Birmingham’s drive to clean air

Welcome to Business Breathes – the campaign working alongside businesses on Birmingham’s journey to clean air.

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We explain why improving air quality is so important and how Birmingham is going to do it. 

Business Breathes is here to help you understand which vehicles are good for people's health, and the environment.
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More about the CAZ

A Clean Air Zone (CAZ) is an area where targeted action is taken to improve air quality, in particular by discouraging the most polluting vehicles from entering the zone.

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Low Emission Vehicles

There are several types of low emission vehicles and they could offer cost and emission savings for your business

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Birmingham has a growing network of refuelling options for drivers of low emission vehicles

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Follow our story as we improve air quality in Birmingham so people who live in, work in or visit the city can breathe clean air.


Birmingham cabbies invited to test-drive the electric TX Taxi for 48 hours

Birmingham Hackney cab drivers were invited to try out an electric vehicle that could help them save money - and meet the upcoming Clean Air Zone (CAZ) regulations.



Website launched to help businesses prepare for Birmingham Clean Air Zone

Welcome to Business Breathes - a website dedicated to helping businesses get to grips with the Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which will be launched in Birmingham city centre next year.


UK’s first fully electric coach ordered by Westway Coaches

Westway Coach Services has purchased two new TCe12 coaches produced by Chinese manufacturer Yutong, through UK-based dealer Pelican Bus and Coach, which are due for delivery in June 2019.


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