new vehicle technology.  The special plates are already used by countries like Norway, Canada, and China. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said: “The UK is in the driving seat of global efforts to tackle vehicle emissions and climate change and improve air quality, but we want to accelerate ...
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