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.
Jeremy Clarkson creates an ecosystem

Jeremy Clarkson has been 'wilding'


Previous attempts to meddle with ecosystems have had mixed results. That was at the back of Jeremy Clarkson's mind as he attempted it himself.
Tesla supplier creating million-mile battery

Tesla supplier creating 1.24 million-mile battery


A Chinese company has created a battery that it claims will take your car two million km (1.24m miles) before it needs replacing.
Trump administration being sued by 23 states over fuel standards

Trump administration sued over relaxed emissions


President Trump’s administration is being sued by nearly two dozen states over lowered standards for fuel economy in the US.
Extreme E announces daring driver format

Mixed-sex driver pairings for Extreme E


Extreme E, a forthcoming pure-electric off-road racing series, has announced a first-of-its-kind racing format.
Environmentalists start crowdfunding appeal to stop government road building scheme

Campaigners to take DfT to court over road plans


The UK government is facing backlash from environmentalists regarding plans to inject £27bn into a road-building programme.
Extreme E unveils scientific panel, environmental plans and team info

Extreme E unveils scientific panel and team info


Upcoming motorsport Extreme E has unveiled its scientific panel to coincide with the 50th Earth Day.
Modern engines worse for the planet, better for our lungs, says study

Modern engines worse for the planet, says study


Consumer advice group Which? has found that new cars emit 7% more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere than their older counterparts.

Jeremy Clarkson: I believe in climate change


Instead of high octane action and supercar shootouts, the next episode of The Grand Tour will shine a spotlight on the effects of climate change