US petrol station switches to 100% EV charging

RS Automotives in Maryland claims to be the country’s first petrol station to quit fossil fuels entirely

World’s first Museum of Fossil Fuels opens in Sweden

Visitors will be able to smell the scents particular to fossil fuels, listen to the sounds of engines and experience a replica of a petrol station

Record high market share for battery EVs in July

Demand for battery EVs shot up by a staggering 158%, with a total of 2,271 sold last month

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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

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

A record two million EVs were sold globally last year

MOT emissions failure rate doubles under new tougher test

Nearly 750,000 cars have failed their tests since May 20th 2018 compared to 350,472 during the same period last year

The Muswell Hill Moment: 2040 petrol and diesel ban

What do the public think?

New EU fuel labelling informs drivers on environmental impact

They will include information on the maximum biofuel content in the fuels

Israel to ban petrol and diesel car sales after 2030

The government plans to replace them with electric cars and gas-powered trucks