Articles in Transport

Diesel Ban in Germany


In an unprecedented ruling, a court in Düsseldorf, Germany has ordered the state authority to ban diesel vehicles from the most polluted streets in the city by 01 January 2018. ... Read full article

Round-the-World Solar Flight


Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – the zero-emission electric and solar aeroplane that’s capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving...... Read full article

Greener Buses


Nearly 450 buses in England will be fitted with green technology that will cut harmful emissions by up to 90%, after the successful bids for around £7 million of Department for Transport funding were announced at the weekend.... Read full article

Little White Alice


Rosie Hadden runs Little White Alice eco-resort in Cornwall, was runner-up for 2014s Travel & Tourism PEA Award and won Visit England’s Gold Sustainable Tourism Award. Rosie states ‘We are challenging the standards of most listed green holidays'.... Read full article

Tesla to Open Source it's Technology


Tesla has announced that any company can use its technology, making its Model S the first open source car. Writing on Tesla’s blog, CEO Elon Musk wrote, ‘Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters.... Read full article

Supercharged Teslas


Tesla’s original Roadster showed the world that electric cars can be sporty and unbelievably sexy, and since 2012 its Model S has seduced the likes of Brad Pitt and Eva Longoria. If anyone still doubts the potential of electric vehicles...... Read full article

People in the UK are dubious about the cars of the future


Almost a quarter of people (23%) in the UK would not consider buying or driving an eco-friendly vehicle, according to new research. And of that number, more than four in ten (42%) believe electric and hydrogen-powered cars... Read full article

Seeing stars in eco-friendly cars


Roger Saul, creator of fashion label Mulberry, organic food brand Sharpham Park and historic car racer, organised Sunday’s Start UK Eco Car Spectacular and together with Kevin McCloud, British designer, author and television presenter were the key... Read full article

Eco Car Spectacular in The Mall, 12th September 2010


The Start Eco Car Spectacular will take place on Sunday 12 September on The Mall, forming part of HRH The Prince of Wales’ latest consumer‐facing sustainability initiative ‘Start’, which aims to present positive steps to leading a sustainable..... Read full article

The Man in Seat 61…

by Seat 61 on was started purely as a hobby in 2001, by a UK based railway expert, with the aim of providing sound practical advice to help people make journeys by train or ship instead of flying, affordably, comfortably and safely.... Read full article