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Dec 24, 2019
Eurostar has announced firm new measures to help preserve the environment. From January 2020, the rail company will be implementing a reforestation programme to compensate for its carbo [...]
Dec 10, 2019
Birmingham International Airport, in the United Kingdom, has committed to becoming a zero carbon airport by 2033. A decarbonisation plan, which involves producing renewable energy on si [...]
Dec 3, 2019
Engineers at Penn State University have developed technology capable of charging an electric car in just ten minutes and providing a range of 320km. Speeding up charge times is a key ob [...]
Nov 29, 2019
Thailand is continuing its parallel efforts in terms of tourism development and environmental protection. Having teamed up with the Expedia group and UNESCO, the country is inviting tou [...]
Nov 26, 2019
Japanese chemical researchers say that they have developed a polymer capable of selecting and gathering carbon dioxide and transforming it back into an organic raw material which can th [...]
Nov 15, 2019
While the number of people flying has been increasing year on year, airlines are now only just beginning to look into the issue of waste on board. British design company PriestmanGoode [...]
Feb 26, 2019
With a 7% market share, the Model 3 topped the electric car sales rankings in 2018. Tesla’s top-of-the-range saloon also recorded the highest satisfaction rate. This positive performa [...]
Feb 13, 2019
Ford is making a decisive move in the booming electric car market. The US manufacturer, which is currently developing a Mustang-inspired all-electric SUV, has announced that its Europea [...]
Feb 12, 2019
Cadillac has unveiled its first 100% electric SUV, and while the technical details were kept firmly under wraps, the vehicle has already got tongues wagging both for its original style [...]
Jan 29, 2019
German carmaker Volkswagen has come up with a mobile station for charging electric cars. The concept, inspired by portable cell phone chargers is both practical and environmentally frie [...]
Jan 8, 2019
Blue Diesel R33 is a fuel recently unveiled by Volkswagen that is partly made up of recycled biological matter, most notably used cooking oil. The German auto giant claims that its new [...]
Dec 25, 2018
The team behind the Energy Observer stopped off at the Paris Boat Show to review the vessel’s first two years on the water. A racing catamaran turned floating test lab, it now trials [...]
Jul 24, 2018
The Financial Times has stated that for the second time in its history, Google has invested in US start-up Lime which specialises in self-service electric scooters. After an initial inv [...]
Jul 17, 2018
Canadian company Carbon Engineering has designed a plant capable of removing CO2 from the atmosphere and turning it into carbon neutral fuel at a lower cost than existing technology. Th [...]
Jul 3, 2018
BMW is set to launch the first wireless charging system for cars, as an optional extra with the 530e iPerformance. Named GroundPad, it takes its inspiration from wireless smartphone cha [...]
Jun 19, 2018
The California Energy Commission has just made the installation of solar panels compulsory on all new homes. The additional cost of between 8,000 and 12,000 dollars should be outweighed [...]
May 15, 2018
New European directives are set to introduce standards that will make it easier to recharge electric vehicles near shops, offices or joint ownership properties.
May 8, 2018
Sustainable travel is on the up, according to a recent study conducted by the travel network Virtuoso, with Millennial consumers driving the trend.
France, Apr 17, 2018
An electric motorbike taxi service developed by a Parisian startup, Felix offers its passengers fast, clean and inexpensive transport around town.
China, Apr 10, 2018
China has announced its intention to improve its electric vehicle regulations, both for environmental reasons and to strengthen its position in the global car market.
Canada, Mar 27, 2018
To compensate for the decline in the manufacturing sector which had been the city’s economic motor, the city of Magog (Quebec) is taking up the ambitious challenge of becoming a model [...]
Feb 27, 2018
Harley-Davidson is planning to bring its first all-electric motorcycle to market by the summer of 2019.
Jan 1, 2018
Driverless electric cars are the future of urban driving. Governments, cities and manufacturers are preparing for a revolution in travel and mindsets, though there are a number of infra [...]
Oct 24, 2017
The Mercedes-Benz Group has announced that all its vehicle ranges will feature electric options by 2022.
Oct 10, 2017
While Tesla is looking to develop a network of superchargers across all markets, German auto manufacturer Audi has announced a partnership with Alta Devices to install solar cells on th [...]
Sep 26, 2017
Following on from its 100% electric cars and mopeds, the German manufacturer is set to launch the X2City, a sophisticated electric scooter priced at around €2,500 euros.
Sep 12, 2017
A European Union spokesman has denied the rumours that Europe is intending to apply quotas of electric vehicles on automotive manufacturers. European decision-makers believe that they w [...]
Sep 5, 2017
A new record for the range of a production electric vehicle was set in early August by a Tesla Model S 100D. Italian drivers managed to cover 1,078 kilometres on one battery charge, bea [...]
Aug 29, 2017
What if part of the solution to the awful pollution in Chinese cities was the use of a revolutionary bike? An eco-bicycle that is the brainchild of a Dutch designer is equipped with a s [...]
Aug 23, 2017
The final obstacle for consumers when it comes to buying an electric car, battery charge times are coming down fast. Leading the way, Porsche has just installed its first ultra-fast cha [...]
Aug 22, 2017
A team of Swiss engineers and microbiologists have created a robotic eel that swims around bodies of water and tests them for pollution. Nicknamed Envirobot, the device can even detect [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 15, 2017
The British government intends to block the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 as part of the fight against air pollution.
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 14, 2017
Designed by French start-up Plume Labs and unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the smart air-quality tracker Flow is now undergoing testing in London.
Norvège, Aug 8, 2017
The Norwegian government is now taking the levels of CO2 emissions of new vehicles into account when it comes to the purchase price.
France, Jul 25, 2017
First seen at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015, the eTree has made its debut in Nevers, in the Nièvre department of France. The first ever European tree with photovoltaic leaves wa [...]
Jul 12, 2017
The European Commission is investing €2.7bn in "Europe on the Move", a wide-ranging set of initiatives including 152 transport projects towards clean energy and digitalisation.
Germany, Jun 12, 2017
Audi has developed a system which uses the reactions of a vehicle’s wheels to movements in the road to produce electricity, which can be fed into the engine. It will lead to a reducti [...]
May 8, 2017
A Ukrainian company is 3D printing the roof, the floor and the walls of its autonomous houses in less than eight hours. The rest of the structure then has to be installed by hand by a t [...]
May 5, 2017
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has recently announced its intention to use biofuels made from waste products on certain long-haul flights, in order to try to reduce its greenhouse gas [...]
Mar 23, 2017
Rent a bicycle via a mobile application then leave it anywhere near your destination, and all for less than 20 cents per hour: this new breed of bike-sharing is booming in large Chinese [...]
Mar 18, 2017
The rise of electric vehicles could well catch oil companies off guard. Having underestimated the global e-car market, they may be about to see it drive down demand for crude oil over t [...]