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Alternative fuel vehicles: more motorists vote for volts

It's a good time to buy an electric vehicle – and it shows. New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show alternative fuel vehicles increased by a fifth – which take them up to a record 4.2% share of new vehicles in the UK overall. The majority of these cars are petrol...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 22/02/2017 - 14:42

22/02/2017

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5 potential alternative fuels of the future

With a rise in numbers of vehicles on the roads , both in the UK and internationally, creativity is going to be needed if the hold of fossil fuels is going to be broken. However, there are some more leftfield fuel options on the way – and indeed already available – for those willing to think well...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 06/05/2016 - 14:26

06/05/2016

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Indian ingenuity takes on big energy issues

From Prime Ministerial visits to sustainable tea-making , India has made quite a few past appearances on this blog. With a booming economy and very active science and technology sectors, it isn’t much of a surprise that the country is becoming a key player at the business end of energy and climate...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 30/09/2013 - 08:45

30/09/2013

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