Travel and transport

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TV tonight: a deep dig into Tesla’s electric car revolution
Panorama asks how ethical Elon Musk’s rare-metal supply chain is. Plus: Jimmy Perez concludes his murder case on scary Shetland. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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We Morris drivers are on board with renewables | Letter
Letter: Owning a classic car doesn’t make you a little Englander or a climate change denier, writes Ian Allen


19, Nov, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Rio Tinto’s past casts a shadow over Serbia’s hopes of a lithium revolution
People in the Jadar valley fear environmental catastrophe as Europe presses for self-sufficiency in battery technology

Daniel Boffey in the Jadar valley, Serbia

19, Nov, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Electric cars are not a magic bullet for air pollution | Letter
Letter: Sarah Woolnough from the British Lung Foundation on why fewer vehicles are a better solution, not just cleaner ones


16, Nov, 2021 @6:08 PM

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Major European carmakers will hit emissions targets too easily, research shows
Report suggests weak targets could push firms to make millions more of the much more profitable petrol and diesel cars

Jasper Jolly

15, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Battery failures like Johnson Matthey risk leaving British carmakers disconnected
The UK automotive industry will need a large local supply of battery capacity. If it does not get it, it could shrink quickly

14, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Blow to UK battery industry hopes as Johnson Matthey halts research
British chemical giant to exit sector saying it is lagging too far behind rivals already making batteries at scale

Jasper Jolly

11, Nov, 2021 @1:45 PM

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Bezos-backed Rivian revs up for $65bn valuation in IPO
Electric carmaker’s shares to start trading in New York in one of biggest stock market debuts

Jasper Jolly

10, Nov, 2021 @1:04 PM

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Carmaking recast: West Midlands finds new role in electric vehicle industry
Some firms reinvent themselves in the battery era, but others struggle as work moves abroad

Jasper Jolly in the West Midlands

09, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Electric cars account for under 5% of miles driven by Uber in Europe
Firm must speed up drivers’ take-up of zero-emissions vehicles to meet green targets, says thinktank

Jasper Jolly

03, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Hertz’s supercharged Tesla deal could haul us into the electric vehicle age | John Naughton
The firm’s agreement to buy 100,000 cars from Elon Musk’s company could change people’s minds about EVs for good

John Naughton

30, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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10 of the best travel companies committed to climate action
These holiday firms walk the talk when it comes to minimising their carbon footprints and promoting biodiversity

Holly Tuppen

29, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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