Drivers to pay up to £690 to park their cars outside their home

Owners of most ‘polluting’ vehicles will have to pay an annual fee

Pay for parking using electricity from EVs at Nissan Pavilion

The 10,000-square-meter facility in Yokohama, Japan is a zero-emission space that has been fitted with solar panels and is supplied with hydroelectric power

Plastic bottles can pay for parking In Leeds

Each 500ml bottle equates to a 20p discount on the cost of parking

City of London introduces emissions-based car parking charges

The new tariffs, aimed at tacking air pollution in the Square Mile, will come into effect from 20th August 2018

Older, diesel vehicles in London could soon face parking surcharge

Westminster City Council has launched a consultation to see whether the move to improve air quality should be introduced

London Assembly: Parking for EVs should be free or discounted

Its Environment Committee is also calling on Mayor Sadiq Khan to install more charging points across the capital

Islington Council to introduce diesel surcharge for parking

Islington Council is to introduce a borough-wide surcharge for diesel drivers who use short stay parking. The £2 per hour charge, which will come into effect in early 2018, follows the diesel surcharge already in place for resident parking permits. Westminster has already been trialling a similar diesel parking charge trial this year. Islington Council […]

Parking discount for greener cars at London car park

Drivers who opt for lower emission or electric vehicles will receive a discount at a car park in London, thanks to a new ‘green tariff’. Carpark operator Citipark has announced the tariff based on the emissions of the vehicles parking at its Clipstone Street branch in London’s Congestion Zone. It will use APT Skidata’s software […]

Toyota installs solar-powered carport at Mexico facility

Japanese multinational automaker Toyota has installed a new photovoltaic carport at one of its manufacturing facilities in northwest Mexico. The system installed by Kyocera Solar covers a part of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Baja California (TMMBC) facility’s parking area and will help the firm cut its carbon emissions by more than 28 tons every […]

NYC Mayor wants 10,000 electric car charging points

The Big Apple is about to get a lot greener if its Mayor gets his way – Michael Bloomberg wants 10,000 new electric car charging spots installed around the city. If a pilot project goes to plan, New York City could get these extra charging spots over the next seven years. During a State of […]