British Politicians Aim To Ban Non-Hybrid Cars By 2040

While some American politicians may take issue with the government’s investment in green automobiles, it pales in comparison to the debates taking place in England. There, the Liberal Democrats have proposed a bill that would outlaw all non-hybrid cars from English roads by 2040. It sounds insane, but stranger things have happened.

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Peugeot's Onyx Diesel PHEV Will Be Tested At The Goodwood Festival

The Peugeot Onyx diesel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle will race at the United kingdom’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, a hill climbing event in England. Equipped with a mid-mounted 3.7 liter, V8 600 HP HDi FAP diesel engine as well as an 80 horsepower electric motor, this plug-in hybrid is more than just a pretty face.

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Vauxhall Ampera Tries its Luck as an Ambulance Apprentice

The Vauxhall Ampera, which is the European version of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, is going to be incorporated into the emergency fleet of the United Kingdom’s NHS Trust. The United Kingdom’s Yorkshire ambulance service would like to see how vehicles like this could be incorporated into such a fleet and reduce its carbon footprint and fuel expenditure by 30% by 2015.

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Green News Roundup: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Happy day-after-Halloween! There are some spooooky stories floating around the interwebs today. Some of the highlights include a Nissan Leaf Batmobile, “fuel deserts” forming in the U.K., and Tesla predicts profit in 2013.

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Green News Roundup: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

What do hydrogen minicabs, scenic train rides, and children’s toys have in common? They’re all a part of this morning’s green news roundup. Britain is launching hydrogen-powered minicabs, a list of the 12 most beautiful train rides, and the cheapest Chevy Volt you’ll ever find.

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