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Electric cars – the future? The huge solar panels shade your car and charge it at the same time. Neat? Car park with solar trees > And another solar panel car park article > Finally Building DIY on transport >

We have been uploading new folders of images – many of Silverstone racetrack in the UK, several folder, cars, people, buildings, signs, bridges, and also some bankshores (tyre or tire walls). These are the links: Silverstone racetrack – buildings > Silverstone racetrack – people & cars > Silverstone racetrack – signs > Silverstone racetrack – […]

For more images of Changi Airport Singapore > Changi Airport Singapore is a great airport for the user – very spacious, green, fast to get through, and clean. It has nearly a thousand (919 when built) energy saving skylights (ventilation flaps), a butterfly garden, koi pond and over 200 species of mostly tropical plants and […]

These are images of building works on a local road in Wandsworth London. After a road accident involving a child and a campaign from locals, Wandsworth Council got around to fitting road bumps and traffic calming crossings at the ends of the road. This road has two schools and a nursery, yet the Council only […]

Guy Negre, a French engineer who used to work at Renault, has spent the last 13 years developing a compressed air car or aircar with his company MDI. This is a much better green technology than hybrid with those nasty huge batteries or hydrogen – and is also a simple established technology. Air France and […]

Working from home save a huge amount of energy. The home office is usually in the (ex) spare room, but now small outdoor buildings, often with one room, can be insulated and heated easily. Wifi means the internet is always on in there. And you get a bucolic view. Also can have cup of tea […]

16 Apr, 2009

Subsidy for electric cars in UK

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Government Schemes|Green Transport

Up to five thousand pounds (£5000) will be given towards buying a new electric car, which are not available yet. The cars are not due till 2011. Current ones like the G-Wiz mini car are not popular due to low range and safety concerns. £20m is to be spent on charging points, ie infrastructure.  This […]


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