Even using public transport is better for your health than travelling by car.
New research is spotlighting personal care products, such as shampoos and skin lotions, as a significant source of chemicals that contribute to urban air pollution.
Warnings that a tide of electric vehicles will cut Australia's tax income put the cart well before the (low-emissions) horse.
Since the federal government started setting fuel economy standards, US-built cars have doubled their fuel efficiency, saving money for consumers and reducing pollution.
By expanding our understanding of streets and enhancing their design, every street corner could become a space to socialise, to exercise, to play, or to trade.
Most of us bargain hunt when shopping for a new blouse or pair of blue jeans, yet for some reason we don't with interest rates, potentially costing us thousands of dollars.
The congestion charge has helped to ease traffic and raise funds. But the rise of Uber and other private hire vehicles have raised unforeseen challenges.
Free public transport could be one way to get more people to ditch the car.
Nissan might have promised post-Brexit investment, but leaving the single market and customs union could change everything for the UK.
Traditional car manufacturing may have gone from Australia with a loss of jobs, but one senior figure in the motor industry sees a potential for new jobs thanks to driverless cars.
A rethink in the approach to road freight transport safety is urgently required to reduce fatalities and injuries.
Despite persistent buzz, the falling cost of electric cars isn't enough to guarantee sales in Australia.
There's a reason the next generation of cars look eerily familiar – and we may have a long wait for something completely different.
A sociolinguist wonders if they’ll ever be able to interpret the waves, high beams and middle fingers of human drivers.
Human-operated cars affect health in three main ways, all negatively. How might driverless cars be healthier?
Despite the hype around electric vehicles, sales in most nations, including Canada, remain stagnant. Policy support in California and Norway have helped boost sales.
Road safety campaigns targeting mobile phone use among drivers should emphasise how perceived social pressure is not an acceptable excuse for engaging in the behaviour.
Australian cities generally don't allow pet dogs on public transport. Instead, owners need their own vehicle to travel with their dogs, and it's a surprisingly important factor in our car dependency.
While other countries race into the distance, Australia is still on the starting grid when it comes to electric cars. Why so slow? Because we don't have a proper recharging network.
Millions of Americans rely on public transit to get to school, work or stores, but many can't get the service they need. 'Uberizing' transit by offering more options on demand could fill the gaps.