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MIT study cautions smaller nations on rushing to develop their natural gas resources; Cyprus as model

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Cyprus offshore hydrocarbon exploration blocks. Analysis has shown that this novel cogeneration concept is technologically viable in Cyprus.

€10bn a year: the cost of keeping EU biofuel policy alive

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Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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The car can only travel by road, therefore the route does not extend to the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Malta, which make up the remainder of the 28 EU countries. Honda aims to win a new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency in an 8,500-mile (13,679 km) drive across all 24 contiguous EU countries in a 1.6 In the Civic Tourer, the 1.6

EC Survey finds majority of Europeans willing to compromise on performance, size, range and price to reduce vehicle emissions; 53% say they use car as main mode of transport

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The highest level of support for such schemes existed in Luxembourg (71%), Italy (68%), the Netherlands (64%), Cyprus (61%) and Belgium (60%).

Air pollution could claim 6.6 million lives per year by 2050, double current rate; small domestic fires and ag the worst offenders

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If air pollution emissions continue to rise at the current rate, some 6.6 Results of the study are published in the journal Nature. Business as usual.

Reports highlight ongoing advances in vehicle technology, consumer demand for fuel efficiency in US and Europe

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4-cylinder engines and hybrid vehicles as a percent of cars sold in the US. Source: CFA. Click to enlarge. CFA report. l/100 km). EEA report.

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ARB fines 12 ocean-going shippers $476,750 for violating low-sulfur fuel regulation

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Cyprus) c/o XT Shipping Group - $68,000 Vessel name: Blue Diamond. The California Air Resources Board has fined 12 shipping companies a combined $476,750 for failure to switch from high-sulfur diesel “bunker” fuel to cleaner, low-sulfur marine distillate fuel upon entering Regulated California Waters, as required by state law. Brief

Fiat wins Technobest award for green TwinAir engine

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The Technobest 2010 prize was awarded by the international, independent Autobest jury made up of 15 specialist journalists from a number of countries including Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Poland, [.].

EU passenger car registrations drop 16.6% in October

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New car registrations in the EU27 (data for Cyprus and Malta unavailable) decreased to 1,027,036 units in October, marking a 16.6% contraction compared to October 2009. Ten months into the year, demand for new cars has decreased by 5.5%, totaling 11,279,542 new vehicles registered. in France, to -20.0% in Germany, -22.2% in the UK, -28.8%

REVA Electric Car Company Building New Plant in Bangalore

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REVA is available in the following European countries: United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Norway, Greece, Cyprus, France and Belgium. The current model, REVAi, marketed in the UK as G-Wiz i, has a range of up to 80 km and a top speed of 80 km/h. A full charge takes eight hours and an 80% charge takes 2.5 hours. Earlier post.).

Growing Number of EU Countries Levying CO2 Taxes on Cars and Incentivizing Plug-ins

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EU countries with CO 2 -based taxation policies by year since 2006. Data: ACEA. Click to enlarge. of GDP. New to the list is Belgium. Resources.

Northern Lights Energy and Reva Electric Car Company Sign Agreement to Develop the Electric Vehicle Market in Iceland

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The REVA NXR. Click to enlarge. The sales and marketing of the car will commence in the second half of 2010 and customer deliveries at the end of 2010.

Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The EU-27 comprises Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. and NMVOC. LRTAP.

EEA Report: Trends in European Transport Are Heading in the Wrong Direction

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Indexed European transport sector greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2006. Source: EEA. Click to enlarge. Air pollution. Noise. —Professor McGlade.

EEA TERM Report Finds Efficiency Gains of Clean Vehicle Technology Being Offset By Ongoing Increases in Travel

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EEA member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom.

Carmakers are going green but British motorists are not

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Cyprus / 166 / 170 / 20. Portuguese drivers are the greenest in Europe when it comes to buying cars with an average CO2 rate of 138g/km (eg. VW Polo) – the least green motorists are from Latvia with a figure of 177g/km (eg. Suburu Imprezza). The average British driver comes sixteenth in the list with 158g/km (eg. VW Passat).