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  1. Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users
    Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users 8 Sep 2017

    In an attempt to help tackle air pollution in London, the pioneer ride-hailing company Uber announced that by 2020, all its drivers should use hybrid or fully electric cars as part of its Clean Air Plan to help mitigate air pollution levels in the UK capital.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV
    Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV 8 Sep 2017

    The Stuttgart-based automobile giant, Mercedes-Benz announced that it is about to unveil its first production-ready hydrogen car on 12 September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Scotland to phase out diesel cars sales by 2032
    Scotland to phase out diesel cars sales by 2032 6 Sep 2017

    On Tuesday, the Scottish Government announced its pledge to phase out new diesel and petrol cars sales by 2032- eight years ahead of the UK plan.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. France introduces its first hydrogen bus route
    France introduces its first hydrogen bus route 1 Sep 2017

    A consortium between ENGIE’s subsidiary GNVERT and Belgium-based bus manufacturer Van-Hool announced the deployment of the first hydrogen bus route in France in the Pau Pyrénées region.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Oxford to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations, turning the city into a ‘living lab’
    Oxford to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations, turning the city into a ‘living lab’ 1 Sep 2017

    Oxford City Council announced the launching of the Go Ultra Low Oxford (GULO) programme, aiming to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations in the city’s residential streets to help the deployment of electric vehicles.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Dubai announced the construction of 500km new bicycle lanes and other smart-city initiatives
    Dubai announced the construction of 500km new bicycle lanes and other smart-city initiatives 31 Aug 2017

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai approved the construction of 500km of new bicycle lanes as part of air pollution mitigation efforts.

    Middle East,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper
    BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper 30 Aug 2017

    MINI’s parent company, BMW, confirmed that it will release a full-electric version of the iconic MINI Cooper by 2019.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop
    Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop 29 Aug 2017

    German automobile manufacturer, Audi is working with China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group towards inventing a way to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs to be embedded in a series of future Audi electric vehicles.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022
    Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022 24 Aug 2017

    After years of teasing the idea of bringing back the Microbus as an EV, and some months after it officially confirmed the endeavour, Volkswagen has confirmed that the electric Microbus will be released by 2022.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans
    Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans 24 Aug 2017

    The major UK postal service company launched a pilot initiative to test how electric vans will perform while moving mail between large depots.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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