Is your mattress releasing toxins while you sleep?

2019-07-14 18:30

After a long and stressful day, getting into bed feels heavenly, but is your mattresses releasing minute amounts of potentially harmful gaseous chemicals?

Lamborghini Huracan goes up in flames, top moments of the British GP - top motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2018-07-09 23:25

From a Lamborghini burning to the ground during a mishap at a petrol station to the dram-filled British GP, here's your Monday motoring wrap.

You have to go back to 1890 to find a time when the UK's carbon dioxide emissions were as low as they are today

2018-03-08 13:22

The UK now emits 38% less carbon dioxide than it did in 1990 and emissions have been falling every year since 2012, according to a report.

Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

2018-02-01 07:54

Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability in response to the controversy over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust

Daimler struggling with European emissions standards

2018-01-17 09:22

The chief executive of Daimler said at the Detroit auto show that his company cannot currently guarantee it can meet tougher European CO2 emissions standards taking effect in several years.

EU wins powers to spot-check vehicles, fine automakers

2017-12-07 19:40

The EU gained new powers to spot-check vehicles and fine automakers under tougher rules agreed after the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.

EU pushes cut in car emissions, boost for electric vehicles

2017-11-08 21:55

The European Commission is pushing a plan that would reduce car-generated carbon dioxide emissions by 30% by 2030, and boost electric car use by making them cheaper and easier to charge

Slovenia sets tough emissions limits for cars

2017-10-13 08:33

Slovenia announced Thursday tough new rules for new petrol and diesel cars, saying that only those with much lower emissions than now can be registered from 2030.

SEE: Automakers to face toughest emissions tests yet

2017-09-01 08:26

European motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data following two new EU car tests.


Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla for CO2 emissions credits

2019-04-08 10:09

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) confirmed that it is to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to Tesla, the zero-emissions electric carmakers, to avoid getting hit by European Commission fines.

EU carmakers 'inflating' emissions to skew carbon targets

2018-07-26 13:40

European Union carmakers may be submitting "inflated" figures for their vehicles' carbon dioxide emissions to soften future targets for reducing the greenhouse gas, European Commission documents seen by AFP show.

Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

2018-07-09 11:03

Nissan admitted that data on exhaust emissions and fuel economy had been deliberately "altered", dealing a blow to the Japanese car giant's efforts to recover from an inspection scandal in 2017.

Launch of emission reduction device will cut fleet costs

2018-02-01 08:50

A new device that reduces exhaust emissions while increasing the fuel efficiency of engines will begin commercial production this month.

VW hid 'devastating' result from monkey tests: media

2018-01-31 18:24

Volkswagen tried to keep secret the results of a diesel emissions test on monkeys because it showed a worse health impact than expected, a news report said.

China's BAIC to end petrol vehicle sales by 2025

2017-12-12 07:22

One of China's largest state-owned automakers has said it will phase out sales of all petrol vehicles by 2025, as Beijing considers taking all fuel-burning cars off the country's roads.

BMW, Mercedes and Porsche to be fined $63-million in emission rule breaches

2017-11-12 09:40

South Korea plans to hit Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche with a total of $63-million in fines for violating emission rules, its environment ministry said.

EU raids automaker BMW in post-Dieselgate cartel case

2017-10-24 08:11

EU antitrust regulators have raided the offices of automaker BMW in Munich, the company said Friday, in a fresh blow to the beleaguered German car industry.

Taxi, please! This London cab can travel 120km with zero emissions

2017-09-12 09:27

London EV Company (LEVC) premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Ford works with US police agencies after cops sickened by fumes

2017-08-04 08:00

A growing number of police departments across the country are taking action over concerns that carbon monoxide fumes from Ford Explorer patrol vehicles are seeping inside the SUVs.

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