Environment

CO2 emissions by vehicle type (million tonnes)

Source: DfT.

Average new car consuption (miles per gallon)

Source: DfT.

HGV average fuel consumption (miles per gallon)

Source: DfT.

Petrol and Diesel prices (April average)

Source: DfT.

Increase in Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs)

PiG = Plug in Grant

Source: DfT.

Greenhouse gas emissions by transport mode (millions of tonnes of CO2 equivalent)

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In Britain, CO2 emissions from cars have fallen by 3% since 2010. In contrast, emissions from HGV’s have risen by 11% in the same period and, for light vans, the increase is 21%.

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