Pollution at Drax Coal Power Station near Selby (Image: J. Giles/PA)

How Solar Power Could Slay the Fossil Fuel Empire by 2030

In just 15 years, the world as we know it will have transformed forever. The ​age of oil, gas, coal and nuclear will be over. A new age of clean power and smarter cars will fundamentally, totally, and permanently disrupt the existing fossil fuel-dependent industrial infrastructure in a way that even the most starry-eyed proponents

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BMW i3 Electric Motor Among Ward’s “10 Best Engines Of 2015″

The 127-kW (170 HP) electric motor that propels the rear-wheel-drive BMW i3 has received a coveted “Best Engines” award from Ward’s Auto. Here’s the eligibility criteria for selection by Ward’s Auto: To be eligible for the Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition, an engine or propulsion system must be all-new or significantly re-engineered and available in

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More than half of Nissan Leaf owners insist they will never buy conventional cars again

More than half of Nissan Leaf owners insist they will never u-turn and buy conventional cars again Auto giant’s customer research finds feared barriers to electric vehicle adoption have not materialised Nissan will today publish the results of customer research suggesting a majority of customers for its Leaf have become electric vehicle converts and have