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Autumn Statement 2014: Key Points

Date: 03 December 2014   |   Author:

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his last Autumn Statement before the general election, and though it wasn't one packed with business car-relevant content, as always there were a few titbits

. Fuel duty frozen

. Driverless car test beds confirmed for Bristol, Greenwich (London), Milton Keynes and Coventry, along with an additional £9m in funding from Government

. Another £4m for the Clean Vehilce Technology fund for 2014-15, which funds vehicle modifications by local authorities to reduce air pollution

. Confirmation of £15m between 2015-16 and 2020-21 for a national network of EV charge points on the Strategic Road Network

. £85m to support ultra-low emission cities, taxis and buses

. Additional £10m for London between 2017-18 and 2019-20 to increase low-emission vehicle take-up in order to support an Ultra-low emission zone introduction by 2025

. Confirmation of £15bn road-building project announced earlier this week

. The first electronic motorway fuel price comparison signs to be introduced next year on the M5 between Bristol and Exeter