Tag: Boris Johnson

Sep 29, 2021 - 11:37 am

Britain’s self-made fuel crisis

Because an estimated 100,000 truck drivers have gone back to where they came from because of Brexit, petrol is becoming increasingly scarce at British petrol stations. Panic buying has been going on for days. Now apparently soldiers are to help deliver the fuel.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 11:04 am

Choose your staff wisely

Boris Johnson’s appointed climate spokesperson Allegra Stratton just went on record saying, “diesel car suits me better than electric”, first citing range anxiety and then her mood. “I just don’t fancy it just yet,” she said of making the transition.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 02:47 pm

UK gov’ pledges £3Bn in full bus market “shake-up”

The British government today issued a major new bus strategy with a framework for “enhanced local partnerships” and a pledge to invest £3Bn (about €3.5Bn). The three-billion-pound package includes investments in 4,000 greener buses powered by electricity and hydrogen.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 12:08 pm

UK bans sale of pure combustion engines from 2030

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made it official: the government will bring forward the ban on the sale of cars with combustion engines by five years to 2030. This measure is part of a new ten-point plan for a “green industrial revolution”.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 07:41 pm

Greenpeace asks Boris Johnson to quit playing around

Greenpeace activists showed that protest is possible even in times of social distancing with an unusual move in London. They steered two remote-controlled electric toy cars to the seat of government at 10 Downing Street to deliver their message.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 10:17 pm

UK scrappage scheme and Tesla Giga Bristol rumoured

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a premium of up to £6,000 for the exchange of a diesel or petrol car for an electric vehicle with an official announcement expected on 6 July. There are also rumours that Tesla might plan a Gigafactory on the Isles.

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Dec 1, 2014 - 09:44 am

BMW, Boris Johnson.

anonym“Musk is using us for his PR.”

This is BMW’s short statement to put an end to rumours that the German carmaker wants to cooperate with Tesla (we reported). The spokesperson further dismissed the idea of a German battery production as suggested by Elon Musk, saying cells could be bought through suppliers while innovation only lies in their assembly and control.
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Boris-Johnson“Under the world’s most ambitious and comprehensive set of measures, we have already taken thousands of the most polluting buses and taxis off the streets, and are planning the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone in central London from 2020. By doing their bit, Hermes too is helping to create cleaner, greener, more breathable air for every Londoner.”

London’s mayor Boris Johnson is full of praise for Hermes which delivers electrically in the British capital using 44 EVs in partnership with Gnewt Cargo.
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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/29/britains-self-made-fuel-crisis/
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