From April this year zero emission cars will be the only vehicles exempt from road tax. Despite growing interest and increasing pressure to move away from polluting vehicles many are still reluctant to make the jump. So just what are zero emissions cars and what should you consider when making the switch from petrol? In this special report Tom Hill looks at the current state of zero emissions technology and the challenges facing the industry hearing from a range of experts and commentators.
Tom Hill, Chris Lilly, Amanda Stretton, Amanda Lyne, Steve Nash
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In part two of our look at the zero emissions car industry Tom Hill looks at the challenges facing the industry and the options available to buyers. Could hydrogen provide the ideal solution? And what might transportation of the future actually resemble?
Tom Hill, Amanda Stretton, Amanda Lyne, Steve Nash