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Topic | May 19, 2009 at 13:53

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Background | March 17, 2008 at 13:20

Stone Age car lobby exposed

Feature story | May 26, 2008 at 0:00

Fred and Wilma Flintstone kindly lent their 'vintage' car to some of our activists for the day. We wanted to drive it to the European Parliament and deliver a stone tablet bearing the logos of Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes alongside the message...

Car industry's green claims a fairy tale

Feature story | January 17, 2008 at 0:00

It seems you can't turn anywhere at a motor show these days without numerous manufacturers green claims competing for attention. But take a peek under the green hood and the industry has a huge, dirty, lobbying engine still stuck in reverse.

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Background | March 17, 2008 at 13:20

Driving Climate Change - How the Car Industry is attempting the thwart CO2 emission...

Publication | May 26, 2008 at 0:00

This autumn, the European Parliament and Council of Ministers are expected to cast their final votes on fuel efficiency standards for cars. If the European Union does not effectively legislate for greater fuel efficiency, it is in danger of...

May 2010 - Cars

Background | May 20, 2010 at 12:49

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is...

Greenpeace "primitive parade" exposes car industry influence

Press release | May 26, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists travelled in a Flintstones-style carfrom the headquarters of ACEA, the European car industry's lobby group, to theEuropean Parliament, to deliver a stone tablet bearing the logos of Volkswagen,BMW and Mercedes and the message...

Greenpeace names Geneva’s Engines of Climate Destruction

Press release | March 6, 2008 at 10:06

As the Geneva car show opened today, Greenpeace activists surrounded five featured models posing the question “what is a good car?” Branding the cars as ‘Engines of Climate Destruction’, Greenpeace is demanding that car makers, politicians and...

Don't let TATA terminate the turtles

Feature story | March 20, 2009 at 0:00

TATA corporation of India is in the global spotlight as they launch the Nano, the world's cheapest car. But the spotlight ought to be on a costly little secret: TATA's giant port at Dhamra, which threatens the nesting grounds of an endangered...

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