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Air pollution from cars, power plants and forest fires is risk factor for Alzheimer's, study finds

21 hours ago   |   The Independent

The study, involving 18,000 seniors, found that those who lived in neighborhoods with higher levels of pollution, had an increased likelihood of amyloid plaques in the brain...
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Blocking driver ‘rat runs' increases pollution on main roads, says air quality activist

Blocking driver ‘rat runs' increases pollution on main roads, says air quality activist

2 days ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

THE MOTHER of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debra, a nine-year old who died in 2013 after suffering a severe asthma attack, has added to the voices who say blocking driver ‘rat runs' through...
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Bus Gate for key city centre corridor

2 days ago   |   Liverpool Express

Cars will be banned from a major road in the heart of Liverpool city centre from tomorrow . A “bus gate” will come into force from 7am on Ranelagh Street to improve the flow of...
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EVs shine but hybrids questioned in Green NCAP test

EVs shine but hybrids questioned in Green NCAP test

6 days ago   |   Autocar

The Hyundai Kona Electric earned five stars, achieving top marks for clean air, energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions Manufacturers accused of forsaking “simple but...
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The pandemic's effect on emissions was ‘just a tiny blip'

8 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As nations went into lockdown to contain the spread of...
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What is a School Street and how do they work?

9 days ago   |   Evening Standard

Outside Gayhurst Community School in Hackney, parents, teachers and children are walking and standing in the road - currently empty of cars. The road has been temporarily...
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You Have No 'Right' To Drive A Car Through Our Neighbourhoods, Even If It's Electric

You Have No 'Right' To Drive A Car Through Our Neighbourhoods, Even If It's Electric

13 days ago   |   Huffington Post

“Not TV or illegal drugs but the automobile has been the chief destroyer of...communities,” the late heroine of human-scale cities, Jane Jacobs, once declared. This sentiment...
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Barcelona to convert a third of central streets into car-free green spaces

Barcelona to convert a third of central streets into car-free green spaces

13 days ago   |   Dezeen

Barcelona 's city council has announced its plans to transform one in three streets in its central Eixample district into green, car-free public spaces to tackle air pollution...
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New Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review

New Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review

13 days ago   |   Auto Express

Verdict Objectively, the 911 Carrera S makes little or no sense whatsoever with a manual gearbox, even though the new seven-speed transmission is listed as a no cost option...
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New petrol and diesel cars banned from 2030 under Boris's ‘green revolution'

New petrol and diesel cars banned from 2030 under Boris's ‘green revolution'

14 days ago   |   Metro   |   5 articles

The ban is being brought forward by 10 years Sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030, Boris Johnson has confirmed. The move brings the ban on...
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Big Brother star Craig Phillips shares sweet update from hospital as he...

Big Brother star Craig Phillips shares sweet update from hospital as he welcomes second baby with wife Laura

Big Brother star Craig Phillips and his wife Laura have welcomed their second child Big Brother star Craig Phillips appears to have welcomed his second child with wife... Read more ...

Jacqueline Jossa's husband Dan Osborne shows off his £167k sports car

Jacqueline Jossa's husband Dan Osborne shows off his £167k sports car

The former TOWIE star, 29, posed with his khaki green Audi R8 while filling it up at a petrol station, sharing the snap on his Instagram on Tuesday evening. Read more ...

DS Automobiles announces the DS 4, with new interior tech and plug-in hybrid...

DS Automobiles announces the DS 4, with new interior tech and plug-in hybrid power

DS Automobiles continues to expand its electric offering, moving in the C segment with a new version of the DS 4. The new model moves to a new version of the EMP2 platform... Read more ...

New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 2020 review

New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 2020 review

Verdict The Mercedes-Maybach GLS feels like a perfectly credible rival for the Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Bentley Bentayga. It offers a more comfortable ride than the two British... Read more ...

The best 0% finance car deals 2021

The best 0% finance car deals 2021

It always pays to take note of the interest rates on car finance deals, as the prospect of paying over the odds for anything is never a pleasant thought. If you look carefully... Read more ...

Russell, Vandoorne, Hulk.or Pedro Diniz?

Russell, Vandoorne, Hulk.or Pedro Diniz?

Mercedes ' search for a substitute after Lewis Hamilton's positive COVID-19 test has understandably sparked plenty of debate among PlanetF1 readers. George Russell, Stoffel... Read more ...

F1 2021: Schumacher Jr secures Haas seat for 2021

F1 2021: Schumacher Jr secures Haas seat for 2021

Mick Schumacher Formula 2 points leader, and son of seven-time champion Michael, to race alongside Nikita Mazepin at American outfit Formula 2 championship leader Mick... Read more ...

Hyundai's new E-GMP electric car platform will underpin a surge of EVs over...

Hyundai's new E-GMP electric car platform will underpin a surge of EVs over the coming years

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled a significant new electric vehicle platform that will underpin 23 new electric car models over the next 4 years. The new platform, called... Read more ...

New Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV to come to UK from £50,595

New Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV to come to UK from £50,595

Toyota Highlander Large SUV to go on sale here for first time, with 241bhp petrol-electric powertrain and all-wheel-drive The fourth-generation Toyota Highlander will be... Read more ...

Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid: 302bhp PHEV priced from £47,395

Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid: 302bhp PHEV priced from £47,395

New version of fifth-generation SUV available to order in January with 46-mile electric-only range Toyota has released new details of its new RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid, which will... Read more ...