Calderdale Council drives towards net zero with EV and hybrid fleet

The project is expected to save £50,000 every year compared to running petrol and diesel vehicles

EU approves €222m for low carbon projects

The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222 million (£195m) for low carbon projects. A total of 139 new projects in 20 Member States will share funding for environment and climate action. Projects include testing an Italian prototype that could cost-effectively convert petrol cars into hybrid vehicles, creating bio-based products from wastewater sludge […]

Low carbon car campaign idling in neutral

Cars drivers are either unaware – or don’t care – about the environmental messages being put forward as an incentive to switch to low carbon vehicles. Asked at a London conference if consumers were “on board”, leading transport academic Jillian Anable said they were “not even in the departure lounge”. Anable, senior transport lecturer at […]

EDF and Toyota in London hybrid campaign

EDF Energy and Toyota this week launched a three-year leasing programme to put ultra-low emissions plug-in hybrid vehicles on the streets of London. The first Toyota Prius Plug-ins to reach the UK are joining the vehicle fleets of five businesses and public organisations: Transport for London, the Government Car and Despatch Agency, the Metropolitan Police […]