The Great Covid-19 Bicycle Shortage

Commuters seem to have lost their enthusiasm for being squished into a poorly ventilated box with suspiciously unhealthy looking fellow strangers. The resulting rush for healthier alternatives has triggered an…

ABC Tests an Electric Vehicle in the Australian Countryside

Works great, providing you can afford the expense, don’t hit a strong headwind, and enjoy the adventure of exploring country towns while waiting for a recharge.

In Defence of Plug-in Hybrids

The greens (Transport and Environment and Greenpeace) are now attacking plug-in hybrids, and calling for them to be banned, saying “false claims of lower emissions are a ploy by car…

The FAA Just Approved Amazon Delivery Drones

The FAA just approved Amazon to deliver packages by drone across the United States. But a small scale drone trial in Australia caused such a noise nuisance locals threatened to…

There aren’t enough batteries to electrify all cars — focus on trucks and buses instead

Road transportation is a major consumer of fossil fuels, contributing 16 per cent of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, which warm up the Earth’s atmosphere and cause changes to the…

Coronavirus accelerates the trend of declining US transit ridership

Buses, trains, streetcars, and ferry boats transport more than 27 million people each day in the United States. But U.S. public transit ridership has been declining for the last five…

The Dirty Secrets of “Clean” Electric Vehicles

The widespread view that fossil fuels are “dirty” and renewables such as wind and solar energy and electric vehicles are “clean” has become a fixture of mainstream media and policy…

EV obsession may catch UK automotive ‘sleeping at the wheel’, says Cambria boss

Cambria Automobiles chief executive Mark Lavery has urged his car retail colleagues to lobby Government over an all-out push to Electric Vehicles (EV) which risks catching UK automotive “sleeping at…

Covid-19 Fears Spur More Cars on Roads, Threatening Air Quality

Officials across the nation are worried that as the coronavirus pandemic persists, commuters will avoidtaking buses and trains, and opt for their cars, potentially leading to dangerous new levels of…

Airlines urge UN aviation body to rethink climate measures

From EURACTIV By Chloé Farand | Climate Home News  Apr 7, 2020 (updated:  Apr 7, 2020) Airlines are putting pressure on the UN to make it easier for them to…