Automobile, Europe, Electric vehicle, Internal combustion engine, Zero-emissions vehicle, European Union

California-sur-Manche or Singapore-on-Thames?

On Dec 29, 2020
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🇬🇧 Are the EU’s fears of the UK tearing up environmental standards to gain a competitive edge justified? Or is Britain instead becoming a model to which the EU, and the rest of the world, can aspire? 🇪🇺 #WhatWeLearnedIn2020 https://t.co/LbSbIiStDF
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In 2020 the UK finally left the EU, though trade negotiations grind on and maintaining a level playing field for business remains a major sticking point. The Brexiteer wing of the governing Conservative Party has aspirations for the UK to become Singapore-on-Thames - an ultra ...

On Dec 29, 2020
@transenv shared
🇬🇧 Are the EU’s fears of the UK tearing up environmental standards to gain a competitive edge justified? Or is Britain instead becoming a model to which the EU, and the rest of the world, can aspire? 🇪🇺 #WhatWeLearnedIn2020 https://t.co/LbSbIiStDF
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California-sur-Manche or Singapore-on-Thames?

California-sur-Manche or Singapore-on-Thames?

In 2020 the UK finally left the EU, though trade negotiations grind on and maintaining a level playing field for business remains a major sticking point. The Brexiteer wing of the governing ...

European Green Deal can be a defining moment in the fight against pollution and climate change, says green transport NGO

European Green Deal can be a defining moment in the fight against pollution and climate change, says green transport NGO

As the centrepiece of her political mandate, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today presented her European Green Deal, a comprehensive climate and nature package of measures to ...

EIB invests €50 million in Wenea to roll out 470 electric vehicle charging stations across Spain

EIB invests €50 million in Wenea to roll out 470 electric vehicle charging stations across Spain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is backing Spanish company Wenea with €50 million so an investment of around €100 million in total can be carried out to increase long-distance mobility ...

Zero Emission Vehicle Transition Council meets for first time

Zero Emission Vehicle Transition Council meets for first time

Ministers and representatives from some of the world’s largest and most progressive car markets have come together to form a new Zero Emission Vehicle Transition Council. Hosted by the ...

Uber Going Zero-Emissions By 2040, Announces Partnerships With GM And Renault-Nissan

Uber Going Zero-Emissions By 2040, Announces Partnerships With GM And Renault-Nissan

Uber wants 100% of rides in US, Canadian and European cities to be in electric vehicles by 2030.

One in five cars in EU seen to be electric by 2025, Germany part of trend - analysis

One in five cars in EU seen to be electric by 2025, Germany part of trend - analysis

T&E expects 4 million electric cars and vans to be produced in the EU in 2025, amounting to around a fifth of all cars produced in the region. “Until recently, the EV (electric vehicle, ...

How Brexit Could Impact the U.K.’s Climate Goals

How Brexit Could Impact the U.K.’s Climate Goals

The withdrawal from the European Union could disrupt emissions trading to reduce greenhouse gases

Electromobility is not a pipe dream, it’s the route to zero emissions

Electromobility is not a pipe dream, it’s the route to zero emissions

This post is by Greg Archer, UK director at Transport and Environment. The UK’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 is a milestone in the battle against climate change and an important ...

EU needs clean vehicle procurement rules to boost e-mobility in cities

EU needs clean vehicle procurement rules to boost e-mobility in cities

Many European countries and cities have implemented measures to promote e-mobility. But to create scale in Europe, a constellation of disconnected initiatives is not enough to drive the ...

GEF Global E-Mobility Programme to help developing countries go electric

GEF Global E-Mobility Programme to help developing countries go electric

A new Global Environment Facility (GEF) Global E-Mobility Programme launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) will help an initial set of 17 developing countries deploy electric ...

Election 2019: What the main parties’ manifestos say about zero-emissions transport

Election 2019: What the main parties’ manifestos say about zero-emissions transport

Ahead of the General Election, Sam Unsworth analyses the Conservative and Labour Parties’ manifesto pledges on surface transport decarbonisation and the opportunities offered by growth of ...

“We need unwavering political leadership” – Helen Clarkson, CEO, The Climate Group, responds to UKCCC Report

“We need unwavering political leadership” – Helen Clarkson, CEO, The Climate Group, responds to UKCCC Report

Helen Clarkson responds to the UK Committee on Climate Change (UKCCC) publication of its report recommending a net-zero greenhouse gases target by 2050 for the UK to end its contribution to ...

How China Raised the Stakes for Electric Vehicles

How China Raised the Stakes for Electric Vehicles

China's electric vehicle mandate has driven innovation around the globe, an illustration of the kind of "ambition loop" that drives businesses and governments to bring out the best in one ...

How China raised the stakes for electric vehicles

How China raised the stakes for electric vehicles

With confidence in future demand from the vast Chinese market, carmakers’ ambitions took off.