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These strange beasts are our cars

Friday - Widespread automation, electrification, and connectivity are set to revolutionise the car of the future.

What Daimler’s move means for carbon-neutral car industry

15 May 19 - Daimler, one of the world’s leading producers of premium cars and commercial vehicles, is engineering a new future for the sector with a bold new climate commitment.

Origami navy carries kids' SOS to the global shipping industry

9 May 19 - Schoolchildren launched a fleet of origami boats carrying messages about climate change to delegates at UN shipping talks in London.

Why people should come first in transport future

30 Apr 19 - People using public transport or walking or cycling should be given priority over cars and that might mean limiting traffic speeds to 30kmh, a new report says.

How will we cope with vehicles that do our driving for us?

30 Apr 19 - Billions of dollars are being poured into autonomous vehicle research - but not much thought is going into how humans will respond to the new-fangled transport.

Ford under criminal probe over emissions

29 Apr 19 - The US Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into Ford’s emissions certification process.

Why flying taxis could be the way to go for long journeys

12 Apr 19 - Futuristic electric flying taxis like those seen in the movie Blade Runner could offer a more sustainable - and much faster - way to travel long distances.


Electric cars outsell the rest in Norway

3 Apr 19 - In a symbolic first, electric cars outsold fossil fuel-powered ones in Norway last month.

How the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions

29 Mar 19 - The ‘Dieselgate’ scandal was suppressed for years – while we should have been driving electric cars.

Plant waste key in new aviation fuel

22 Mar 19 - Waste from plants and trees could soon be fueling jet planes.

CRUISE CONTROL: Bigger ships, bigger trouble

15 Mar 19 - As more gigantic cruise ships take to the high seas in the coming years, the industry says it intends to embrace low-carbon technologies and reduce its environmental impact.

Detroit gets new life as e-Motor City

12 Mar 19 - After years when Detroit was Ground Zero for scepticism about electric vehicles, the traditional auto industry’s hometown has become a hub of EV action.

High-flying airlines in short haul mode on gas emissions

7 Mar 19 - None of the world’s top 20 stock-listed air carriers has any plans in place to manage greenhouse gas emissions after 2025, according to a new report.

Electric cars star at Geneva motor show

7 Mar 19 - Electric cars have been the star of the glitzy Geneva motor show so far, as Honda unveiled its first all-electric effort, the E-Prototype, and Italian supercar maker Pininfarina lifted the lid on...

Global shipping inches forward on fuel rules

25 Feb 19 - The International Maritime Organisation inched forward last week on its promises to ban the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic and reduce black carbon emissions from ships.

Bank opens for e-projects money

21 Feb 19 - Applications for the latest round of Government funding for low-carbon transport projects are open.

Boeing's flying car lifts off in race to revolutionise travel

25 Jan 19 - Boeing says its flying car prototype hovered briefly in the air during an inaugural test flight, part of the race to change the face of the aerospace industry within the next decade.

Free public transport is great but it’s no silver bullet

25 Jan 19 - Luxembourg's recent announcement that all public transport in the country will be free from next year was received with astonishment.

By 2025, VW intends to be making million e-cars a year

11 Dec 18 - German auto giant Volkswagen is embarking on an electric spurt, pressing ahead with plans aimed at producing more than a million electric cars a year by 2025.


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