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    Report: Nissan pokes fun at 'clean' cars hit by stricter London Congestion Charge rules
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    Nissan can see an upside to the tough new emissions rules in London and turn it into a great promotional opportunity. The London Congestion Charge has been tightened up so that the vehicles that are eligible for exemption from the hefty daily charge of 10 British pounds (a little more than $15 ...

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    Report: Report: Obama now among foreign motorists who owe £50M in unpaid London congestion charges
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    According to The Daily Mail, the city of London has slapped President Barack Obama with a £120 fine for failing to pay congestion charges during his most recent visit to the UK capitol. The fine evens out to around $193 U.S. at current conversion rates. When the president visited London in ...

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    Study: London's congestion charge lessens traffic; has not improved air quality
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    London's Congestion Charging Scheme (CCS), which was implemented back in 2003 to reduce traffic volume in central London, has had virtually no impact on air quality, according to a study published by the Health Effects Institute (HEI). The study, "The Impact of the Congestion Charging Scheme on ...

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    UK electric vehicle sales dropped to just 55 units in 2009
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    Ouch. Only 55 electric vehicles (EVs) were registered in the UK in 2009, a 90 percent drop compared to the 397 registered in 2007, the best-selling year for EVs there. It's not clear exactly why last year's sales were down so much, but there ...

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    London C-Charge on the chopping block?
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    London's Congestion Charge scheme may soon be coming to an end. Mayor Boris Johnson has already canceled the planned congestion zone expansion into western London and the residents of Manchester recently voted down a similar C-Charge plan by a huge margin. Now, Johnson is saying he has not ruled ...

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    61% of Londoners support congestion charge, says Mayor Livingstone
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    By now, you're surely aware of the efforts of London Mayor Ken Livingstone to increase London's congestion charge. You're also likely know about the distaste that Porsche feels regarding these changes. Back in late February, Porsche polled Londoners themselves and found that 74 percent of Londoners ...

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    Many Volvo trucks will be exempt from LEZ charges in London
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    Automakers are making all sorts of modifications to existing models to beat the 120 g/km of CO2 limit for free entry into London when the Congestion Charge rules change (e.g., Audi A3, 16 models from Peugeot, and 23 from Citroën). For trucks and other large vehicles, the key date is February ...

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    Wacky attention-getting idea of the day: wear congestion charge cash
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    In the magical world of commercials, people are for some reason allowed to act in ways that would get you kicked out of all sorts of establishments. Take for example Lisa Snowdon, a UK television presenter and model, who Ford convinced to don a dress made of money. The outfit was designed by a ...

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    RMIF: London Congestion Charge should not be based on emissions
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    The consultation period on London Mayor Ken Livingstone's revised congestion charge plan starts today. Getting in an opening salvo, the non-executive chairman of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF), Alec Murray, says straight-up that the proposal won't work."The emissions of most private ...

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    Citron's congestion-charge-beating lineup
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    With a new possible increase in London's Congestion Charge being discussed, Citroën is reminding people that there are "No fewer than 23 models in Citroën's current line-up could become exempt from the London's Congestion Charge, if Mayor Ken Livingstone's proposals, announced in full ...

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    Saving money and emissions in London with 1000 Berlingo Dual Fuel Citron conversions
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    If you're going to deliver goods anywhere within the London Congestion Zone, the Nicholson McLaren Engines company would like you to consider converting your delivery truck over to dual fuel (petrol and LPG). Last week, NME converted its 1,000th Citroën Berlingo 600 LX 1.4i vanto dual fuel ...

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    London unveils first two FREE electric car chargers
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    London, the city where you have to pay to drive your dirty, CO2-emitting car, is doing a lot to clean the air. City officials' latest move was the unveiling of two electric car-charging stations. Fuel-hungry EVs can find the stations in Wellington Street and Southampton Street near Covent Garden in ...

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    Citron offers 20 models that would be exempt from revised London Congestion Charge
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    All of Citroën's C1 City cars and some C2 and C3 models will be exempt under proposed rules changes to the London Congestion charge. In all, 20 Citroën models would be exempt. The vehicles fall into the Tax Band B, which is a category of vehicles that emit less than 120 grams of CO2 per ...

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