Birmingham’s journey 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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Refuelling

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.

10/06/2019

Birmingham City Council introducing a £10m fund to support the city’s small and medium sized businesses

Birmingham City Council (BCC) is introducing a £10m Heavy Duty Fund (HDF) to help businesses operating in Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) make the transition to lower emission vehicles.

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30/05/2019

The Council outlines Clean Air Zone support package on offer to Birmingham's taxi drivers

Birmingham City Council (BCC) has outlined the support package on offer to the city’s taxi drivers ahead of the Clean Air Zone (CAZ) launch in January 2020.

26/04/2019

Iveco releases the first ever 6x2 truck that runs on compressed natural gas

Iveco have announced the first ever truck that can run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and has a 6x2 configuration

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