Portugal Leads the “Green” Car Revolution ….

November 24, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

As the auto industry crisis continues in Washington after the impasse in Congress late last week, you could argue that the American car industry is paying a heavy price for ignoring the warning signs of a coming economic crunch and growing ecological consciousness. Contrast the image of the ailing big three American car companies begging … Read More

California Loses Car-Climate Case

September 19, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

A US federal judge has dismissed a case brought by California against six leading carmakers over damage caused by the emissions of CO2 from cars. The legal action, the first of its kind, demanded millions of dollars in compensation from General Motors, Ford, Honda, Toyota, Chrysler and Nissan. But the judge ruled that the issue … Read More

UK: Lib Dems to Outlaw Petrol Cars by 2040

September 18, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

Hoping to out-green the Conservatives (see blog below), Britain’s third largest political party, the Liberal Democrats yesterday unveiled far-reaching proposals to transform Britain into a carbon-neutral economy within 40 years. Delegates at the party’s annual conference in Brighton approved a series of measures, including plans to remove petrol-driven cars from the roads by 2040, invest … Read More