Electric vehicles deserve government subsidies, but there are even better ways to build greener, less car-dependent cities.
Transport is the one sector where Australia hasn’t reined in the growth in greenhouse gas emissions. Electric cars will cut emissions but still leave us with all the other problems of car use.
UK efforts to decarbonise transport are due to hit a roadblock.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport.
Trials found that 5% of offending drivers used a mobile phone with both hands while the vehicle was moving.
Trials of the program found about 5% of offending drivers used their mobile phone with both hands, while the vehicle was moving.
There are plenty of economic reasons to change our gas-guzzling habits.
The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.