The UK Might Allow “Self-Driving” Cars On The Roads This Year

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 03:50:19 +0000

There’s a chance that self-driving vehicles will be allowed on the roads in the UK by the end of this year, the BBC reports. Automated lane-keeping systems (ALKS) would be the first type of hands-free driving that is legalized, said the Department for Transport. This technology controls the position and speed of a car in […]

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UK April Plugin Electric Vehicle Share Over 13% Even After Grant Cuts

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 16:22:48 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicle market share at 13.25% in April 2021, with full electrics at a healthy 6.5% despite recent cuts in the government’s plugin car grant. The overall auto market continued to recover on showroom reopening, but remained down 13% from typical seasonal volume. April’s 13.25% combined plugin result consisted of 6.8% […]

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Big News: UK Closes Loophole on Plane & Ship Emissions

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 22:29:56 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon The UK is responsible for the THIRD highest amount of CO2 emissions from aviation globally (after 🇺🇸and🇨🇳) That's why the UK decision to include its share of int'l #aviation✈️and #shipping🚢emissions in its Carbon Budgets closes a major loophole👇https://t.co/Gxc7fNNrAY — Transport & Environment (@transenv) April 20, 2021 […]

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Big News: UK Closes Loophole on Plane & Ship Emissions

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 22:29:56 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon The UK is responsible for the THIRD highest amount of CO2 emissions from aviation globally (after 🇺🇸and🇨🇳) That's why the UK decision to include its share of int'l #aviation✈️and #shipping🚢emissions in its Carbon Budgets closes a major loophole👇https://t.co/Gxc7fNNrAY — Transport & Environment (@transenv) April 20, 2021 […]

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Zero-Emission Trucks: Industry & Environmentalists Call for Binding Targets for Infrastructure

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:07:08 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon This press release is available in English, Italian, and Polish. Truck makers and environmentalists have joined forces to push for the deployment of 11,000 charging points for electric trucks across the EU by 2025, rising to 42,000 by 2030. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and Transport & […]

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OVO Energy Gets 40 Fully Electric Kia e-Niros

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:54:15 +0000

OVO Energy, an electricity and gas supplier in the UK, has added 40 Kia e-Niros to its fleet — for its “Field Force” team. OVO Energy has a goal of reaching net-zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2030, something many top climate and energy scientists would applaud. This is a solid first step toward […]

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Audi e-tron: No-Deposit Subscription in UK Now Available

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:19:50 +0000

The Audi e-tron is still a small fry in the United States (as is Audi in general), but it is a top seller in Europe. A couple of notable news items about the e-tron in recent months include that 1) you can now get an e-tron via a subscription in the UK (with no money […]

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Hyundai KONA Electric Has Longest Range Of Any Car Eligible For UK’s Plug-In Car Grant

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:30:49 +0000

Following a trend, or at least what Vauxhall has also done, Hyundai lowered the price of its KONA EV in order to keep it qualified for the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG). You had long been able to get a £3000 grant (applied at the time of purchase) on an electric vehicle that cost […]

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Toyota Applies Diesel-Killing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Muscle To EU Railways

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:35:12 +0000

If all goes according to plan, a new hybrid hydrogen fuel cell locomotive will sport Toyota fuel cells and green H2, too.

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Duterte sends condolences to Britain’s royal family

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 02:09:34 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has extended his condolences to the United Kingdom (UK) and members of the royal family following the passing of Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth 2. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, passed away on Friday at the age of 99. His death was announced by Buckingham Palace. “On behalf of […]

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