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Transport articles

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

Baroness Kramer Danny Alexander and Oliver Letwin at government fleet annoucement

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

17 Jul 2014

Update: Amber Rudd appointed to DECC Ministerial role

Amber Rudd

George Osborne's former PPS to become Minister at Department of Energy and Climate Change

15 Jul 2014

Safari park goes wild for zero emission Nissan Leaf


Knowsley Safari deploys solar-powered electric car in bid to cut costs and carbon emissions

15 Jul 2014

China wants 30 per cent of state cars to be low carbon

Government makes latest move to tackle hazardous smog in major cities

14 Jul 2014

Report: Electric vehicle market to hit $500bn by 2025

As China announces major new tax breaks for electric cars, new research suggests the global market for electric vehicles is poised for rapid growth

10 Jul 2014

Greener deliveries help United Biscuits crunch carbon

Lorries with longer trailers help company lose 450,000 UK road miles and reduce annual carbon emissions by 618 tonnes

02 Jul 2014

Battersea Park to host London's first electric Grand Prix

Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes 'awesome addition' to capital's sporting calendar ahead of inaugural Formula E 10 race season

01 Jul 2014

Detroit Electric re-emerges with UK production plant

Company made waves last year promising the world's fastest production electric vehicle but had seemingly disappeared

27 Jun 2014

London commuters urged to turn to tap water to slash carbon emissions

Hammersmith Bus Station and Thames Water pilot new HydraChill Water Refilling station

27 Jun 2014

UK offers £9m to boost household electric car charge points

Scheme covering up to three-quarters of installation cost part of package of measures to boost uptake of low carbon vehicles

26 Jun 2014

POD Point to lease electric car chargers

Company says industry-first move will drive revenues for businesses

25 Jun 2014

Osborne plans HS3 high-speed rail line to link Northern cities

Chancellor says cutting journey times between Manchester and Leeds can help build vision of 'Northern Powerhouse' economy

23 Jun 2014

Brazil World Cup team flying high on sustainable jet fuel

GOL Airlines using fuel made from inedible corn oil and used cooking oil to power 200 flights during 2014 World Cup

18 Jun 2014

AC-DC Power switchover cuts marine fuel costs by a quarter

Engineering giant ABB reveals how a new onboard DC energy system is slashing carbon emissions and fuel costs at sea

18 Jun 2014

Could coffee perk up the biofuels sector?

New research from University of Bath suggests old coffee grinds could be collected to make biodiesel

17 Jun 2014

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