Tag Archive for 'petrol'

IEA produces roadmap to improve vehicle fuel efficiency by 50 percent

September 20th, 2012 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) shows how the right policies and technologies could improve the fuel efficiency of road vehicles by 50% by the middle of the century, saving as much as 80% of current annual global oil consumption. The transport sector currently accounts for a 20% of global final energy consumption, and increased demand […]

Liftshare.com reduces fuel costs, reduces traffic, reduces pollution and reduces parking difficulties

March 8th, 2012 by Liftshare

The typical UK commuter who car-shares every day saves about £800 a year, and reduces their CO2 emissions by about a tonne. To find someone who is going your way visit the free-to-use Liftshare website and add details of any journey you want to share.

EU’s transport network needs to be nearly 100% carbon-free by 2050

February 1st, 2011 by European Expert Group on Future Transport Fuels

Decarbonising transport is a core theme of the EU 2020 strategy and of the Common Transport Policy. The long-term objective of the European Union on C02 emissions is an overall reduction of 80 to 95% by 2050. Oil, the main energy source for transport overall, supplying nearly 100% of road transport fuels, is currently expected […]