pollution

Speed bumps to be removed from UK roads 0

Motorists rejoice! Speed bumps could potentially be scrapped from UK roads as the government attempts to find ways of curbing pollution levels. The move is being considered after research revealed that the hated humps have a negative effect on the environment – not to mention stress levels – because they result in greater levels of(…)

Diesel drivers could be paid up to £2,000 to scrap their vehicles 0

In a bid to tackle pollution, new government plans could see the owners of older diesel vehicles paid to scrap their vehicles. The new initiative is part of a new strategy aimed at tackling air quality levels after Europe said the UK’s measures towards the problem were not far-reaching enough. Various newspapers are reporting that(…)

Driving to France this Easter? Display emissions sticker on windscreen – or face £117 fine 0

Thinking of taking the family to France for an Easter break? Those thinking of making the short hop across the channel this month had better be displaying the correct emissions sticker on their windscreen; French police will be swift to slap a £117 penalty fee for those vehicles not showing the correct signage. Several French(…)

London Set for Pollution Fix 0

Almost as soon as Sadiq Khan was elected as London’s Mayor, he set out strict and clear policies which will affect the pollution levels that Londoners are subject to. At this moment in time, Londoners are poorly affected by the awful pollution levels even though there are already clear zones in place. Right now, there(…)

Mexico City in Pollution Trouble Again 0

We have of course seen the rise of the emissions scandal, electric cars and autonomous cars so far this year. Because of these huge news pieces, we have to constantly tell you about them. But in the background there has been another constant, and that is the pollution levels in Mexico City. This year, we(…)

Pollution Causes Mexico City to Ban One Million Cars 0

The capital of Mexico, Mexico City, has just banned more than a million cars from driving in the city as a means to stomp down on extremely high pollution levels causing thick brown smog across the capital. More than one million cars were banned in the greater area of Mexico City and 450,000 within the(…)

Should the government introduce a diesel scrappage scheme? 0

In the wake of the highly-publicised Volkswagen emissions scandal, MPs say the UK government should introduce a diesel scrappage scheme to help tackle the NOx (NO2) pollution problem. The Environmental Audit Committee has devised the plan, hoping it will be brought up at Wednesday’s Autumn Statement. A scrappage scheme similar to the proposed one has worked(…)

What does the future hold for diesel? 0

Following the recent US Volkswagen emissions scandal, our attention turns to the product causing these harmful pollutants: diesel. What is being dubbed as the “diesel dupe” sees the VW models: Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat, as well as the Audi A3, under investigation for cheating emissions tests. The cars were fitted with computer software allowing(…)