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CBI appears to back Heathrow over Gatwick for airport expansion

A British Airways jet in flight

Report triggers controversy after press release appears to have been sent to Heathrow and back before being issued to rivals

01 Sep 2014

London to trial wirelessly charged hybrid buses

year-of-the-bus

Transport for London announces new trial to test hybrid buses capable of wirelessly charging batteries at stops

28 Aug 2014

Businesses asked where they want London's fast-chargers to be located

Abb fast charger

Energy Saving Trust project with Transport for London to map potential locations to support electric freight vehicles

27 Aug 2014

Dragon's Den blazes greener production path

Investors from popular BBC Two show take to public transport and share cars to slay show's fuel emissions

24 Aug 2014

Electric Grand Prix to be powered by algae

Formula E executive confirms deal with UK firm Aquafuel to use glycerine-powered generators to recharge electric race cars

21 Aug 2014

US government revs up electric car investment

Department of Energy hands out $55m to 31 projects aimed at improving efficiency and performance of electric vehicles

18 Aug 2014

Tesla expands UK supercharger network

New sites in central London and Birmingham part of company's vision to provide free electric driving across the UK and Europe

15 Aug 2014

Green signal for 'Britain's first' battery-powered train

Network Rail trialling a prototype it says could prove a viable alternative to diesel trains on non-electrified tracks

13 Aug 2014

Report: Air passenger growth to leave emissions cuts grounded

Scientists find rising air traffic will outpace even the tightest proposed carbon cuts unless demand can be dampened

11 Aug 2014

Wow, look, a Tesla

Trewin Restorick argues we need a new approach to communicating green opportunities - and a cutting edge electric car might just hold the answer

08 Aug 2014

Boeing to pilot jetfuel from nicotine-free tobacco plants

Company says new Solaris plant can cut emissions and boost South African farming economies without encouraging smoking

07 Aug 2014

Tesla: 'We wanted to build not just the best electric car, but the best car'

After winning BusinessGreen car of year, Tesla UK boss reckons the Model S is really ready to motor

04 Aug 2014

Why SAP sees an open road for 'connected cars'

The software company aims to become a driving force in connected cars

01 Aug 2014

Solazyme and AkzoNobel team up in pursuit of algae breakthrough

Paint giant inks agreement that could see it purchase 10,000 tonnes of algal oil as part of its efforts to phase out use of fossil fuels and palm oil

01 Aug 2014

How the global sofa surfing movement is helping the environment

Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb, highlights the green credentials of the company's flourishing business model

01 Aug 2014

End of the road-warrior? UK drivers clock up fewest miles since records began

Government figures show drop in business and private mileage, as growing electric vehicle sales suggest low carbon motoring will soon be in the driving seat

31 Jul 2014

Mayor Boris defends u-turn on London diesel ban

Boris Johnson calls on Westminster government to step up efforts to tackle UK's dangerously high pollution levels with new manifesto

30 Jul 2014

Manchester debuts first all-electric bus

Metroshuttle service gets zero-emission boost with addition of three new electric buses

30 Jul 2014

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