Mayor reveals zero emission London transport plans

Mayor of London Sadiq Kahn has revealed the proposals that will help achieve his aim of dramatically cutting vehicle emissions in the capital. The plan is to make London’s transport network zero-emission by 2050. The Ultra Low Emission Zone and T-Charge proposals are already confirmed to come into force in the near future, but zero-emission

Queen’s Speech introduces an Electric Vehicles Bill

New Bill unveiled in Queen’s Speech to require charging points to be fitted at services and fuel stations, support driverless cars and keep insurance claims simple Motorway services and petrol stations may be forced to install electric charging points as part of Government plans to ensure the UK “remains a world leader in new industries”.

Cash-strapped councils breaking the law on air pollution, documents reveal

Exclusive poll for The Independent shows public – and most Conservative voters – back banning the most-polluting cars from city centres as pressure builds on the Government It has been described as a “public health emergency” responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every year, but dozens of local councils have been failing to report

High pollution is reducing house prices by 15pc as buyers reject ‘unhealthy’ homes

Property listings will include traffic light-style pollution warnings in the near future, experts have predicted as they said poor air quality can knock up to 15 per cent off house prices. Pollution has become a top concern among potential buyers, who are snubbing “unhealthy homes” and have started using sophisticated pollution websites to track air

Election 2017: Motoring manifesto commitments compared

With the General Election fast approaching, Next Green Car compares the key motoring elements of each of the main parties’ manifestos. In [this] policy comparison, we focus on green vehicle issues and advances in autonomous and connected technologies; subjects we cover day-to-day on the website. Ultra low emission vehicles, air quality, electric vehicle issues and

New French president Macron aims for the last fossil fuel cars to be sold in 2040

The newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron is broadly pursuing the energy and traffic policies outlined by his predecessor, Francois Hollande. He is especially looking to promote electric vehicles (EVs) and aims for the last car with an internal combustion engine (ICE) to be sold in France in 2040. French daily newspaper Le Monde reported in the run-up to the election that one of Macron’s objectives is ‘to get out of fossil fuels’ and