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Benefits of Electric Cars on the Environment

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Articles, eco-engineering, Environmental Education, ethical travel, green transport, sustainability

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Electric vehicles are becoming more mainstream as their prices become more affordable. And as battery costs fall, more people will switch from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric cars. However, as more people start driving electric vehicles, what effect will they have on the environment? This article dives into the environmental benefits of electric cars. […]

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Are Electric Cars Really Better for the Environment?

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Articles, eco-engineering, Energy Saving, Environmental Education, green transport, sustainability

If you are in need of a new car, you are probably wondering if electric cars are really better for the environment than their fuel-powered counterparts. You’ve been hearing that they significantly lower your carbon footprint and will help to reduce global warming as a result. However, you also know that you’ve been misled a […]

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Green Holiday Tips

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Eco Tips, green holidays, green transport

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For those of you heading off on holiday soon here are a few tips to keep your break as low impact as possible. 1. Choose Eco-Friendly  Accomodation Supporting hotels, campsites  and holiday parks that help  protect the environment is a great way to cut your holiday’s carbon footprint. Check out our new green holidays section […]

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Key legislation changes helping to reduce UK carbon emissions

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in climate change, Energy Saving, green transport, sustainability

carbon emissions, pollution, carbon

As environmental issues continue to top the agenda for governments and the general public, nations the world over are taking serious action to protect the future of the planet. The UK, in particular, has taken some bold steps forward in recent years, and legislation continues to evolve to support emissions reduction in line with international […]

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Should You Buy A Used Electric Car?

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in green transport

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Electric vehicles are more popular than ever before. Sales of EV’s in the UK reached record highs last year, with 59,945 registrations. EV’s had a 3.8 split of the market share by December, with more than 5,000 new registrations that month alone. This is a huge step up from December 2016, where the market share […]

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The Switch To Greener Vehicles: How The Electric Vehicle Industry Is Progressing In The UK

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in green transport

With the UK government recently outlining plans to ban all diesel and petrol cars by 2040, it is clear that consumers must start making the shift towards greener vehicles. Last year, Oxford city exceeded yearly quotas for nitrogen dioxide in under one month, outlining the need for targeted action on reducing emissions. The electric vehicle […]

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Fuel in the future – What’s in store?

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in green transport

With the help of Lookers who offer a variety of car servicing plans, we explore the future of fuel. Recently, diesel has come in for a lot of scrutiny recently due to the levels of Nitrogen Oxide our vehicles emit. So much so that the government in the UK proposed plans to ban any sales […]

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