Four British cities were thus selected to obtain grants within the framework of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme campaign on the initiative of the Office for Low Emission Vehicles. The program will put in place a set of solutions aimed at improving the air quality in cities by reducing carbon emissions and polluting gases by car traffic.
Andrew Jones, Undersecretary of Transport recalled his commitment to the development of a fleet of vehicles with low Co2 emissions. The program calls for the payment of £ 500 million over five years to finance the UK industry, including car manufacturers, to enable them to offer low-emission or even non-polluting cars, buses or vans by 2050.
London has thus received 13 million pounds for the creation of a "district of the future", certain lanes will thus be reserved for electric vehicles, and priority will be given to both pedestrians and cars that do not pollute. This type of initiative will aim to encourage Londoners to switch to greener vehicles. A measure accompanied by free parking for these vehicles.
Milton Keynes has received £ 9 million for the opening of an electric vehicle test center. Again, we're talking about free parking for electric vehicles, and the bus lanes will be renamed to also accept non-polluting cars.
Finally, Bristol and Nottinghamshire respectively obtained £ 7 and £ 6 million to develop an electric charging network of more than 230 points and the modification of part of their tracks to reserve them for electric vehicles.