Tag Archive for 'Guernsey road transport strategy'

Car use taxes society

December 18th, 2012 by European Cyclists Federation

On average, every car in Europe produces external costs of the equivalent of €1,600 per year in noise, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and accidents not covered by liability insurance. This figure comes from a study published in the paper “The true costs of automobility: External costs of cars” that was produced and presented to […]

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 […]

Europe campaigning for sustainable urban mobility

July 31st, 2012 by European Commission

The European Commission’s Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign is a three-year initiative aimed at supporting sustainable urban mobility campaigners in 31 countries. Activities began with the opening of a registration system to support outstanding actions for fostering positive change in attitudes and behaviour. The central objective of the campaign is to promote the advantages of combining […]

ecotricity launches free-to-use electric recharging point network for UK electric vehicle drivers

August 3rd, 2011 by ecotricity

For first time electric vehicles will be able to travel the length and breadth of the UK using the world’s first national charging network at motorway service stations across the country. Every charging post will be powered with 100% green energy made at Ecotricity’s wind and solar parks across the UK, and means that electric […]