While some car makers will easily hit their EU emissions targets, others are in trouble The enforced need to dramatically reduce the CO2 emissions of cars sold in the European Union and UK this year has led to expensive stumbles from manufacturers including BMW, Ford and Jaguar Land Rover as new electrified technologies faltered at
A TEENAGER is on a mission to get as many other young drivers using electric vehicles as possible. Harrison Hughes from Hove is so passionate about electric cars that he saved up to buy a second-hand one before he had even passed his driving test. The 17-year-old said: “For years I’ve been fascinated that you
Consumer demand for electric cars is about to turn a dramatic corner, but how many auto brands will have a real story to tell about innovation? It’s not long ago that only the Tesla S, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3 and Renault Zoe were the only pure electric cars we’d spot on the roads, year after
Like most things, the government’s plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2030 wasn’t much of a secret, so its announcement last night won’t come as a surprise to many in the motor trade. The prime minister Boris Johnson has bought forward the deadline to ban the sale of traditionally fuelled cars in less
2030 is a little more than 9 years away, but news of the UK’s plan to ban sales of new gas/diesel cars in 2030 has reportedly led to a surge in interest in electric vehicles (EVs). Practically speaking, there’s one decent reason for that, but the core reason is probably just increased awareness that electric
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.
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.
Bringing in a 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles could create 32,000 new jobs and increase GDP by 0.2%, equivalent to £4.2 billion. This is according to a new report written by Cambridge Econometrics, supported by Element Energy and on behalf of Greenpeace. The report used the Department for Transport’s