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Blue Stamp 2012
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Blue Stamp 2012

While Monti untangles himself among the blue cars of the parliamentarians, we mere mortals have to deal with the blue sticker that from this 2012 adds a new obligation regarding exhaust gases. The goal is to have less polluted air. From this April, a law relating to the control of the exhaust gases of cars and motorcycles came into force.

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Why aren't electric cars a standard yet?

When it comes to harmful emissions related to transport, we all agree that they need to be cut. Another commonplace is the cost of gasoline, we all want to travel saving money and even in this case electric cars are suitable. So why don't they still represent a standard?
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Electric car: incentives are coming

Incentives of up to 5,000 euros for the purchase of an electric car. Corrado Clini, Minister of the Environment affirms this law proposal that is moving in parliament. The Asso Energie Future association and the Department of Mobility and Environment of the Municipality of Milan have organized a conference entitled "L 'electric car loves green ”; Environment Minister Corrado Clini took part in the conference and announced the Government's intentions: the government is considering various hypotheses in favor of battery-powered cars.
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Transportation

X2, mobility in extreme balance

What if the cars were made to order to avoid traffic jams? This was the lighting of Korean designer Yeon-woo Seong, specializing in the automotive industry. The designer has conceived a double-sided car, perfect for more conventional drivers but above all for those who want an extreme form of balance.
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Transportation

Lufthansa flights and biofuel

Lufthansa, the German airline, has announced the success of the trial of flights powered by biofuel. The airline flew around 1187 biofuel flights between Hamburg and Frankfurt over six months, reducing CO2 emissions by 1,471 tonnes. Joachim Buse, Vice President Aviation Biofuel Lufthansa explains: “Our burnFAIR project has developed smoothly and to our full satisfaction.
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Area C, the center of Milan closed to cars

Area C, his motto is "C put less time". The project, which came into effect in Milan, provides for the payment of a 5 euro ticket to access the perimeter of the circle of the ramparts. Access to Area C, from Monday to Friday, from 7.30 to 19.30, will be free only for electric vehicles, mopeds, motorcycles, means of transport for the disabled and public transport.
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Transportation

The European Superhub project

A sustainable mobility tailored to each user. The Superhub project was created to ensure mobility that respects the needs of the user and guarantees the lowest environmental impact. How? Developing an ecosystem of urban mobility services The creation of a mobility ecosystem will take place through an open source platform that will be constantly updated and will be able to provide, in real time, all available mobility offers.
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Transportation

How to save fuel

Car expenses weigh heavily on the family budget, which is why it is important to understand how to save fuel, furthermore vehicle exhaust gases are one of the main sources of pollution of the city atmosphere, one more reason to minimize the waste of petrol.
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Transportation

Hybrid cars, the solution for emissions

Ford, Toyota, Nissan, General Motors, Audi, Volkswagen, Chevrolet… there are many ecological cars currently available on the market. These are hybrid cars that should solve two problems: countering expensive gasoline and reducing pollution. It is believed that with the spread of ecological cars, there would be a drastic reduction in harmful emissions related to mobility.
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White pumps against expensive gasoline

The expensive gasoline is a more than alarming factor, in some service stations the "lead-free" has even touched two euros. To save on fuel, there are those who aim for white pumps; they are independent distributors, which supply fuel without being tied to the big brands.
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Transportation

Electric cars, the impact on the environment

Electric cars are arriving in Italy, their diffusion in our country is slow and doubtful, we are waiting for incentive plans and the widespread diffusion of charging stations throughout the country. While the Italian peninsula is addressing these issues, the rest of the world is wondering about the environmental impact of electric vehicles.
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Transportation

Turtle Trophy

What happens if pedestrians, two wheels and private cars compete in a race? Who among these will cross the finish line first if you move in an urban area like the center of Milan? This is what Legambiente wanted to discover with the Tartaruga Trophy which gave zero impact results: the fastest are the cyclists who beat cars and scooters!
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Electric cars for the Roman police

April represents a turning point for the Vatican Public Security Inspectorate, in Rome, in fact, the police will drive Citroen electric cars, customized by the car manufacturer with the traditional police livery. 'the first time that the Police Corps mounts on a Citroen car and does so with the C-Zero model, the 100 electric car.
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Aircraft powered by biofuels

After the success of Lufthansa, the trend of fueling planes with biofuels is growing. With the Hamburg-Frankfurt route alone, Lufthansa has saved 1,471 tons of CO2 and many more will be saved thanks to the initiatives of All Nippon Airways. "Today the 787 is the most environmentally friendly jet to fly, combining comfort and efficient consumption of low-carbon fuel, ”said Billy Glover, Commercial Airplanes Vice President of Environment and Aviation Policy.
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Blue Stamp 2012

While Monti untangles himself among the blue cars of the parliamentarians, we mere mortals have to deal with the blue sticker that from this 2012 adds a new obligation regarding exhaust gases. The goal is to have less polluted air. From this April, a law relating to the control of the exhaust gases of cars and motorcycles came into force.
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Transportation

Is diesel like petrol?

No more advantages for Diesel. The European Commission is considering eliminating the tax advantage enjoyed by diesel over petrol. The proposal could also lead to further increases in diesel, was put forward by the European Commission with the aim of fighting climate change.
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Ecoincentives 2012 for electric scooters

In Italy eco-incentives are foreseen for the purchase of ecological cars but for now they are only good intentions, concretely there are only eco-incentives for the purchase of electric motorcycles and scooters, fresh arrived from the Italian State. due to Monti, incentives of up to 5 were foreseen.
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ZeecOO, the futuristic motorcycle

There are few electric cars on the market in Italy but if we look elsewhere we realize that once again the Bel Paese is a few steps behind. In Japan, the first refueling stations for solar-powered electric vehicles are inaugurated and, again in Japan, at the 2012 Motorcycle Show, an electric motorcycle with a futuristic design and surprising characteristics was presented.
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Transportation

Retro Evo electric scooter

Not only electric mobility with cars and bicycles, but also with scooters and ultramobiles. We have already talked about the Eco2Scooter and today we will present Retro Evo, the most driven and loved electric scooter by the public. It is a practical scooter, perfect for urban centers, for work and leisure: in short, a scooter for every day!
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Norway wants to say goodbye to petrol cars

Norway would like to definitively end the era of petrol cars to turn towards sustainable mobility. As of 2015, Norwegian dealers are expected to sell only hybrid, electric, biodiesel or hydrogen vehicles. There will be no more room for fossil fuels in Norway! Norway's change to sustainable mobility would not leave us completely surprised.
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What will be the first EV to go around the world?

What will be the first electric car to go around the world? These days a competition is keeping all electric vehicle enthusiasts on their toes. The world tour was carried out on a plastic catamaran, on a motorcycle, who knows, maybe even on horseback but never with a car powered by pure electricity.
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