MUFG Union Bank launches ‘green deposits’ to help the environment

It will use clients’ deposited funds to finance projects including energy efficiency and renewable energy

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

Is the coronavirus crisis the crystal ball that holds the future of a green transport revolution?

Will the new normal help us pedal towards the emergence of car-free cities and escape our dark past?

Four cities call on European Commission for multi-billion euro green transport scheme

The funds would support the development of zero-emission buses, refuse collection trucks and municipal vans

DfT seeks views on proposed regulations for fast-tracked e-scooter trials

During the trial period, the riders will need to hold either a provisional or full UK driving licence and will not be required to wear cycle helmets

France to focus post-corona aid on greener automotive sector

The French Minister of the Economy and Finance says the support packages will aim to strengthen the efforts of building a low carbon economy

Octopus Energy revolutionises EV charging with the launch of Electric Juice Network

The new project, which aims to encourage the further uptake of EVs, will allow drivers to pay to use multiple partners’ charging networks using their Octopus account, with all costs appearing on a single bill

Severn Trent to install more than 350 EV charging points at its facilities

The company’s EV ambition forms part of its triple carbon pledge, which will also see it achieve carbon-neutrality and use 100% renewable energy by 2030

A fifth of people ‘will drive less’ in life after lockdown

Life after lockdown could also see more people walking, cycling and running as 36% of people say they prefer these practices as part of their everyday routine

Hull sets sights on becoming carbon-neutral city by 2030

The plan involves immediate actions on the eight themes of heat, power, mobility, consumption, fair transition, carbon sequestration, jobs and innovation