Travel and transport

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New London Ulez scrappage scheme worth up to £3,000 to low-income motorists
Package for dealing with old polluting vehicles launched in run-up to expansion of zone on 29 August

Miles Brignall

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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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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Revealed: how US transition to electric cars threatens environmental havoc
By 2050 electric vehicles could require huge amounts of lithium for their batteries, causing damaging expansions of mining

Nina Lakhani Climate justice reporter

24, Jan, 2023 @8:30 AM

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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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Tevva begins first high-volume production of electric lorries in UK
Startup firm making 7.5 tonne truck at Essex facility after receiving European type approval

Jasper Jolly

11, Jan, 2023 @6:01 AM

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UK battery startup Britishvolt in talks to sell majority stake
Company says it is hoping to secure long-term funding so it can build ‘gigafactory’ in Blyth, Northumberland

Jasper Jolly

09, Jan, 2023 @1:26 PM

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Flutes, synths, a human voice – how should electric vehicles sound?
As Australia looks to the US and Europe on electric vehicle safety rules, carmakers are experimenting with sounds that will effectively warn pedestrians

Jordyn Beazley

04, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on buses: a subsidy for £2 fares is money well spent | Editorial
Editorial: Making mass transport more affordable will both help people now and reduce carbon emissions


22, Dec, 2022 @6:25 PM

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UK government blocks release of CO2 figures behind transport plan
Exclusive: DfT refuses to publish emission figures, which campaigners say could make new road projects unviable

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, Dec, 2022 @11:06 AM

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Planes, trains and automobiles: comparing cost, speed and emissions of Sydney-Melbourne travel
With fuel prices at record highs and carbon emissions more important than ever, we look at the ups and downs of ways of getting around locally

Elias Visontay

09, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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UK new car sales rise as industry leaders say recovery ‘within grasp’
Increase for fourth consecutive month, with almost 143,000 new vehicles registered in November

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @1:19 PM

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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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