Chemists at the University of Bristol have made the first steps towards making sustainable petrol using beer as a key ingredient.
Slovenia announced Thursday tough new rules for new petrol and diesel cars, saying that only those with much lower emissions than now can be registered from 2030.
Paris city authorities said Thursday they aimed to phase out the use of diesel cars by the time the French capital hosts the Olympics in 2024, and petrol cars by 2030.
Sweden's environment minister on Saturday urged the European Union to ban petrol and diesel-powered vehicles from 2030.
Around 98,000 petrol cars count among the 800,000 Volkswagen vehicles found to show irregularities on their carbon emission levels, Germany's Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said Wednesday.
Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric vehicle charging spots than gas stations.
An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, low-carbon air travel.
Australia's cost of living is among the highest in the world, despite our low inflation rate. In this series we explore what consumers can expect from the big ticket items - petrol, power and groceries - in the year ahead.
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco is to install screens at its petrol stations that scan customers' faces so that advertising can be tailored to their age and gender.
With batteries still struggling to pack the same power as petrol one of the great challenges for electric vehicles is extending their range.