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Drive Cleaner – Why it Matters

Why bother to clean your Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)? Well, it matters for 3 crucial reasons: 1. Driving legally Firstly, to drive legally your vehicle must meet certain limits on emissions. These are tested on an MOT, but also in Low Emission Zones which are being introduced this year in several cities across the UK. […]

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How can HGVs prepare for UK low emission zones

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, […]

Top questions about diesel particulate filters

As experts in emissions control and commercial vehicle exhausts, Excalibre answer some of the most frequently asked questions about diesel particulate filters (DPF)….  1. What is a diesel particulate filter? A diesel particulate filter (DPF) is a filter that captures exhaust soot in order to reduce emissions from diesel cars. It does this by trapping […]

DPF Cleaning in Gloucestershire

DPF Cleaning in Gloucestershire

Initial plans for a clean air zone are currently underway in Cheltenham. The spa town is currently seeing illegally-high levels of toxic nitrogen dioxide so an area for zero emission vehicles could see older more polluted vehicles charged, or even completely banned in order to reduce air pollution is being explored by civic chiefs. Vehicles are a major […]

How is the Low Emissions Zone enforced?

How is the Low Emissions Zone enforced?

How is the Low Emissions Zone enforced? Today we took to the road with Proventia to attend the Transport for London Coach Operator event in Palestra (Blackfriers, London). During the event we had the pleasure of attending an information session ran by TfL’s Transport Strategy and Planning Manager, Lucy Hayward-Speight which discussed plan of the Ultra Low […]