Saving fuel with Continental Tyres: Rolling resistance makes the difference

ANALYSIS: “Black gold” is how oil and its derivatives are often described. And right now, petrol and diesel really do seem like luxury commodities, as drivers confronting the high prices at filling stations can testify. Key points: Soaring prices for petrol and diesel: sectors and supply chains at risk Lower rolling resistance of tyres from […]

Government announces new targets to reduce PM2.5 by 35%, by 2040

The UK government has announced new targets to be included in the Environment Act, including a legally binding target to reduce levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) to 10 micrograms per cubic metre by 2040. The new targets also include a 35% reduction in population exposure to PM2.5 by 2040, compared to levels in 2018. […]

UK in the running as location for Eurocell’s battery Gigafactory

Eurocell, the Anglo-Korean next-generation battery company, is set to build its first European Gigafactory, producing proven ‘production ready’ technologies in just 12 months, far faster than other Gigafactories. The factory could be in the UK, Netherlands or Spain, depending on the respective governments’ offer, says the firm whose UK office is in Worcester. Key points […]

Scotland’s first renewable biomethane HGV refuelling station opens near Glasgow enabling low carbon deliveries for major brands

CNG Fuels, the UK’s leading supplier of renewable biomethane for HGVs, today announces the opening of Scotland’s first public access biomethane refuelling station, meeting the growing demand from major UK brands to decarbonise haulage emissions and save money.  Key points: Scotland’s first biomethane refuelling station serves the country’s busiest transport route between Edinburgh and Glasgow, […]

SWARCO Smart Charging named GreenFleet’s Charging & Re-fuelling Infrastructure Provider of the Year

SWARCO Smart Charging has been hailed as the Charging & Re-fuelling Infrastructure Provider of the Year at the prestigious GreenFleet Awards.  The ceremony, held 1 at the British Motor Museum in Warwick, celebrates environmental excellence in the fleet and transport sector, recognising innovation and progress from fleets themselves, as well as those – like SWARCO Smart Charging – who supply them.  This […]

BP takes 29% stake in biomethane provider Gasrec

BP has acquired a 28.57% stake in Gasrec, the UK’s largest dual provider of bio-Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to road transport. The company builds, owns and operates biomethane refueling stations, providing renewable solutions to the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) industry. BP will supply Gasrec with renewable biomethane produced mainly from […]

Hendy’s Union Connectivity Review makes 19 key recommendations

Proposed transport investments for stronger and better-connected United Kingdom have been laid out in the final report from the Union Connectivity Review, led by Sir Peter Hendy CBE. The final report makes recommendations to improve transport connectivity and enhance quality of life and economic opportunities across the UK. It covers better connections on local and […]

SAIC MAXUS launches the world’s first, full-size luxury pure electric MPV

VIDEO CONTENT: Best known as the maker of electric vans – distributed in the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Malta and Cyprus by Dublin-based Harris Group – SAIC MAXUS has launched a full-size, EV MPV that will be available in the UK and Ireland from Q3 2022. Launched at the Guangzhou Auto Show, […]

HumanForest launches new payment package to support local business

HumanForest, a sustainable micro-mobility platform, is launching its green e-bikes with an innovative payment model to support gig economy riders and local businesses.   Key points: An innovative model of payment packages has been developed alongside riders to create the most affordable and sustainable last-mile delivery solution on the market Businesses across London will now be […]

Tools to help tackle climate crisis already exist

The tools needed to help tackle the climate emergency already exist and could be used today to remove the equivalent of millions of cars from UK roads alone, a leading expert has said. The UK is hosting the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow amid mounting concern among scientists that countries are not doing enough […]