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BlablaCar could slash the cost of travel by 80 per cent

BlablaCar could slash the cost of travel by 80 per cent

French phenomenon to take carpooling mainstream

As the ever-increasing price of petrol continues to fill British drivers with dread every time they pull in to fill up, car sharing seems a better idea than ever. It is estimated that you can save up to 80% of the cost of a journey just by

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Edinburgh tram project is wobbling on its rails

To get the scheme running the troubled Edinburgh tram project may just become a private finance initiative councillors have admitted. They have approached the Scottish Government about helping the long delayed scheme, since the election, without extra funding to be forked out by Holyrood.

On of the best prospects for the tram project to be rescued is seen as allowing the city council to turn

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Electric version of the Cygnet from Aston Martin

An electric version of the controversial city car Cygnet is being developed by Aston Martin and is expected to be a big hit as the first EV in the history of Aston Martin. The e-Cygnet will traverse silently on the coat tails of Toyota’s iQ the proposed Japanese car for the city and providing foundation for the Aston car. The baby EV for Toyota will

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Green cars are just not popular

Thanks to news that only 534, of an expected 8,600, have signed up for subsidies for electric car purchases, the ongoing debate about them is heating up again. The debate is typically about their range, practicality and cost and the government’s hope for the electric car revolution is getting off to a very slow start.

 

What the government was counting on was that the

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National Walk to School Week with M&S

M&S have launched a new campaign online to encourage children in the UK to walk to school. They are working in partnership with the charity ‘Living Streets’ and have created a new game that is downloadable for free that children can play with their parents. It’s full of helpful tips and advice that children can use while walking to school safely.

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Eco Velocity, eco motor show drives into London

Eco Velocity, an eco motor show, will be held in London this year, in the grounds of the Battersea Power Station. Running from the 8th to 11th September 2011 this 4 day event promises a display of the ultimate in green motoring. Car makers will be exhibiting their latest green models including hybrids, electric and low emission cars. Visitors have a chance to test drive

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Bristol opts for green tram system

Plans have been put forward by a consortium to create a new eco-tram system to run between Temple Meads and Ashton Meadows stations in Bristol. If the plans are given the go ahead, the route will start at a new ‘park & ride’ site built on a brown field site at Ashton Meadows. It will then go along Cumberland Road, past the M-Shed museum on

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