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Liverpool to Eliminate Diesel from its Fleet

10 April 2018   (0 Comments)
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None of Liverpool City Council’s vehicles serving the city centre will be diesel-powered next year, with the pledge extending to the whole city from 2024.

The radical move was agreed by the council’s cabinet at a meeting this morning, approving unopposed a plan to improve air quality in general. It follows city mayor Joe Anderson’s call last year for walking, cycling, electric vehicles and clean fuels to dominate Liverpool travel by 2025.

Waste collection vehicles will switch to compressed natural gas from November. The council is also trialling electric and other diesel-free street cleaning machines. But a lack of some suitable vehicles, such as electric minibuses, could be a stumbling block, the report admits.

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