UK’s £27bn road-building plan heading for a legal logjam


Environmental objections hold up government’s road building plans and could lead to traffic chaos.
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

E10 fuel: What is it and how will it affect you?


Last year, the Department for Transport announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles.
Smart motorway development paused after legal threat

New smart motorway paused after legal threat


The development of a new smart motorway across the Pennines has been paused after a retired vicar threatened a legal challenge.
DS Automobiles reveals clothing collection that absorbs CO2

DS reveals clothing that absorbs CO2


DS Automobiles has unveiled a clothing collection that absorbs carbon dioxide, made in collaboration with a Parisian fashion designer.
New motorway speed limits have halved pollution in some areas of Wales

New speed limit halves Welsh motorway pollution


Lower speed limits introduced on high-pollution stretches of Welsh motorways have been successful in halving levels of harmful emissions.
The Tesla Model X

Five ways car makers are getting greener


Solving cars' environmental issues is one of the keys to tackling climate change, and car makers are having to take a multi-pronged approach.
California to ban internal combustion cars from 2035

California to ban new petrol car sales from 2035


Californians will not be able to buy new internal combustion engine (ICE) cars from 2035 after Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order.
VW appoints supply chain watchdog to ensure ethical sourcing practices

VW appoints EV supply chain watchdog


Volkswagen has today announced that it has partnered with an agency to ensure that the materials used in its EVs are responsibly sourced.
Environmental activists install anti-car billboards across UK cities

Environment activists install anti-car billboards


Activists from the Brandalism network have installed over 100 billboards across the UK attacking what it calls "misleading" car advertising.
Environmental concerns mount use of nickel in EVs

Environmental concerns mount use of nickel in EVs


In the environmental debate around EVs, cobalt is often bought up as one of their pitfalls. However, concern is rising over the use of nickel.
British military testing hybrid armoured vehicles

British military testing hybrid armoured vehicles


The British military is testing hybrid electric technology on its armoured vehicles to make them quieter and more environmentally friendly.
SUVs are endangering climate goals, report says

SUVs are endangering climate goals, report says


A study has called for a tobacco-style advertising ban on SUVs in order to ensure the country meets its aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Half of £75m fund to lower motorway pollution has gone unspent

Half of motorway anti-pollution fund goes unspent


Almost half of a £75m fund intended to bring down the levels of pollution on the UK’s motorways has gone unspent, an official review has found.