ARTICLES RELATING TO GREEN

World’s first electric double-cab bakkie: Meet the Workhorse W-15

2017-05-05 05:54

Battery bakkies will save our double-cab work and play lifestyle. Meet the Workhorse W-15. It’s beaten Tesla’s project by two years.

Driven: Next-gen BMW 5 Series hybrid for SA

2017-05-01 08:53

'If the 530e i-Performance is the future of luxury executive sporting cars then there is a lot to celebrate here,' writes Alexander Parker as he drives the SA-bound BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid.

French emissions probe clears Opel; others accused of fraud

2017-03-20 17:48

French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles.

It's official: Female directors are greening JSE-listed firms

2016-12-14 15:44

The more female directors, the greater the likelihood of an environmental quality management policy, say researchers Suzette Viviers and Nadia Mans-Kemp.

Toyota's Mobile refueller can charge its hydrogen-powered Mirai 'anywhere'

2016-12-05 07:34

Toyota has unveiled a mobile hydrogen refueller that will enable its Mirai fuel-cell sedan to go 'anywhere that a conventional car can be driven'. Here's how it works...

'Played the fool' Angry car owners slam VW emissions deal

2016-10-19 07:53

Angry Volkswagen owners say a $10-billion settlement doesn't adequately compensate them for the German automaker's emissions cheating scandal.

Billionaire says Formula E 'spaceships' are the future

2016-10-07 08:09

Billionaire Anand Mahindra says Formula E's futuristic, high-pitched 'spaceships' are the future of motorsport as he sees the sport evolving away from F1 'dinosaurs'.

5 things you should know about VW's 'dieselgate' scandal

2016-09-16 08:19

It has been a year since Volkswagen admitted to fitting millions of cars with cheating software to dupe emissions tests. Here's 5 things you should know about the 'dieselgate' scandal.

Carbon offsets will make SA economy greener - Treasury

2016-06-20 13:04

Government's proposed carbon offset system is in line with efforts to help South Africa become a low carbon, greener economy, according to National Treasury.

New beginnings for VW? More electric cars on the way

2016-06-17 08:34

Volkswagen plans to intensify its push into electric vehicles as it fights to bounce back from a scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

 

GM claims to be first to profit from electric cars

2017-05-02 08:47

US auto giant General Motors is poised to become the first automaker to profit from electric vehicles.

WATCH: Future Fords could be built with Bamboo

2017-04-25 12:56

What's super strong, fast-growing and potentially part of your next car? Well if Ford's research proves fruitful it could be Bamboo! Check out how future cars could be built with grass.

German city bans older diesel cars

2017-02-22 07:41

Authorities in southwest Germany are banning older diesel cars from driving in the city of Stuttgart starting in 2018.

Tackling pollution: Paris bans half of its cars

2016-12-07 07:05

Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution.

VW reaches deal over 3.0-litre diesel engines with EPA - report

2016-11-16 10:12

German automaker Volkswagen and US environmental regulators have reached an agreement on the diesel-powered 3.0-litre cars also involved in the company's emissions scandal.

Tesla is keen to work with Panasonic on solar energy

2016-10-17 08:41

US electric automaker Tesla says it plans to start working with Japanese electronics company Panasonic on solar energy.

Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

VW to pay $10.2-billion to settle emissions claims

2016-06-24 07:36

VW has agreed to take a series of steps with a total cost of about $10.2-billion to settle claims from its unprecedented diesel emissions cheating scandal in the US.

Carbon tax will have a negative economic impact - Outa

2016-06-17 12:33

Overtaxed consumers cannot afford the proposed carbon tax which may not even achieve its aim of reducing gas emissions, says civil rights body Outa.

Toyota gets bullish on plug-in hybrids with new Prius Prime

2016-06-15 09:57

As the fourth-generation Prius is launched in South Africa in June, Toyota says it may not have been as bullish as rivals in pushing its plug-in hybrids.

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