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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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.


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



London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone goes live

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which aims to reduce air pollution, is now live in the central area of the city.


How to check if your vehicle will be affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone

Drivers are being urged to prepare for the introduction of the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) by checking to see if their vehicle will be subject to the charge.


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