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Professor reports it will be 50 years for electric cars to impact global oil demand in transport

Despite developments in renewable energy, it will take 50 years for electric cars to impact global oil demand in transport, according to Dr Mamdouh G Salameh, professor of energy economics at the ESCP Europe Business School.

In his recent paper, ‘Is oil supremacy on the wane?’ Salameh says the enabling technologies of renewable energy are not developed enough to properly impact consumption levels of oil

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Electric Car Sales Increase By 100% In EU

Sales of electric cars in the European Union doubled in 2013 and this increase was aided by the release of new models. According to Totally Electric Cars, this means there is now 1 electric car sold for every 250 conventional vehicles; this indicates a change in the way we drive though obviously there is a huge amount of work still be done.

Electric cars are

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It look as if electric vehicles are finally on the right road

On paper the EV, or electric vehicle, looks ideal. You can still qualify for a grant to help you buy one, which reduces the price of a van by 20%, with absolutely no emissions from the exhaust. What many fail to realise, however, is that they rather eradicating pollution, they are actually transferring it to a different area of the carbon cycle, which smoke stack

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Safer and greener driving – are electric cars the way of the future?

What’s all the fuss about going electric? Ecars have been proven to be less expensive to maintain, quieter and generally just more fun to own. But before you get swept away in the green driving movement, you probably want to know if electric cars are as safe as traditional combustion-powered vehicles. As it turns out, they may be even safer than their predecessors. Keep reading

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Sales of electric cars not reaching their expected heights

Electric cars are something that have been being produced by the world’s leading manufacturers of vehicles for many years now, and they get a great deal of coverage in the newspapers, the real question has to be, however, is whether anyone is going to buy them.

The signals from the market so far are not very good and last year the Chevrolet Volt as well

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Coalition fail on promise to make life easier for drivers

The latest statistics have revealed that a litre of unleaded petrol is at its highest price ever, making a mockery of the coalition government’s promise to stop motorists being targeted as the cause of so many city centre and environmental problems.

Just one litre of unleaded will now cost car drivers nearly 125p, with that figure set to increase further when the latest VAT

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The Chevrolet Volt – LA Auto Show’s Green Car of the Year 2011

Green is the buzz word in the motoring industry at the moment, and with good reason. The amount of pollution, or carbon footprint, created by every day motoring is wreaking our environment, and that’s not supposition, that’s a fact. Our air is becoming so polluted it is reaching crisis point, and finally the car trade have grasped this fact and producing a new range of

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What Is A Hybrid Car?

An Advertising Feature

With an increasing focus on reducing our carbon footprint and becoming more environmentally friendly, hybrid cars have become one of the main forms of helping individuals become more eco-friendly.

Going green is a prime concern in today’s world and one that is becoming increasingly more popular. Hybrid cars are one of the best ways for people to look after the environment,

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Eco-adventurers who recycled around the globe back home this week

Eco-adventurers who recycled around the globe back home this week

A recycled truck that runs on restaurant scraps and is made from trash will arrive back in the UK on September 9th after a two year tour around the world. Andy Pag from London and Christina Ammon from Oregon, both 36, have driven their bio-truck across Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East

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Hybrid cars: How do they work?

An Advertising Feature

Hybrid cars are here. Quieter, cleaner, cheaper to run and making the best use of fuel than any car to date. They are the eco-friendly choice of the future, with most European governments now taking steps to incorporate them into their public transport. Red London buses have already begun to turn green and other countries are soon to follow. Hybrids are considered

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