GM bids farewell to diesel and petrol vehicle production

GM plans to be carbon-neutral by 2040 in its global products and operations

Keeping air pollution at lockdown levels could ‘halve number of children with poor lung function’

The reduction in air pollution seen during the country-wide lockdown led to a decrease in asthma attacks in children, according to a new report

‘Air pollution from diesel cars is 23% higher in boroughs outside London ULEZ’

Southall in Ealing, Cromwell Road in Kingston, Romford Road in Newham are the three most-diesel polluted locations, according to a new report

Coronavirus ‘could see 38% drop in airline CO2 emissions’

Global aviation carbon dioxide emissions during February and March fell more than 10 million tonnes, according to a new survey

MG supplies 100 EVs to NHS to help during coronavirus crisis

The first six EVs have been already supplied to Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Trust

Coronavirus pandemic delays Birmingham’s launch of clean air zone

The clean air zone was expected to launch this summer but will be postponed to allow businesses and the public to focus on the pandemic

China’s air treatment market ‘to reach $6bn revenue due to coronavirus’

Improving outdoor air quality in China is said to be reducing demand for air treatment systems across the country

‘Residents of polluted cities at higher risk of coronavirus infection’

Air pollution can cause hypertension, diabetes and respiratory diseases, conditions that doctors link to higher mortality rates for coronavirus, according to a new report

EU plans to limit air pollutant emissions ‘falls short of the mark’

The agreement set out by environment ministers in the EU to limit national emissions of air pollutants is “contradictory”. The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) believes there are inconsistencies between Member States’ positions on nature protection and air quality and the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive plans “have fallen short of the mark”. The comment follows […]