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How can HGVs prepare for UK low emission zones

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Now, more than ever, it is vital to ensure your diesel vehicle complies with emission levels and avoids costly fines. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is expanding this year along with new Low Emission Zones (LEZ) or Clean Air Zones (CAZ) across the UK.

How is the London ULEZ expanding?

On 25th October 2021, London’s ULEZ  boundary will expand up to, but not including, the North Circular Road (A406) and the South Circular Road (A205).

The ULEZ charges a daily fee to any vehicle not complying with minimum emissions levels. In the case of medium and large vehicles, that charge is £100 per day on top of the congestion charge zone costs. That includes LGV’s, RCV’s, Tipper Trucks and Motorised Horseboxes.

If you need more information, here is a link to the TfL website that might be helpful:

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/ultra-low-emission-zone

Bath are getting a low emissions zoneWhere are the low emission zones (LEZ) across the UK?

Bath’s CAZ is now operational, with several cities planned to follow. Amongst many other cities, Birmingham is due to begin it’s CAZ on 1 June 2021 which will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A diesel vehicle must have a minimum standard of EURO VI. Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone is planned to run from Summer 2021. Bristol is proposed to start from October 2021. Several cities in Scotland have delayed LEZ’s until 2022.

How can I check whether my HGV or refuse collection vehicles needs its DPF or Silencer cleaned?

Excalibre Technologies Ltd. specialise in the installation and maintenance of emission’streatment systems. We work with all makes of Heavy Goods Vehicles, Tippers and Refuse Collection Vehicles; cleaning HGV DPF’s and silencers, EURO V and VI as well as Refuse Collection silencers to ensure emission compliance. Our FSX cleaning system is the latest technology which is also used by all the major engine OEM’s providing the highest standards.

For particular medium and large vehicles, it may prove more cost effective to upgrade with a retrofit system to meet the required EURO VI regulations. We have completed retrofits on nearly 2,000 buses, coaches and motorised horseboxes. If you have a Pre-EURO VI vehicle contact Excalibre to talk about retrofit options.

HGV DPF CleaningWhere are Excalibre based?

Excalibre Technologies have service centres in London and Gloucester working with clients across the UK. We provide a quality and affordable service with minimal vehicle downtime.

If you have a diesel vehicle that operates in ULEZ, LEZ or CAZ and want to enquire about DPF Cleaning or Retrofits Contact us on 01594 887414 or sales@excalibretech.com

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