London is introducing e-taxis to improve air quality. By 2020, 50 percent of the British capital's iconic black cabs should be hybrid or all-electric.
After decades of controversy, British lawmakers voted to build a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport. The London mayor, local councils and activist groups said they will be launching legal action against the plans.
Britain's automotive industry group has warned against radical moves to limit the use of diesel vehicles by imposing hefty levies. It said diesel technology had come a long way and was much cleaner now.
Britain plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040, as the government intends to act on air pollution. Environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough.
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