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Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone

Browse news and stories about Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot covering a small number of streets in the Oxford city centre. The pilot will launch in February 2022 and all petrol and diesel vehicles, including hybrids, entering the zone will incur a daily charge unless eligible for a discount or exemption.

All you need to know about Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot. Signage that you are entering the Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ)
Transport

All you need to know about Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot

As Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot comes into effect, here’s a quick look at what it it and what it means for drivers.
Councils announce updated proposals to support a zero carbon transport network
Transport

Councils announce updated proposals for transport network in Oxford

Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council have announced proposals to support a sustainable and reliable zero carbon transport network in Oxford.
Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot set to launch 28 February
Transport

Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot set to launch this month

All petrol and diesel vehicles, including hybrids, will incur a daily charge unless eligible for a discount or exemption. However, zero emission vehicles such as electric cars can enter the pilot area free of charge.
Apply for an Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot discount or exemption
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Apply for an Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot discount or exemption

Registrations are now open for eligible vehicle users to apply for a discount or exemption for Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot shown in the map above. Registrations are now open for eligible vehicle users to apply for a discount or exemption for Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) pilot. Those qualifying for a discount or exemption must apply before entering the zone. The ZEZ pilot will be launching on nine streets in Oxford city centre in February 2022. The aim of the pilot is to improve air quality in the city by restricting polluting vehicles from entering these streets between
Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone pilot launch moved to February 2022
Transport

Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone pilot launch moved to February 2022

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council revised the timeline after working together to resolve technical complexities in the bespoke supporting online systems for the ZEZ.
Works to power UK’s largest public electric vehicle charging hub set to begin
Transport

Works to power UK’s largest public EV charging superhub set to begin

Works begin to install a high-powered underground cable that will deliver electricity to the UK’s largest public EV charging superhub at Redbridge Park & Ride.
Oxford is first all-electric city for delivery company DPD UK
Business Services

Oxford is first all-electric city for delivery company DPD UK

The company will deliver over 15,000 parcels a week right across the city from it’s new, state-of-the-art eco-depot in Bicester using a fleet of 40 electric vehicles.
City Council provides electric van to support community outreach groups
Community

City Council provides electric van to support community outreach groups

The electric van can be hired by community groups for just £24 a day with free insurance cover to nominated drivers from the community groups.
Upgrades to Go Ultra Low Oxford chargers for residents complete
Environment

Upgrades to Go Ultra Low Oxford chargers for residents complete

The upgrade means that all 12 designated resident bollard chargers installed under Phase one of Go Ultra Low Oxford project are now available for the public to use.
New rapid EV chargers to be installed across Oxford for electric cabs
Transport

New rapid EV chargers to be installed across Oxford for electric cabs

Oxford City Council is installing the EV chargers across the city, to support electric cabs and local residents ahead of the Zero Emission Zone Pilot this August.