29/07/2014

£10 Diesel Car Charge Considered For Central London

It has been reported that a plan to charge drivers of diesel cars £10 to drive into central London are being considered.

According to a report by the Times, London Mayor Boris Johnson will lobby the government for an increase in road tax for diesel cars as part of a new Ultra Low Emission Zone he hopes to be introduced by 2020.

The additional £10 charge would come on top of the £10 congestion charge.

Under the levy, diesel vehicles meeting the Euro 6 emissions standard would be exempt. Petrol cars registered before 2006 would also be eligible for the additional £10 charge.

(MH/CD)

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