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Electric cars: are they here to stay?

Posted on 10 December 2015 by Dimitrios Xenias

The first cars in the world were electric. The 1820s and 1830s saw much experimentation and innovation on motors, batteries and platforms until the first working prototypes appeared in the 1840s. Internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles arrived many years later, and even at the turn of last century they only represented 22% of the US
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A glimmer of hope for carbon emissions?

Posted on 19 March 2015 by Dimitrios Xenias

2014 was the first non-recession year accompanied by stable carbon emissions, the International Energy Agency announced in a new report on 13th March. Or this was the message many global media players (including the BBC) reported a few days ago. What did not receive as much attention from the report was the clause “from the
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What sort of driver are you?

Posted on 24 March 2013 by Dimitrios Xenias

Researchers at Cardiff University are looking to learn more about how people drive their car. Bristol, Cardiff and South Wales residents are being invited to participate in a study on driving style and habits. The study is coordinated by Cardiff University. If you own and regularly use a car, as well as a smartphone, and
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Invited talk: “Carbon transport: an interdisciplinary opportunity”

Posted on 6 January 2011 by Dimitrios Xenias

Prof. John Whitelegg Stockholm Environment Institute / University of York Wednesday, 19 January 2011, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Glamorgan Building Sponsored by the Research and Graduate Schools Talk abstract: For several decades the transport sector has had an untroubled existence supported by large  amount of capital investment in new infrastructure, abundant supplies of cheap oil
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