The town of Stuttgart in south western Germany has recorded levels of air pollution almost twice the safe maximum and residents have been told to leave the car at home. Levels of PM10 (particulate matter 10 micrometers or less in size) reached 89 micrograms on Monday which is almost double the upper limit 'safe' level
In a spectacular example of corporate criminality, VW have admitted to gaming the test results of emissions on a range of diesel vehicles. When initially confronted with the allegation they denied it and stated that the lab tests must have been flawed. This calculated deception must have been hatched at the highest levels of management
Not from terrorism - not from Ebola - but still dead and it happens every year. 2000 die in Madrid annually from vehicle pollution and the locals are fed up with it. It's not as if Madrid is the highest ranking air polluted city in Europe - it doesn't even make the top 3 and comes
A study conducted in the US has come to conclusions which do not sit well with EV ownership depending on the source of energy. If an electric vehicle is powered via a coal powered power station the pollution results are worse than for a gasoline powered vehicle and cause 86% more deaths due to air pollution.
Costing an estimated $100 - $300 billion per annum with a death toll of 500,000 per year, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says he is "declaring war" on pollution. The costs of premature deaths and health problems was estimated in a joint report undertaken by the World Bank and the Development Research Centre of the State Council. It
It's been a bit of a journey doing this major update. We have tinkered around at the edges over the past 5 years on the website and much has changed in EV land. When we launched the site 5 years ago there were no production models of EVs other than the Tesla Roadster and a