Emissions from China’s urban passenger transport ‘could peak as soon as 2020’

New research from the Beijing Institute of Technology suggests this could only happen so soon if the mode share of public transport could be further increased

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

Cyberattack on internet-connected cars ‘could kill 3,000 people’

A new report warns there is a real risk of normal, modern non-autonomous cars being taken over by a hostile hacker

Malaysia’s first hydrogen buses hit the streets

The zero-emission public transport is expected to help significantly cut costs and slash carbon emissions

Fully upgradable and recyclable EV zooms into pre-order phase

Estonian startup Nobe claims its bite-sized electric car is the most sustainable on the market

How does plastic waste travel through rivers?

Researchers at the University of Hull are documenting plastic waste in one of the world’s most polluted rivers

Major global carmakers invest in $100m Israeli mobility fund

Investors include BMW, Hyundai and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance

Germany issued €6.6bn of green bonds in 2018

Renewable energy topped the use of proceeds, followed by low carbon buildings and greener transport

Air pollution: Idling drivers could face higher fines

Every minute, an idling car produces enough emissions to fill 150 balloons with harmful chemicals