It was announced in April 2014 that the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) would make at least £20m available for an ultra low emission Taxi Scheme, as part of the £500m package to grow the market for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) from 2015-20. 133 more words
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GREENER taxis are set to become a more regular sight on York’s streets as council bosses hope to cut pollution.
City of York Council’s low emission taxi incentive plan – the first in the UK – aims to increase the number of hybrid and electric taxis and minicabs by offering hackney and private hire drivers £3,000 towards their cost through its Local Sustainable Transport Fund, set up through Government funding.