More than eight million UK drivers to get greener cars in next five years

CompareTheMarket suggests increasing numbers of people are planning on swapping fossil fuel-based cars for more environmentally-friendly alternatives

Crown Estate opens 7GW offshore wind leasing round

The leasing scheme will enable the development of electricity generation capacity that is enough to meet the needs of more than six million homes

Plug-in hybrids ‘may be needed on the road to decarbonising HGVs’

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute suggests it will be difficult for the HGV sector to make the leap from combustion engine vehicles to 100% electric propulsion

EU nations agree 35% car emissions reductions by 2030

New passenger cars would also have to emit 15% less emissions on average by 2025

UK announces £343m lift-off for electric and hybrid planes

Around £68m of funding will support small and medium-sized businesses for research and development opportunities

Ford hits manufacturing emissions target eight years early

The car manufacturer has set a goal to cut emissions by 30% per vehicle produced by 2025

Water firm United Utilities unveils 10-year green fleet plan

It aims to eliminate the use of diesel and support ‘home-produced energy’ instead

New Volkswagen Golf to be mild hybrid

The vehicle is expected to save up to 0.3 litres of fuel over 100 kilometres

India’s ‘first’ solar-wind hybrid project goes live

A solar farm has been added to an existing wind site in the state of Karnataka

Norway makes wheely good progress on clean car sales

  More than half of Norway’s new car sales in 2017 were electric or hybrid vehicles. That’s according to the Norwegian Road Federation, which says 20.9% were zero emission vehicles, powered mainly by electricity or hydrogen, with hybrids accounting for the other 31.3%. This represents a significant increase over the previous year, when zero emission […]