UK sees 20% hike in petrol station drive-offs during coronavirus

The British Oil Security Syndicate has implemented ‘resilience procedures’ in order to provide forecourt operators with a full level of service

China’s petrol exports witness 32% surge amid covid-19 pandemic

China National Petroleum Corp’s research institute has predicted a 35.7% downfall i for the first financial quarter

CNG Fuels opens two green biomethane stations to serve HGVs

The two stations are expected to serve more than 2,000 HGVs each day as consumers increasingly opt for the low carbon alternative to diesel

Could Christmas hams be the key to clean transport?

Renewable fuel manufacturer Neste is to use waste fats from Finland’s Christmas hams to make clean diesel

Bristol could become first city in UK to ban diesel vehicles

Bristol City Council’s Cabinet has proposed to establish a Clean Air Zone in a “small area” of the city, in order to deliver the ‘fastest possible improvement in air quality’

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Pilot project swaps backup diesel generators for van-based batteries

Northern Powergrid, Hyperdrive Innovation and Offgrid Energy have partnered to create a clean and quiet way to provide backup electricity to households during power outages

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Amsterdam to go petrol and diesel-free by 2030

The move will start by banning polluting buses and coaches from the city in 2022 before moving to cars and motorbikes later

EU accuses BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen of collusion on emissions tech

The Commission believes the car manufacturers’ behaviour restricted competition on innovation for two types of emissions cleaning systems

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Biofuels to power 30% of Finland’s cars by 2029

The nation’s parliament believes sustainable biofuels are needed in order to rapidly reduce climate emissions in the next decade

Price of EVs ‘could be same as petrol and diesel by 2024’

A record two million EVs were sold globally last year