Automotive emissions

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London mayor vows to press ahead with Ulez plan at launch of scrappage scheme
Sadiq Khan says ultra-low emission zone will be expanded across whole of city in August despite legal threats

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @5:26 PM

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Thailand’s tuk-tuks go green amid rising demand for electric models
Travel without the combustion-engine fumes and noise is increasingly popular in the country with some of the world’s worst air pollution

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

19, Jan, 2023 @4:29 AM

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China takes great leap forward in Australia’s car market with EVs leading the charge
Exclusive: Sales of Chinese-made vehicles increased 61% in 2022 with one industry expert saying companies are ‘innovating faster’

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

18, Jan, 2023 @12:06 AM

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Ulez to be expanded across whole of Greater London from August
Mayor says ultra-low emission zone has been ‘transformational’ and expansion will benefit 5m more people

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Nov, 2022 @12:42 PM

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100m highly polluting cars could appear on Europe’s roads after EU move
Exclusive: Efficiency recommendations of experts rejected in European Commission ‘Euro 7’ proposals

Arthur Neslen

21, Oct, 2022 @8:50 AM

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Multimillion-pound UK road scheme facing legal action on climate grounds
Campaigners say DfT was wrong to only assess emissions against national carbon budget

Isabella Kaminski

13, Oct, 2022 @10:25 AM

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Australian electric car owners insulated from rising global fuel prices
The benefits of owning an electric vehicle far outweigh the drawbacks for those households committed to making the transition to a fossil-free life

Royce Kurmelovs

06, Sep, 2022 @2:17 AM

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Washington state to ban sales of new gas cars by 2035, following California
Public will have chance to weigh in on details of plan, with transportation accounting for 40% of state greenhouse gas emissions

Guardian staff and agencies

26, Aug, 2022 @7:24 PM

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California bans sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 in milestone step
Move to electric vehicles hailed as ‘monumental’ but challenges in consumer affordability and charging infrastructure lie ahead

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

25, Aug, 2022 @9:04 PM

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‘Like a public shaming’: a night with the eco-activists deflating SUV tires
A group of Gen Z activists is targeting gas-guzzling vehicles as frustration mounts over US inaction on the climate crisis

Oliver Milman with photographs by Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet

27, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Federal government under pressure to increase EV uptake after ACT announces petrol car ban
Electric vehicle advocates and auto industry say Australia needs nationally mandated fuel efficiency standards

Royce Kurmelovs

21, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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EU’s electric vehicle drive leaves supercars at the back of the grid
None of the 22,000 luxury fast cars sold in 2021 were fully electric but with the 2035 fuel ban sports carmakers must change, fast

Rupert Neate

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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