Browse by topic: Air Pollution, Briefing

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    Why Uber should go electric

    This paper shows that electrifying ride hailing services’ will not only lead to substantial CO2 savings, but also means better economics for drivers across most vehicle segments in the five EU...

     Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 00:37
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    No going back: European public opinion on air pollution in the Covid-19 era

    The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown have had a profound impact on mobility and air pollution in Europe. Those living in polluted cities are more at risk from Covid-19, the...

     Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 15:23
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    Greening Vehicle Excise Duty

    Transport is the UK’s biggest single source of CO2, and approaching half of those emissions come from cars. The government has announced its intention to end sales of cars with engines by 2035 at...

     Friday, June 5, 2020 - 14:04
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    Phasing out sales of new cars with engines - a UK approach

    This paper responds to the UK government consultation on the policies and regulations needed to phase out sales of new cars and vans with engines by 2035 or earlier. It illustrates the target is...

     Friday, June 5, 2020 - 14:02
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    Road to Zero: the last EU emission standard for cars, vans, buses and trucks

    Four years on from the Dieselgate scandal, Europe is in the process of setting a new pollutant emissions standard for light and heavy duty vehicles. The future ‘post Euro-6/VI’ (informally called...

     Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 12:05
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    How Europe can win the battery race

    Batteries will play a defining role in the 21st century economy. Vehicles, homes, industry will all transition to electricity and partially or fully rely on battery storage...

     Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:55
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    Future of Uber in Europe: electric and shared?

    A new YouGov poll published by the NGO campaign #TrueCostOfUber finds that the people most exposed to...

     Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 13:54
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    Green-plating zero emission vehicles

    The green number plate ​proposal​ by the UK Department for Transport provides a worthwhile nudge to the growing market for electric vehicles complementing other more important initiatives to...

     Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 22:18
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    Le vrai prix d'Uber: trafic et pollution

    Uber contribue à la pollution et la congestion dans les villes américaines et européennes.


     Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:25
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    Funding purchase grants for zero emission cars in a growing UK market

    Electric cars are a key technology for decarbonising vehicles and UK sales have been growing steadily year on year. In 2018, there were 15,500 sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in the UK...

     Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 17:35