Uber partners with Thames Clippers to launch boat service and encourage sustainable mobility

The new service, which will allow customers to book their journeys through the Uber app, aims to encourage people to avoid using cars to get around the city

Scania powers all its factories with renewables

The transition to fossil-free electricity is estimated to bring annual savings of 33,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

York welcomes the ‘largest zero emission park and ride fleet in the UK’

The electric fleet is expected to improve city’s air quality by saving 1.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

DPD unveils green delivery with 16-tonne EV

The ‘Volta Zero’ vehicle, which will hit London’s streets in the first quarter of 2021, is thought to be ‘world’s first’ purpose-built full-electric delivery vehicle

Schneider Electric joins coalition for the development of €1.6bn gigafactory in France

The facility once built will have an initial capacity of 16GWh of battery cells

UK car production ‘falls 42% in first half of 2020, the lowest record since 1954’

UK car manufacturing output declined by 48.2% in June alone, says Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

Waitrose and John Lewis unveil plan to switch to electric home deliveries

The use of the new vehicles is estimated to save more than 20,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to the carbon footprint produced by 2,500 households

BP’s Aral to build more than 100 ultra-fast charging points at filling stations in Germany

The first phase of the roll-out will see chargers installed and connected at about 30 sites

‘World’s first’ hydrogen filling station for passenger trains to be built in Germany

From 2022, 14 hydrogen-powered regional trains supplied by Alstom will be refuelled at the filling stations daily

Spanish airline installs solar plant to power service facilities

The new project is expected to generate enough power to supply 800 homes and eliminate 32,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions during its lifetime