/

Browse pollution articles

China: 30% of government cars should go green


The Asian country, which a few years ago didn’t even recognize it had a pollution issue, is now scrambling to battle its effects, with many moves targeting the thriving automotive industry. The central government has embarked in a “war” to fight off pollution, as the world’s second largest economy has turned into a greenhouse effect monster – with many cities posing ...
Read more

related more
spacer
spacer

More pollution articles

Paris: study shows pollution dropped after testing traffic restrictions
Back in March, the French government conducted a test and imposed for 24 hours traffic restrictions, with a study showing the measure aided in reducing hazardous emissions and lowered smog. According ...
Chinese Cities Offer Subsidies for EV Purchases to Fight Pollution
Some of China's biggest cities will help buyers who decide to purchase electric vehicles, part of a strategy to encourage EV sales and deal with the pollution problem. Again, the smoggy ...
Believe it or not: Teslas in California could help China’s dirty rain form
Well, we’re actually playing a bit with the headline, as America’s investor sweetheart is sure to spark your interest. Actually, the electric car is not to blame, at least not ...
China: Premier Li wants governments to use eco cars
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said governments should take a leading role in promoting alternative energy-powered vehicles, according to a statement posted on the central government’s website. China plans to have 5 ...
Shanghai ordered cars off the roads and factories to cut production
As Hong Kong announced plans to introduce an air quality index that assesses health risks from smog, Shanghai ordered vehicles off the road and factories to cut production after pollution ...
Research: new petrol engines more harmful than traditional designs
According to researchers, new-generation petrol engines typically release around 1,000 times more harmful particles, including carcinogens, than traditional designs do. According to a European Commission research paper, new gasoline direct injection ...
EU’s 2015 carbon emissions target could be reached by automakers
Official figures showed today announced that EU car emissions fell 3 % in 2012 from 2011, putting automakers on track to meet a carbon emissions target in 2015. With the 28-nation ...
New study raises concerns about pollution from diesels
A new study coming from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, based in Lyon, France, has officially declared what many medical experts already suspected: air pollution causes lung cancer. The ...
China Plans to Widen Vehicle-Purchase Limit as a Solution to Pollution
China plans to impose further auto purchases restrictions to fight congestion and pollution, but at the same time threatening auto sales. Eight more Chinese cities might comply with the measures which ...

latest automotive news
End of an Era: Fiat merges with Chrysler
Today is the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Fiat SpA, the largest manufacturer ...
40% of BMW sales from front-wheel models
BMW and Mini are preparing to launch quite a few front-wheel drive models as Corporate and Governmental Affairs spokesperson for ...
Alfa Romeo not for sale
It hasn’t been the best kept secret that Volkswagen Group has wanted for the past 2 years to acquire the ...
Auto industry sales to rise 11% in July
July is expected to bring an 11% increase in the new cars and trucks sales, as U.S. consumers took advantage ...
Successful first half of 2014 for Porsche
Porsche has boosted its revenue and profit in the first 6 months of the year as the company released a ...
Last Lamborghini Veneno Roadster for sale by German dealership
A German dealership is offering the last Lamborghini Veneno Roadster for sale at a whopping price of 5.4 million euros. Usually ...
[VIDEO] Drifting world record set in Toyota GT86 – 145 km
A Toyota GT86 has managed to set a drifting world record on an improvised track after travelling sideways for no ...
Citroen DS3 Cabrio DStyle by Benefit
A new special edition of the Citroen DS3 Cabrio has been introduced, the DS3 Cabrio DSTyle by Benefit, which is ...
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman leaked
The hot version of the new-gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the Pullman, has recently leaked in some patent drawings which have ended ...
Hyundai plans subcompact crossover to rival Nissan Juke
The South Korean based automaker Hyundai is planning to introduce a small crossover in its lineup which will become a ...
Top U.K. dealership sells its 1000th Dacia
Ness Motors (Inverness, Scotland) have sold their 1000th Dacia, a landmark for the dealership, making them the no. 1 Dacia ...
Unique number plates for supercars in U.K.
Even if nowadays we can change almost everything about the cars we own, the laws insist on using the same ...
Mazda and Subaru profit from strong U.S. sales
Mazda Motor Corp and Subaru parent company Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. said they are on the way to making full-year ...
Ford and GM sued for music piracy
Due to a feature embedded in their audio unit software, the cars produced by GM and Ford can actually rip ...
Tesla and Panasonic, partners for Gigafactory
The first gigafactory in the world is now closer to become a reality as Tesa and Panasonic officially announced they ...
BMW 2-Series Active Tourer gets priced in Australia
BMW has just introduced the new 2-Series Active Tourer in Australia where the compact MPV has a base starting price ...
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT – first image showing its interior design
The first image with the interior design of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz AMG GT has recently ended up onto the web. The ...
[VIDEO] Take a drifting lesson from Chris Harris in the BMW M235i Coupe
Famous automotive journalist Chris Harris has just released an interesting video in which he is basically teaching you how to ...