sustainable thinking



Automotive articles

Could Lego ditching Shell present an opportunity for clean tech?

img-3914

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

Zipcar next to bendy bus in London

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

Cars stuck in congested traffic

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

Lamborghini unveils its first plug-in hybrid

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 concept boasts 193 mph top speed and 50 km pure electric range

03 Oct 2014

Ford revs up $25m global LED rollout

Motoring giant announces plan to install energy-efficient lighting at all its manufacturing facilities, slashing energy bills and emissions by around 70 per cent

30 Sep 2014

Government enlists Love Home Swap chief to examine impact of sharing economy

Debbie Wosskow to lead BIS review of economic and social benefits of emerging models adopted by likes of Zipcar and Airbnb

30 Sep 2014

Electric motorbikes need 'level playing field' with cars

Motorcycle Industry Association calls for clarity around for support for technology that can cut emissions and congestion

30 Sep 2014

EU countries to set electric vehicle targets under new green car rules

Alternative fuel directive aims to build critical mass of electric vehicle charging points in bid to boost investor confidence in emerging sector

30 Sep 2014

Volvo set to roll out hybrid electric buses in Europe

New Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid vehicle promising to slash carbon emissions and air pollution

22 Sep 2014

« Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 Next »

LATEST OPINION

Popular Threads

Powered by Disqus

LATEST ANALYSIS

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST POLICY NEWS

LATEST ENERGY NEWS

LATEST INVESTMENT NEWS

More than 100 investors last week committed to divesting fossil fuel stocks at the UN Climate Summit. Would your business follow suit?

29%

17%

6%

48%

JOB OF THE WEEK

Commercial Project Manager - South East - Permanent


Our client is one of the leading companies working in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. The company is currently undergoing expansion and as a result is looking to recruit a Commercial Project Manager. 

Find out more >

NEWSLETTER

proofpoint3

You don’t have to be born yesterday to fall for a targeted attack

A discussion of the “risk perception gap”, its implications and how it can be closed

apcbgmay

Data centre guide- energy cost and carbon allocation strategies

It is both simple and inexpensive for any data centre, regardless of size or age, to get started allocating costs and carbon