German carmaker Volkswagen unveiled a programme of ambitious environmental targets at the Geneva Motor Show this week, including a 30% cut in CO2 emissions from its European vehicle fleet by 2015.
The International Maritime Organization failed to make significant headway last week during discussions in London on market-based measures to curb carbon dioxide emissions from international shipping.
Carmakers BMW and Honda are fitting solar panels to their production facilities around the world.
The Ford Focus Electric has been certified as America’s most efficient five-seat passenger car by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Despite the furore surrounding the inclusion of airlines in the European Union Emissions Trading System, the UK started issuing free aviation allowances earlier this week.
Loughborough-based fuel cell company Intelligent Energy announced yesterday that it has raised over $35 million in its latest funding round.
Aircraft of the future could generate electricity by harnessing the energy from braking during landing to power taxiing to and from airport buildings, according to new research.
The Chinese city of Shenzhen is adding 1500 all-electric buses and taxis to its existing public transport fleet, which is already the largest zero-carbon fleet in the world.
Low-cost UK airline easyJet is to try out a new electric ‘green’ taxiing system with its aircraft.