Travel and transport

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Uber aims for greener trips and to expand London electric vehicle fleet
New features come to Uber app and firm is funding installation of 700 public charging points in east London

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

08, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Fact check: why Rowan Atkinson is wrong about electric vehicles
Last week we ran a piece by Rowan Atkinson casting doubt on the environmental benefits of electric vehicles. Here Simon Evans of Carbon Brief offers his response

Simon Evans

08, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Petrol and diesel engines are dying technology. The electric car age is inevitable | Ben Lane
Arguments over the green credentials of electric cars are already over. Work on 21st-century tech, and leave the past behind, says Zapmap co-founder Ben Lane

Ben Lane

07, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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What’s the Caribbean without its beaches? But the people are losing access to them
Barring public access to beaches and other sites is not a model for development. Transparency and engagement are needed

Kenneth Mohammed

06, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Why electric cars win in the long run | Brief letters
Brief letters: Electric v petrol | Boarding school bites | Sewage shares | Miliband militancy | Damp spirits

04, Jun, 2023 @3:31 PM

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Climate activists disrupt Europe’s biggest private jet fair
Protesters from Greenpeace, Stay Grounded, Extinction Rebellion and others chain themselves to aircraft in Geneva

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

23, May, 2023 @11:54 AM

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I’m glad you’ve bought an electric vehicle. But your conscience isn’t clean | John Naughton
First, you’ve got to drive a long way before you overcome your EV’s embedded carbon debt. And then there’s the trouble with the minerals in its battery…

John Naughton

06, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The Hague introduces €50 flat fee for parking to deter drivers
Scheme on certain streets including near beach makes it as costly to park for 10 minutes as for whole day

Senay Boztas

06, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Carmakers are pushing electric SUVs, but smaller is better when it comes to EVs
Electric SUVs are better than their gas counterparts for the climate, but they can be worse than compact gas burners

Oliver Milman

04, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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National Trust criticised for plans to build Peak District’s biggest car park
Heritage body wants to build 1,065-space car park at Lyme Park despite net zero by 2030 pledge

Helen Pidd North of England editor

01, May, 2023 @12:15 PM

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The Guardian view on the electric car revolution: targets are not enough | Editorial
Editorial: The government must do its bit to make new electric vehicles more affordable if mass adoption is to be achieved on the road to net zero


25, Apr, 2023 @5:32 PM

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The world’s most perfect places are being turned into backdrops for our tourist selfies | Tobias Jones
Italy depends on tourism but despairs at the hordes who descend on its beauty spots. Its solutions are being watched around the globe

Tobias Jones

22, Apr, 2023 @5:31 PM

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