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  • News

    Gas should be treated same as other fossil fuels, report shows

    Powering Europe’s transport with fossil gas – widely known as ‘natural’ gas – would emit as much greenhouse gases as using petrol, diesel or conventional marine fuels, a...

     Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:41
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    The autobahn meets the e-highway

    The German state of Schleswig-Holstein says it will pioneer a 6km stretch of electronic highway by the end of 2018. As part of its efforts to reduce the environmental impact of goods being...

     Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:00
  • News

    Trucks’ €143bn cost to society not being repaid – study

    Trucks cost society €143 billion a year across the EU through damage to infrastructure and health as well as congestion...

     Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 12:02
  • News

    Natural gas not a ‘bridge fuel’ to cleaner trucks and cars – study

    Natural gas is not a ‘bridge fuel’ to a cleaner future for cars and trucks – as the fossil fuel industry claims –...

     Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 16:36
  • News

    CO2 standards for 2025 needed – Parliament report

    CO2 standards for new vehicles have been proven to work and new targets should be introduced for 2025 and 2030, a...

     Monday, February 29, 2016 - 09:56
  • News

    Low-carbon cities ‘a $17 trillion opportunity’

    New research has suggested that investing in public and low-emission transport could bring massive financial savings in addition to making a sizeable contribution to reducing greenhouse gases.

     Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 15:29
  • News

    EU unveils distance-based road charging plan

    Plans to develop a Europe-wide road-charging scheme have been unveiled by EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bluc. The charging of cars and lorries for road use based on distance driven would be...

     Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 09:10
  • News

    Is combined transport working?

    The Commission is consulting on whether EU rules on combined transport are working or need updating. Combined transport – which is generally taken to mean...

     Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 17:01
  • News

    All motorways tolled

    Portugal has included the last 600 kilometres of motorways in its toll system, which means that all the country’s motorways are now tolled for all vehicles.

     Monday, December 19, 2011 - 15:12
  • News

    New route for Via Baltica motorway ends battle to save wetland

    Poland’s council of ministers has agreed on a new route for the Via Baltica motorway that has earned the approval of environmental campaigners who fought a long battle to protect an ancient...

     Monday, November 16, 2009 - 12:13