EV sales trump diesel in Europe for first time

More than 20% of new cars sold in 18 European markets were electric

‘EV drivers have no interest in returning to petrol or diesel’

That’s the verdict of a new report that also looks to discourage fears around the range of EVs

Kids scream for EVs!

A new study reveals that half of British kids want their future car to be electric, with 78% believing we should do more to protect the environment

EVs to increase by 3000% in the Midlands by 2030

To account for this, the rate of installations of public chargers will have to be six times more

Highways England releases net zero roadmap – but neglects to suggest less driving could help cut emissions

At the heart of its strategy is achieving net zero for its own operations by 2030, delivering net zero road maintenance and construction by 2040 and an aim to ‘support’ net zero travel on its roads by 2050

Could driverless vehicles become the norm in UK streets from 2021?

The UK Government is seeking views about a system which can control all of a vehicle’s movements without the driver having to do anything

London’s Congestion Charge zone helps cut nitrogen dioxide by 24% since 2002

A new report shows carbon monoxide levels also decreased by 62% and sulphur dioxide levels dropped by 60% between 2002 and 2019

Aviation
Third of Brits say they would avoid flying to help the planet

In a new Sky Data survey, 28% of people said they would be willing to give up travelling by plane or reduce the amount they do

Carpooling
Hop in! Carpooling ‘saves 1.6m tonnes of CO2 emissions every year’

A new report based on one firm’s carpooling data suggests this reduction is acheived whilst doubling the number of people travelling

EV charging
Three-quarters of US drivers say EVs are the future of driving

That’s according to a new poll of 1,510 US motorists, which shows high perceived prices are currently a barrier to adoption