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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SNCF Transports Nissan Leaf For Free

SNCF is a European train company that offers multiple rail services, including an auto train service which enables people to travel with their cars on trains. Nissan worked with them to provide Nissan Leaf owners the ability to carry their cars with them for free in France.

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Video: New Electric Airplane Set to Train Future Pilots

This is the new E-FAN electric airplane by EADS, which was shown off at this month’s Paris Air Show. It is light, agile, fast, has a good L/D ratio, and is just the sort of thing you’d expect Dyson to build if Dyson decided to build an airplane.

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Hong Kong Will Ban Dirtiest Diesel Vehicles From City Limits

It doesn’t take a genius to link air pollution with old vehicles, and the powers-that-be in Hong Kong have tried for decades to reduce the constant smog smothering one of the world’s most populated cities. Now a new initiative will ban the dirtiest diesel vehicles from the city limits while offering companies financial incentives for modernizing their delivery fleets.

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Tel Aviv To Test Electric Car Sharing System

If there is any country sensitive to dependence on unfriendly oil-producing nations, it is Israel. For the Jewish nation, alternatives to oil are vital to its long-term survival hopes. So there is a lot of buzz around the incorporation of a car sharing system in Tel Aviv that could see car companies like Renault pitching a vision of an oil-free Israel.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Makes Official, Expensive Debut

One of the most exciting cars in the electric vehicle world has been the Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell concept. Well the official version will be called the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive, and it retains the crazy horsepower, pure-electric power, and insane speeds of the concept.

And you can only buy it if you live in Europe and can afford to shell out $434,000. That ain’t cheap!

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Spoilers: 1000 hp McLaren Hybrid Supercar Outed Ahead of Paris Debut!

Thanks to a clever Photoshop user at Teamspeed, the 1000 hp 2013 McLaren hybrid supercar has been revealed ahead of its official debut at the Paris show!

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Autolib Car Sharing Project Has Rocky Start

An ambitious electric car-sharing program started last year in Paris – long time Gas2 readers may remember the Autolib system,

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