Uber will pay its drivers to switch to electric cars


Uber has announced a year-long pilot initiative to provide cash incentives to some drivers who begin using electric cars.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.
Air pollution blamed for 7m deaths every year worldwide

Air pollution blamed for 7m deaths every year worl


Air pollution causes seven million deaths a year, according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Porsche stops selling diesel cars


Porsche will no longer sell diesel-powered cars. The German car manufacturer announced that it is to discontinue the remaining diesel car from it
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Unlimited fines for emissions test cheats


Ccarmakers that cheat emissions tests are being threatened with unlimited fines under anti-pollution rules being drawn up in Westminster.
VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests on monkeys

VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests


Volkswagen suspended its chief lobbyist after he admitted failing to halt experiments that exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust gases — the latest...
Kitchen microwaves cause as much pollution as seven million cars

Microwaves cause as much pollution as 7m cars


Microwaves in Europe cause as much pollution as 6.8 million cars, scientists have found. A study at the University of Manchester, published in S
Lorry operators cheating emission rules

Lorry operators cheating emission rules


Lorry operators are routinely fitting HGVs with cheat devices to allow vehicles to produce high levels of pollution, a government investigation h
Airbubbl system removes toxic air from inside car

Airbubbl system removes toxic air from inside car


Technology that sucks toxic gas out of cars will be introduced early next year after fears that drivers and passengers are being exposed to dange
Diesel tax anger as new models beat petrol in NOx pollution tests

New diesel models beat petrol in pollution tests


Some new diesel cars are much less polluting than new petrol cars, according to research. Independent tests have identified 11 diesel models, in
Google Street View cars measure and map air pollution

Google Street View cars measure air pollution


First they mapped the world’s roads to help drivers get from A to B and house buyers snoop around neighbourhoods from the comfort of their armcha
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Driving Green: Why have "green" cars been developed?


Burning fossil fuels releases all sorts of pollutants and carbon dioxide (or CO2) into the atmosphere. The former is being blamed for...
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News: Ultra-low emission zone confirmed for London...


The mayor of London has confirmed that a proposed ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) will come into effect in the capital on September 7, 2020.