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EV Wind Farm Electricity North West

As a £1.5bn investment into electric vehicle infrastructure is announced, new research reveals only 2% of Brits currently own one

A lack of understanding of and misconceptions around electric vehicles prove the major barriers to purchase.

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

New Tram being manuafactured

Transport for Greater Manchester signs contract for 27 new trams

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has signed a £72m contract that will see 27 new Metrolink trams bolster the UK’s largest tram network.

Green Summit heralds bold green future for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has set out its ambitions to become one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe, at its inaugural Green Summit held today (Wednesday 21 March).

Leading speakers to focus on industrial opportunities of ‘green transport revolution’ at upcoming Conference

At LowCVP’s 'Moving North' conference, Mayor Andy Burnham will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution, and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel supply companies in the Northern Powerhouse.

Investing in a greener Greater Manchester

As part of the Mayor's upcoming Green Summit, a recently held 'listening event' for the business community found that Greater Manchester has the potential to be the UK’s leading green city region. 

Triangulum Project Electric Vehicle

Manchester cuts carbon thanks to European 'Triangulum' scheme

Manchester’s universities are using technology to cut their carbon emissions, thanks to a project showcasing the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles. 

Portland Basin, Tameside

Cycle plan is a tour de force

Motorway madness will soon be a thing of the past for cyclists travelling around Hyde and Longdendale.

Mayor makes pledge for Greater Manchester Clean Air Day

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to do his bit to tackle air pollution for the first Greater Manchester Clean Air Day, taking place on Thursday 15 June.

Riding Mobike Shenzhen China

Wheels in motion for European-first cycle hire scheme

A European-first cycle hire scheme, which will help make cycling a more convenient and attractive way to travel in city centres, is coming to Manchester and Salford.

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