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Fake emissions tests cheat consumers and the environment

27 July 2018 Blogs
New evidence suggests that recently-introduced EU emissions tests for cars and vans are already being manipulated by car manufacturers. Ellie Davies, the CCC’s Transport Analyst, explains why that’s bad news for the UK’s climate change targets, and the public. The European Commission has found evidence that carmakers are already manipulating...
An electric car in charging on the street

Plugging the gap: What next for Britain’s EV public charging network?

19 January 2018 Blogs
Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are rising, as is demand for charging points. New research commissioned by the CCC shows that although there are challenges to extending the public EV charging network, Britain is well placed to increase both the number and distribution of chargers and kick-start an EV revolution,...