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Petrol and diesel cars could be banned in Scottish cities within eight years

Drivers could be forced to give up their vehicles and switch to electric cars in some urban areas. Radical new plans have been drawn up which could see petrol and diesel vehicles banned in some parts of Scotland within eight years. The Scottish Government have pledged to cut emissions by 80 per cent by 2050.

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Ireland passes law to become world’s first country to fully divest from fossil fuels

Bill will drop coal, oil and gas investments from Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Ireland has voted to be the world’s first country to fully divest public money from fossil fuels. The Irish Parliament passed the historic legislation in a 90 to 53 vote in favour of dropping coal, oil and gas investments from the €8bn

2017 set to be landmark year for electric cars

The future is bright for electric cars in 2017, as new figures released recently indicate that more than 100,000 plug-in cars could be on UK roads by the middle of this year. This prediction is fuelled by record numbers of electric car registrations in 2016, with volumes rising 29% on the previous 12 months. In

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Electric vehicles feature in ‘post-Brexit’ strategy

The government has placed electric vehicles at the heart of a green paper outlining its ‘post-Brexit’ Industrial Strategy for the UK today (23 January). Launched by Prime Minister Theresa May, the Strategy focuses on designing a smart grid and the roll out of public charging points for the vehicles to bring about ‘affordable energy and