Editorial by Dudley Curtis
If there ever was a bad news story about cars and the environment, the voluntary agreement signed by car makers and the EU in 1998 was it.
The Commission has published an action plan on energy efficiency which restates the threat to the car industry that legislation will come if the makers do not meet the EU’s carbon dioxide reduction...
The state of California is taking legal action against six leading car makers for their contribution to global warming.
The EU’s statistical office Eurostat chose Car Free Day to publish details of the growth of car use in the 25 member states.
Sweden’s proposed environmental tax on air tickets has fallen victim to the country’s change of government.
The almost certain failure of Europe’s car makers to hit their 140 g/km target has angered more than just the environmental movement. The following is a letter published in the Financial Times on 18...
EU finance ministers have cut the 2007-13 budget for trans-European transport networks from €20 billion to €7bn.
The Commission is this month due to publish proposals for an EU strategy to boost the use of biofuels in transport.
The French parliament has approved plans for a tax on airline tickets which will come into effect on 1 July.
Stockholm introduced its congestion charge last month, with an immediate drop in car journeys, a decrease in journey times, and a shift onto public transport.
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