Tag Archive for 'vehicles'

British commuters spending nine working days a year stuck in traffic

November 6th, 2013 by TomTom

TomTom has released the 6th edition of its Traffic Index, which reveals that on average, British commuters are spending nine working days a year stuck in traffic. Traffic jams in 11 out of 17 of Britain’s biggest cities have got worse in the past year. Cities where congestion levels have gone up since this time […]

UK website showcases hydrogen as fuel for British road transport

September 11th, 2013 by UK H2 Mobility

The UK H2Mobility project is detailing how to take the best environmental and commercial advantage of hydrogen as a low carbon fuel for road transport and is evaluating the benefits of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs). The project involves Air Liquide SA, Daimler AG, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, Hyundai Motor Company, Intelligent Energy […]

Is sitting in your car killing you?

May 8th, 2012 by Elsevier

As populations move even further away from urban centers, more people spend longer hours behind the wheel on their way to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood. A new study on “Commuting Distance, Cardiorespiratory […]