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28 07 2022 | 19:39

Old cars forced off road as Europe’s clean air zones nearly double

The number of clean air zones across Europe has risen 40% since 2019, forcing older and more polluting vehicles off the road, according to new research based on EU data.

10 05 2022 | 08:55

What are the most effective ways to get cars out of cities?

Getting cars out of cities has become an international focus. But city officials, planners and citizens still do not have a clear, evidence-based answer to the question: what works to reduce car use…

21 11 2021 | 10:51

Electric cars are not a magic bullet for air pollution

Sarah Woolnough from the British Lung Foundation on why fewer vehicles are a better solution, not just cleaner ones

30 06 2021 | 12:15

Volvo Cars announces plans to explore fossil-free steel.

Volvo Cars is teaming up with Swedish steel maker SSAB to explore the development of fossil-free, high quality steel for use in the automotive industry. The collaboration makes Volvo Cars the first…

25 05 2021 | 13:18

Global electric car sales set for further strong growth after 40% rise in 2020.

New IEA report sees major expansion in electric vehicle adoption this decade, which could accelerate further if governments implement policies aimed at reaching net zero goals. The global auto…

13 05 2021 | 06:32

Electric cars ‘will be cheaper to produce than fossil fuel vehicles by 2027’.

BloombergNEF forecasts result of falling cost of making batteries as well as dedicated production lines. Electric cars and vans will be cheaper to produce than conventional, fossil fuel-powered…

12 03 2021 | 11:52

We Had Electric Cars in 1900 ... Then This Happened.

Tearing through the crowded streets of Philadelphia, an electric car and a gas-powered car sought to win a heated race.

07 03 2021 | 07:23

Fossil fuel cars make 'hundreds of times' more waste than electric cars.

Analysis by transport group says battery electric vehicles are superior to their petrol and diesel counterparts. Fossil fuel cars waste hundreds of times more raw material than their battery…

26 02 2021 | 08:53

Ford plans for all cars sold in Europe to be electric by 2030.

US firm to spend $1bn converting plant in Cologne to become its first electric vehicle facility in Europe. Ford has pledged that all of its cars on sale in Europe will be electric by 2030, in the…

17 02 2021 | 08:50

Jaguar announces move to all-electric vehicles by 2025.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the announcement was ‘a huge step for British car manufacturing’. Jaguar is going all-electric by 2025 as part of ambitious plans brought in by its new chief…

09 02 2021 | 09:11

Make oil firms install electric car chargers in petrol stations, says thinktank.

Proposals to accelerate electric car rollout also call for grants towards buying secondhand electric vehicles. Oil companies should be required to install rapid chargers for electric cars in all…

09 02 2021 | 08:32

GM Pledges to Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2035.

General Motors pledged Thursday to stop selling fossil-fuel-powered cars and light trucks by 2035.

08 02 2021 | 16:03

The Guardian view on electric cars: greener roads are good.

Technological advances combined with tough emissions targets are bringing the end of petrol and diesel traffic into view

03 02 2021 | 13:57

These Are the ‘Positive’ Tipping Points That Could Slow Global Warming.

An academic paper suggests key tipping points can significantly reduce carbon emissions, which would help to slow global warming. Government policies are making coal uneconomical. Electric…

03 02 2021 | 10:19

Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption.

Sales increase 43% globally in 2020 as plunging battery costs mean the cars will soon be the cheapest vehicles to buy. Electric vehicles are close to the “tipping point” of rapid mass adoption…

03 02 2021 | 09:58

Electric Taxi Fleet 'Fast' Expanding in Kenya.

Finland’s electric taxi service Nopea Ride expects to more than triple its fleet in Kenya's capital this year, helping to reduce emissions from Nairobi's notorious traffic.  Environmental experts say…

03 02 2021 | 09:23

Electric cars are not the only green solution.

Chris Barker says more cars of any kind are bad news for pollution, while Dr Robin Russell-Jones believes British entrepreneurs can rise to the challenge of ‘green growth’.

03 02 2021 | 09:10

Nissan unveils first global model built using a “closed-loop” recycling system.

The all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue is the company’s first global model built using a “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminium parts. At the core of this system is a large pneumatic conveyance system…

01 02 2021 | 10:13

Biden plans to replace government’s vehicle fleet with electric cars.

'The federal government owns an enormous fleet of vehicles, which we're going to replace with clean electric vehicles made right here in America, by American workers,' the president said. Joe Biden…

11 01 2021 | 15:03

Activating ‘tipping points’ in society could push world towards greater climate action, researchers say.

The rapid decline of coal-fired power in the UK and petrol cars in Norway indicate how small policy changes can lead to dramatic climate action, researchers argue. Activating positive “tipping…