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Britons Live near Work 2011-06-02

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Three-quarters of UK workers have journeys to work of less than 30 minutes according to the Office for National Statistics (The ONS) (more…)

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Paris First To Ban 4x4s & Old Diesels 2010-12-29

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European car makers are now planning to build electric vehicles because many European cities are widely expected to ban high-emissions vehicles from their city cores over the next decade — perhaps even vehicles with any emissions at all.

Now, Paris may be the first city to experiment with such a policy. Next year (2011), it will begin to test restrictions on vehicles that emit more than a certain amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) per kilometre — the measure of a car’s contribution to ‘greenhouse gases’. (more…)