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Scotland's most polluted streets

Scotland's most polluted streets

13 hours ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

We have published our annual list of Scotland's most polluted streets in 2019, showing which areas are failing to meet legal standards for clean air. This research shows: Some...
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UK council to scrap all free parking in city centre - and where cars will be banned

UK council to scrap all free parking in city centre - and where cars will be banned

4 days ago   |   The Mirror

Twelve UK cities have revealed radical plans to tackle air pollution - and some include curfews, fines for buses and taxis and bans on cars in the centre altogether. This is...
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Birmingham could ban private cars from city centre in air pollution drive

6 days ago   |   Evening Standard

Private cars could be banned from Birmingham city centre in a bid to cut pollution levels.
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Birmingham could BAN private cars in city centre

Birmingham could BAN private cars in city centre

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   4 articles

Cars are being banned from taking trips through Birmingham city centre as part of radical new plans to cut pollution, with drivers forced to take ring roads rather than make...
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Belgian police cars fall foul of tighter controls on urban emissions

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Federal force unable to afford to bring fleet into line with new regulations in major cities Belgium's federal police have fallen foul of tighter emissions controls that come...
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Oxford set to introduce city-centre Zero Emission Zone in 2020

Oxford set to introduce city-centre Zero Emission Zone in 2020

9 days ago   |   Autocar

Drivers of non-electric cars will be required to pay £10 per day to enter the heart of Oxford under new plans Oxford is set to introduce a Zero Emission Zone, charging vehicles...
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BMW electrifies the X1 and X2, giving more plug-in hybrid options

BMW electrifies the X1 and X2, giving more plug-in hybrid options

10 days ago   |   Pocket-lint   |   2 articles

BMW continues its push towards electrification with the announcement of the BMW X1 and X2 in plug-in hybrid form. There have been a range of plug-in models from the Bavarians...
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Hyundai reveals autonomous flying and riding concept duo at CES

Hyundai reveals autonomous flying and riding concept duo at CES

12 days ago   |   Auto Express

James Brodie 2020-01-07 11:00 Hyundai believes it can team up with Uber to mass produce flying electric transport for city use Hyundai has revealed two new concept vehicles at...
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Want to lose weight? Lose the car

16 days ago   |   The Guardian

A long-term resolution to leave the car at home could help waistlines as well as the environment Since 2011 Beijing has controlled traffic growth by allocating new licence...
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Aberdeen Cycle Forum reveals plans to ‘reclaim the streets' to encourage car-free zones in city centre

16 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A cycling group has revealed plans to “reclaim the streets” by shutting down the city centre to cars this summer. Aberdeen Cycle Forum hope the demonstration would show what...
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2 Honolulu police officers were killed in a shooting as a nearby house burned

2 Honolulu police officers were killed in a shooting as a nearby house burned

At least two Honolulu police officers were reportedly shot in a fiery incident on the southeast end of the Hawaiian island. The officers were taken to a nearby hospital in... Read more ...

Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection featuring 21 automobiles takes in...

Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection featuring 21 automobiles takes in $2.3M at auction

He not only starred in a film franchise surrounding cars, he was obsessed with them in real life. And most of Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection was sold at auction this... Read more ...

PM to press US after more cars seen ‘driving on wrong side of road' by RAF base

PM to press US after more cars seen ‘driving on wrong side of road' by RAF base

Caption: Boris Johnson steps in after US soldiers filmed driving on wrong side of road Boris Johnson will address the driving habits of US staff at an RAF base in... Read more ...

Queen with Andrew by her side for first time since car crash interview

Queen with Andrew by her side for first time since car crash interview

Her Majesty attended Sunday service with the Duke of York following closely behind The Queen has stepped out in public with Prince Andrew for the first time since his car... Read more ...

Pervert who snatched girl, 7, and sexually assaulted her in his car jailed

Pervert who snatched girl, 7, and sexually assaulted her in his car jailed

The seven-year-old got into Gavin Sykes' car on Woodlands Avenue in Thongsbridge A pervert who molested a seven-year-old girl after luring her into his car has been... Read more ...

Terrifying moment car is almost wiped out by truck traveling on the wrong...

Terrifying moment car is almost wiped out by truck traveling on the wrong side of Queensland road

Jessica Hernandez, 18, was driving along a highway in Inglewood in southern Queensland at 9pm on January 7 when she noticed a truck driving straight at her. Read more ...

Under the skin: The quest for perfection in EV battery tech

Under the skin: The quest for perfection in EV battery tech

Details of the battery pack for Volkswagen's ID 3 for 2020 reveal the latest-generation battery cell tech From lithium manganese oxide-based systems to lithium nickel manganese... Read more ...

Analysis: 2020 is the year to take emissions targets seriously

Analysis: 2020 is the year to take emissions targets seriously

Fewer models are being made as EU CO2 targets add pressure Dramatically reducing fleet average emissions is now the priority for car makers, if they are to avoid heavy... Read more ...

Next-gen Range Rover Sport to be make-or-break model

Next-gen Range Rover Sport to be make-or-break model

New Range Rover Sport will have focus on eco-friendly performance Third-generation version of Land Rover's highly profitable Range Rover Sport SUV due on sale in 2022 Jaguar... Read more ...

Getting lost is biggest cause of car arguments despite sat navs, says AA survey

Getting lost is biggest cause of car arguments despite sat navs, says AA survey

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