Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft ‘worsen carbon emissions’

The rise of ride-hailing services result in an estimated 69% more climate pollution than the trips they displace, according to a new study

Government announces £300m to accelerate greener travel

Funding will support new technologies including electric passenger planes, flying urban taxis and freight-carrying drones

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New York hails congestion charge for yellow taxis

The move aims to reduce the number of cars on the streets in busy parts of Manhattan

Green cabs to be revved up with 346 charging points

The government is providing more than £6m to 17 local authorities across the UK

West Yorkshire to plug in 88 EV rapid charging points

They will be free to use until late October 2021

Zero emission vehicles could be given green number plates

They would be entitled to drive on bus lanes in addition to green vehicles lanes

Majority of Londoners prefer electric taxis to diesel models

Energy firm ESB says the capital’s residents are interested in consciously reducing emissions

Data from London’s cabbies to help plan EV network

Data from London’s black taxis is to be used to help plan the city’s electric vehicle (EV) charging network. UK Power Networks has launched a project to establish what investment is needed and help prepare for a future when all of London’s cabbies have made the switch to zero-emission capable vehicles. The project aims to […]

Cornish cabbies hail 37,000 electric fares

Cabbies in Cornwall today hailed the success of their new electric cars for clocking up 150,000 miles and more than 37,000 individual fares. St Austell-based C&C Taxis added the five 100% electric Nissan LEAF cars to its fleet of 10 taxis. It has slashed more than £40,000 off its yearly fuel bill thanks to the […]