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Report: Electrification of industry and logistics promises $185bn market

Photo of a Korea crane loading goods for export

IDTechEx predicts market for industrial and commercial electric vehicles will grow more than three-fold over the next decade

20 Nov 2014

Silent electric cars let sleeping dogs lie


Dog day care centre discovers zero emission Nissan vans are cutting costs and helping to soothe stressed pets

18 Nov 2014

Toyota unveils fuel cell powered Mirai

Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle

Sedan set to go on sale next year underlines faith automaker has in hydrogen technology

18 Nov 2014

What is all this hype about hydrogen anyway?

It has always been five to 10 years away, but Commercial Group's Simon Graham wonders if the hydrogen economy is finally taking shape

14 Nov 2014

Ford to debut wind and solar powered dealers

Innovative new US partnership with Wind Energy Corporation aims to slash emissions of auto dealers

12 Nov 2014

Mercedes leads EU's fuel economy 'cheaters'

Report finds company has biggest differential between test and real world performance, with average gap growing to 31 per cent

10 Nov 2014

Government gives gold stars to schools ditching cars

Baroness Kramer announces £200,000 to support Modeshift scheme that encourages walking and cycling for pupils

07 Nov 2014

UK's £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre opens its doors

Vince Cable says facility will place UK in fast lane of low carbon motoring industry

06 Nov 2014

Tesla shares surge after record Model S sales

Third quarter results beat analysts' expectations, with electric car pioneer confident it will deliver 33,000 Model S sedans this year

06 Nov 2014

From tyres to trainers, Timberland announces pioneering recycling partnership

Outdoor wear giant launches Timberland Tires, in a bid to ensure old tyres get a new lease of life

04 Nov 2014

Kia and Hyundai agree $100m fine for US Clean Air Act violation

Car makers agree sum to resolve legal claim from EPA that they understated emissions data for some 2012 and 2013 models

04 Nov 2014

¡Vamos Zipcar! Car sharing pioneer motors to Madrid

Madrid operation marks company's 30th major city opening and follows recent launch in Paris

03 Nov 2014

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

A leading building and 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

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

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

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