Pipe: Europe

Mögliche Feuergefahr: Chrysler ruft mehr als 560.000 Autos in die Werkstatt

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:36
Chrysler muss weltweit mehr als 560.000 Geländewagen und Pick-up-Modelle der Marken Jeep, Dodge und Ram zurückrufen. Ein defektes Teil könne zu Benzinüberhitzung und damit zu Feuergefahr führen.

Vorstoß in Schleswig-Holstein: Piraten und FDP gehen gegen feste Blitzer vor

Wed, 2014-10-29 09:31
Eine bunte Truppe macht sich in Schleswig-Holstein gegen stationäre Radarkontrollen stark. Verkehrsschilder sollen vor den Blitzern warnen. Was absurd klingt, könnte tatsächlich die Sicherheit im Straßenverkehr steigern.

Der optimale Antrieb: Motor des Fortschritts

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:00
Der Verbrenner, ein Auslaufmodell? Ganz und gar nicht, er wird uns noch lange begleiten. Auch weil das vermeintlich alte Eisen dank technischer Tricks großes Einsparpotenzial besitzt.

e-NV200 shines in Nissan's £2 Challenge

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:28
A leading building and building services engineering group is the latest UK business to accept Nissan's £2 Challenge.

Fahrbericht Mini One: Mini Auto, maximal überladen

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:54
Ikonisches Design, riesiger Fahrspaß - der Mini ist bereits einzigartig. Trotzdem sollte das neue Modell noch origineller werden. Leider hat das dem Auto geschadet.

Sainsbury's to open UK's first hydrogen filling station

Tue, 2014-10-28 06:38

Sainsbury's has announced that it will open a new 'SmartFuel' station at its Hendon store later this year, joining a growing network of fuelling stations for hydrogen-powered fleets in London. 


Consultation launched on ultra-low emission zone

Tue, 2014-10-28 06:06
The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) have launched a public consultation on proposals to introduce the world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the capital on September 7, 2020.

London set to introduce world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone for vehicles

Mon, 2014-10-27 08:07

The Mayor and Transport for London have launched a public consultation on proposals to introduce the world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the capital on 7 September 2020. The proposals, if implemented, would mean that drivers of the most polluting vehicles will have to pay £12.50 a day in addition to the congestion charge to enter London by 2020 as attempts are made to improve air quality in the capital.


Huge potential for car sharing in London

Mon, 2014-10-27 05:05
The BVRLA has welcomed a report outlining the role that car clubs and car sharing can play in achieving London’s urban transport objectives of reducing car use and congestion and improving air quality

EU reaches landmark deal on climate change

Sat, 2014-10-25 07:49

European leaders have reached agreements on climate change, energy efficiency and renewables that will cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030 compared with a 1990 baseline. It was also agreed to increase the use of renewable energy to 27% in the total energy mix and boost energy efficiency by at least 27%.


EU considering moves to bring transport emissions into ETS

Sat, 2014-10-25 05:48

The European Union is considering bringing road transport emissions into the Emissions Trading System (ETS) in a move that critics say could undermine so far largely successful attempts to cut emissions from the road transport sector.


Ford creates 300+ jobs in production of cleaner, low carbon vehicles at Dagenham

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:49

Ford is to create 318 new jobs at its Dagenham plant following an additional investment of £190 million to produce its new range of cleaner, advanced technology diesel engines. The announcement is the second phase of investment in Ford’s new engine programme, following an initial £287 million announced in September. 


Lack of reimbursement rate ‘holds back’ EV uptake

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:38
Fleets have been warned that they could be missing out on major cost savings by waiting for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to publish official fuel rates for electric vehicles.

Alphabet partners with EDF Energy

Fri, 2014-10-24 05:05
Alphabet is boosting its AlphaElectric scheme by partnering with EDF Energy.

DfT launches £300k competition for concepts to mitigate NOx emissions

Thu, 2014-10-23 05:30

The Department for Transport (DfT) is inviting entries to a competition seeking concepts to help mitigate NOx emissions from road traffic, offering a total of about £300,000 to fully-fund projects designed to address air quality on the strategic road network.


Retail park invests in second electric truck

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:25
Hedge End retail park has invested in its second electric truck.

Latest figures show rapid rise in sales of ULEVs in UK

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:21

Sales of electric cars and other plug-ikn vehicles have increased rapidly over the last quarter; more than doubling compared with the previous quarter. There are now over 17,000 ULEVs on the UK's roads according to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).


100 organisations to benefit from electric vehicle funding

Tue, 2014-10-21 06:04
South Yorkshire scheme to give grants toward EVs and charging infrastructure

First UK deliveries of fuel cell Hyundai IX35s

Tue, 2014-10-21 05:45
The first new Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicles have been delivered to the UK.

Almost a third of the UK’s plug-in cars sold in last three months

Tue, 2014-10-21 04:45
Sales of electric vehicles are on the rise, with more than 5,000 Government plug-in grants handed out in the last quarter alone.