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Mayor Boris defends u-turn on London diesel ban

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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

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

30 Jul 2014

Reports: Mayor Boris to penalise London's diesel drivers

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Diesel vehicles expected to face £10 charge from 2020 to enter capital's planned ultra low emission zone

29 Jul 2014

UK to 'take car clubs up a gear' with £500,000 boost

Funding earmarked for two pilot projects designed to provide wider access to car clubs and electric vehicles

29 Jul 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: A green fleet gamechanger?

Will Nichols test drives a plug-in hybrid that could save businesses thousands

29 Jul 2014

BMW unveils robot-powering solar array

Auto giant becomes the latest car manufacturer to install a giant solar array at its UK factory

29 Jul 2014

Volvo and ABB in drive to roll out electric bus recharging network

New partnership will deploy city-wide recharging system across Luxembourg next year

28 Jul 2014

Warwick to host UK's £1bn low carbon vehicle research centre

Advanced Propulsion Centre hub will be located at University reknowned for engineering excellence with regional 'spokes' to follow

28 Jul 2014

Report: Japan to crank up green car grants

Government poised to offer incentives worth nearly $30,000 to early adopters of new hydrogen car

28 Jul 2014

Southwest's innovative upcycling experiment

What can you do with 14 shipping containers of used leather? The airline is teaming with social entrepreneurs to find out

25 Jul 2014

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Electric car manufacturer aims to build six more centres across the country to support sales of its Model S sedan

25 Jul 2014

Mayor Boris 'set to miss' host of green goals

London Assembly report finds London is off-track on emissions targets with retrofiting workplaces and decentralised energy the biggest worries

25 Jul 2014

Can businesses lead the crackdown on London's air pollution problem?

New scheme launches in Victoria after Mayor branded claims Oxford Street has world's worst NO2 levels as 'b*ll*cks'

22 Jul 2014

CBI calls for green aerospace strategy to open door for airport expansion

Wide-ranging new report argues the UK needs more airport capacity, but it must come hand-in-hand with green innovation

21 Jul 2014

 Video Video: Low carbon policies driving automotive boom

Video highlights the findings of the Low CVP's latest report showing how environmental policies have helped the automotive sector grow

18 Jul 2014

Sky’s the limit: Drone makers target sustainability

As the FAA prepares rules for drones, these companies are landing serious interest from the likes of Amazon, Boeing, BP and Google

18 Jul 2014

MPs: Prime Minister must support cycling with more than just warm words

Transport Select Committee calls for £10 per person to be spent on cycling by 2020

18 Jul 2014

Downing Street to get charging points in £5m electric car push

Government to buy nearly 300 plug-in vehicles as it puts 'money where its mouth is'

17 Jul 2014

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