Ultra low emission vehicle taxi scheme: preliminary guidance

Preliminary guidance of the ultra-low emission taxi scheme available to local authorities throughout the UK.

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£20 million ultra low emission vehicle taxi scheme

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Guidance outlining the preliminary:

  • principles
  • current thinking

around how the ultra-low emission taxi scheme will be designed. It is the beginning of a consultative process with those who have an interest in the scheme.

The scheme will be available to operators throughout the UK.

This scheme forms part of the £500 million package to grow the market for ultra low emission vehicles from 2015 to 2020.

In April 2014 the Office for Low Emission Vehicles announced would make at least £20 million available for an ultra low emission taxi scheme.

Published 2 December 2014