With a 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution” announced, Boris Johnson has announced that sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030. It aims to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles to cut climate emissions and local air pollution, as part of the 10-point plan. The plan
Tesla, Uber, and utilities are consolidating their power in Washington. One of the stranger things that has happened during the Trump administration—a category with no small amount of competition—is that the car industry and the oil industry have grown to resent each other. This is more significant than it might seem. For decades, Detroit and
WHICH ELECTRIC cars can be driven 300 miles or more between charges? When buying a new battery-electric vehicle, a long range is one of the first things a customer will look for. At the time of the original Nissan Leaf’s launch 10 years ago, the car makers dabbling with pure-electric models were trying to convince
Boris Johnson’s green plan brings ban on petrol cars forward to 2030 and promises UK’s first hydrogen-powered town
Boris Johnson has set out plans for green investment over the coming decade, including a target to generate enough offshore wind to power every home in the UK and a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030. The prime minister’s long-awaited 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution” also promised the
The plan also includes developing the first town heated entirely by hydrogen by the end of the decade. New petrol and diesel cars will be banned from sale after 2030, the government has announced. The ban had been planned for 2040 but has been brought forward under Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan to tackle climate change.
A third of households in England do not have off-street parking at their homes This means drivers are forced to run cables and extension leads across footpaths. We investigate who is liable if a pedestrian trips and falls on one of these cables. Is it safe to use extension leads? And what schemes are available
Our run down of the lowest-priced EVs currently available to order in the UK 2020 has been a big year for electric cars. Despite the various difficulties faced by the car industry and buyers, sales this October were almost double what they were in October 2019 and there have been in the region of 20
Do you know your mild hybrid from your PHEV ahead of the accelerated ban on sale of new petrol and diesel motors from 2030? Boris Johnson has confirmed a new deadline for the ban on sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars in 2030 Some hybrids will be on sale longer, with a later
The Green New Deal has received a lot of attention since it was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in early 2019. But how many people have actually read it and know what’s in it? The bill isn’t long, as bills go, but it’s dense. I’ve tried to pull out the main points below.
Nissan is celebrating a decade-long history of the all-electric Leaf, which hit the streets in late 2010 becoming the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle. The milestone anniversary has caused the company to take a moment to reflect upon the impact that the modest electric hatch has had upon the transition to zero emissions transport, as