SUVs are ‘second-largest contributor to rise in global emissions since 2010’

The International Energy Agency says this puts the cars ahead of heavy industry such as steel, cement, aluminium, as well as trucks and aviation

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Majority of people eyeing up a second car are considering the electric option

New research shows around 64% of people considering buying a second car in the UK are thinking about making it an EV

Government doubles funding for residential EV chargers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said an additional £2.5 million will help pay for the installation of more than 1,000 new charging points on streets around the country

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Cyberattack on internet-connected cars ‘could kill 3,000 people’

A new report warns there is a real risk of normal, modern non-autonomous cars being taken over by a hostile hacker

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicks gas in fossil fuel satire

Posing as fictional car salesman Howard Kleiner, the former Governor of California attempts to sell would-be electric car-buyers gasoline models on a number of dubious grounds

VW and Ford expand collaboration to develop EV tech

The firms have committed to sharing low carbon car technologies and have now both invested in autonomous vehicle firm Argo AI

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019

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Bosch teams up with Powercell to develop hydrogen fuel tech

The companies say the technology will be used in the development of clean trucks and cars

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Clean vehicles ‘are needed to protect the environment’

That’s the verdict from 65% of people in the UK, according to a 2,000-adult survey conducted by Nissan