Central London to introduce Toxicity Charge 23 Oct 2017

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed the £10 ‘Toxicity Charge’ for London’s most polluting cars will start in October. Considered to be the toughest emission standard of any world city, the T-Charge will apply to pre-Euro 4 vehicles – typically those diesel and petrol vehicles registered before 2006 – with up to 10,000 vehicles expected to be potentially liable for the new emissions levy every weekday. The T-charge (also known as the Emissions Surcharge) will run in addition to the Congestion Charge and use the same operating hours (Monday to Friday 7am-6pm), meaning that it will now cost £21.50 to drive a pre-Euro 4 vehicle in the zone. Mr Khan said: “The T-Charge is a vital step in tackling the dirtiest diesels before I introduce the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone as early as 2019. “I will continue to do everything…

Energy Saving Trust offer guide to choosing a company car

Is your company car due for replacement? The Energy Saving Trust have produced an animated guide, narrated by electric car enthusiast Robert Llewellyn, outlining which vehicle technologies are likely to be most suitable for different daily driving routines. The guide also outlines how choosing a suitable low emission vehicle could save you money in company car tax and fuel for private mileage. [iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/ok_ZC0FVuvM”]