UK funds zero-emission buses with £71 m.
The British government is funding five local transport authorities with a total of almost £71 million to support the introduction of up to 335 zero-emission buses as part of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area programme.
Highways England funds business EV trials
The British government-owned company Highways England is handing £9.3 million to local authorities to encourage businesses with diesel van fleets to convert to electric. The scheme works by offering the businesses a free trial of electric vehicles for two months.