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China to reduce taxes on green cars and ships

China will cut tax on environment-friendly cars and ships, as part of an initiative to save energy, reduce pollution and encourage sustainable transport, state-run newspaper China Daily reported on Tuesday.

Toyota dreams of green car future, but tied to gas-guzzler present

Light trucks, a category that includes SUVs, accounted for around 42 percent of Toyota`s total US sales in January-June, which were up 5 percent from a year earlier.

Mahindra seeks subsidy to promote electric cars

Expressing disappointment over lack of support to promote electric cars in India, Mahindra & Mahindra CMD Anand Mahindra Wednesday asked the government to grant subsidies to automakers to promote green cars.

Bananas and pineapples could help make green cars

Nano-cellulose material from bananas, pineapple, and other fruit can be used to make strong, light-weight, and more sustainable motor vehicle parts, the researchers found.

Bananas and pineapples could help make green cars

Nano-cellulose material from bananas, pineapple, and other fruit can be used to make strong, light-weight, and more sustainable motor vehicle parts, the researchers found.

Coming soon: `Green cars from pineapple, lemon`

Team leader Alcides Leao said the fibre used to reinforce new plastics may come from delicate fruits.

GM seeks incentives for green cars

General Motors India on Tuesday sought incentives for owners of cars driven on alternative fuel and tax rate cuts to encourage adoption of such eco-friendly vehicles.