Energy & Green Tech

EU approves end of combustion engine sales by 2035

The European Union approved a plan to end the sale of vehicles with combustion engines by 2035 in Europe, the 27-member bloc announced early Wednesday, in a bid to reduce CO2 emissions to zero.

Energy & Green Tech

Hybrid-drive construction machinery: Fuel-efficient excavators

Resources and energy prices are soaring—and as a consequence, construction is getting more expensive. Besides climate change, high costs are an additional reason to save fuel in construction machinery. Scientists at Karlsruhe ...

Automotive

5 tips to make your fuel tank last longer while prices are high

The federal government's announcement of a halved fuel excise is no doubt music to many people's ears. Following Tuesday night's budget release, the excise (a government tax included in the purchase price of fuel) was halved ...

Energy & Green Tech

Sales of electric cars charge ahead in Europe

Electric cars—key to reducing emissions and meeting climate change goals—have boosted their market share in Europe, data showed Friday, as the region prepares to abandon petrol and diesel.

Automotive

Will drivers get burned by EU ban on ICE cars?

The European Commission unveiled Wednesday plans to accelerate its bid to reach carbon neutrality that effectively bans the sale of new cars with internal combustion engines from 2035. What will this mean for drivers?

Automotive

Sales ban for "fossil cars" benefits the climate

If a ban were introduced on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, and they were replaced by electric cars, the result would be a great reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. That is the finding of new research from Chalmers ...

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