What a terrible anti-eco man he is. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/7494495.stm Well, that is the main spin from some parts, complete with Livingstone wailing about this being a "further blow" to tackling climate change. But wait. what is this, emailed out today by Porsche UK?? Porsche wins victory in congestion charge challenge "Thank you very much for your support as we challenged Mayor Livingstone's proposed Â£25 congestion charge in London. As you saw for yourself, the congestion charge was a major issue in the mayoral campaign and the candidate who opposed this extension, Boris Johnson, was elected Mayor. I am pleased to inform you that, today, the Administrative Court in London has approved a consent order quashing the increase to the charge. The new Mayor's legal team accepted that the previous Mayoral administration should have taken into account research from King's College which showed that the new charge would actually increase CO2 emissions in Greater London and, consequently that the new charge could, in fact, be unlawful. Porsche has always been confident that the legal case was right and now we are proud to have played a decisive role in striking down such a blatantly political tax targeting motorists. It is expected that significant legal costs will be awarded and Porsche has decided to donate those costs to a fantastic charity called Skidz, which takes at-risk young people and trains them in motor vehicle maintenance and mechanics. This gives them the tools and confidence they need to find gainful employment and avoid a life of crime. The support from Porsche will allow Skidz to open a facility in Hillingdon, providing this opportunity to young Londoners for the first time. If you have any further comments or questions, you can contact Porsche directly by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 08457 911 911. Thank you again for your support which was tremendously encouraging and important to the challenge."