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 Video Video: Ergro takes on the Nissan e-NV200 £2 challenge

Nissan e-NV200 electric van

A leading building and building services engineering group is the latest UK business to put the groundbreaking e-NV200 through its paces

31 Oct 2014

UK unveils first commercial-scale green hydrogen fuelling station

UK's first commercial-scale green hydrogen refuelling facility opens in Swindon

Consortium launches Swindon facility that boasts first UK hydrogen production and refuelling site to be powered by the sun

31 Oct 2014

EU car makers already beating 2015 emission targets

Cars on forecourt from above

EU data shows 11 major manufacturers have passed the 130g CO2/km mark two years early

31 Oct 2014

Sainsbury's says 'fill up with something new today' with first hydrogen refuelling station

Supermarket's Hendon store to host Air Products' hydrogen dispenser for zero emissions vehicles

30 Oct 2014

Lord Mayor blazes a trail with electric 'limousine'

Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne takes delivery of all-electric Nissan Leaf, making George Pattison the first mayor in the UK to switch to an electric car

28 Oct 2014

Tesla jets into Scotland with Edinburgh Airport supercharger

Company intends to build service station in the Scottish capital next year to support rollout of Model S electric sedan

27 Oct 2014

Could Lego ditching Shell present an opportunity for clean tech?

The latest victory in Greenpeace's campaign against Shell's planned Arctic exploration could present an important opportunity for clean tech firms

24 Oct 2014

Car clubs could rid London's streets of 120,000 cars

Study finds boosting car sharing scheme membership could have considerable environmental and economic benefits

23 Oct 2014

Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row

Green champion’s push to funnel car emissions into the emissions trading system seen as attempt to bend rules

21 Oct 2014

UK hails best ever quarter for electric car sales as demand revs up

Government figure show 5,000 cars were registered under the plug-in grant scheme from July to September, doubling sales compared to the previous quarter

21 Oct 2014

Electric cars scheme aims to spark a revolution in Yorkshire

Inmotion initiative backed by npower attempts to show businesses the financial and environmental benefits of electrifying their fleets

20 Oct 2014

The challenge for the global auto industry

Simon Clements of Alliance Trust Investments explores the environmental and economic challenges faced by a fast-changing auto industry

20 Oct 2014

How car sharing accelerates sustainability

Susan Shaheen, the co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center, focuses on furthering behavioral change

17 Oct 2014

Tesla charges up all-wheel drive Model S

'It's like taking off from a carrier deck,' CEO Elon Musk says of Model 'D' that goes from 0-60mph in 3.2 seconds

10 Oct 2014

UK invests £11m to get hydrogen cars on the road

Funding will encourage uptake of fuel cell vehicles in public fleets and establish network of refuelling stations

09 Oct 2014

US fuel economy hits record levels in 2013

EPA says car makers' rapid adoption of more efficient technology has seen five mpg improvement since 2004

09 Oct 2014

Electric vehicle sales charge up 50 per cent in 2014

Industry figures show sales growth of alternatively-fuelled vehicles outpacing diesel and petrol equivalents, although volumes remain small

07 Oct 2014

Tesla Model S - yours from £820 a month

Trail-blazing electric vehicle manufacturer launches innovative new financing programme

06 Oct 2014

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