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Topic | 19 May, 2009 at 15:53

Stone Age car lobby exposed

Feature story | 26 May, 2008 at 2:00

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 | 17 January, 2008 at 1:00

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.

Questions and Answers

Background | 17 March, 2008 at 14:20

Questions and Answers

Background | 17 March, 2008 at 14:20

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

Publication | 26 May, 2008 at 2:00

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...

Protests against car manufacturers as new report calls for end to combustion engines

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 14:14

Frankfurt, 12 September 2017 – On the opening day of the world’s largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested against auto industry practices that harm both the climate and people’s health with a...

Greenpeace "primitive parade" exposes car industry influence

Press release | 26 May, 2008 at 2:00

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 | 6 March, 2008 at 11:06

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...

Deep Green: Cars, Corporations and Society

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 20 May, 2010 6 comments

Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own. May 2010 - The Toyota hybrid with a stuck...

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