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Changes to DVLA email addresses

As of the 16th November, the Government Secure Intranet (GSi) network is being phased out across government. DVLA will remove ‘.gsi’ from email addresses.

The GSI network is being phased out across government. To learn further about the GSI network click here and for further reading click here.

DVLA say they’ll continue to send and receive emails as normal during the change and with the same level of security.

What you need to do:

From Friday 16 November if you use any existing DVLA email addresses, you need to change these from:




Make sure you update any records you may have, such as directories, web applications or forms that use their email addresses.

What will happen if you don’t make the change:

Between 16 November 2018 and 31 March 2019 DVLA will continue to receive any emails sent to a .gsi address.

After 31 March 2019 any messages sent to a .gsi address will not be delivered.

If you have any questions about this change or need more information, email: 

Check the website for the full details here:

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Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.