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Congestion charge and electric vehicles: Everything you need to know

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You only have to look to the London Congestion Charge for proof of that. What is the London Congestion Charge? The London Congestion Charge was first introduced in 2003. It applies to most vehicles entering central London and is clearly signposted by a large letter ‘C’ within a red circle.

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What does WLTP mean? A Beginner’s Guide to EV Terminology

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HEVs are cars that have both a traditional petrol/diesel engine, as well as an electric motor powered by a battery. The technical name for engines that use traditional fuel (petrol/diesel) to create power. An ever-growing radius of central London. ICE : Internal Combustion Engine. with a gross weight of no more than 3.5

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Understanding Electric Vans & the London Congestion Charge

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One of the key things when it comes to cost is the savings you can make on the London Congestion Charge. The congestion charging scheme was first introduced in central London in 2003, aiming to reduce the amount of traffic in the capital. Vehicles within this criteria must: Meet Euro 6 standards (petrol and diesel).

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London City Commuting: Why an EV makes sense

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It almost seems as though London is against us mere motorists. With some great transport links to take advantage of, having a car in London isn’t always necessary or practical. Why are EVs best for London? Thankfully, the UK Government has taken the crucial step of banning the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars by 2030.

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