CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors
French police break up protest outside oil refinery Six out of eight refineries blockaded 2000 petrol stations running out of petrol Tourists stranded as petrol shortages bite French police began
Stressful for some, the drive to work is causing a bigger headache than usual for commuters in France.
Long queues in France at service stations due to fuel shortages after refinery output fell following stoppages over government labour law reforms.
Suzuki has joined Mitsubishi in admitting used the wrong fuel economy tests for some of its cars, but Japan's transport ministry said those two were the only carmakers to do that.
Managers have now admitted they have been using an improper fuel-efficiency testing method since 1991.
British Airways-owner IAG is forecasting a 40 percent profit rise this year as it benefits from lower fuel prices though it does face problems from the stronger dollar.
Airline profits will be boosted again next year by low oil prices and healthy demand for travel – that’s the confident prediction of the
Motor industry experts from EU member states gathered in Brussels have agreed that cars will undergo real driving emissions tests as well as
The UAE has become the first Gulf country to liberalise the price of fuel. As of August 1, petrol prices will increase by an average of 24%. The
A petrol tanker carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of fuel has crashed and caught fire on a motorway in New Jersey, USA. The driver managed to escape from
Burning barricades of tyres and debris in the Haitian capital signalled the start of a two-day strike to protest against the high price of
Monday brought bad news for diesel car owners in European capitals. London is now looking to follow in the footsteps of Paris which announced a ban
In this episode of Urban Visions we are in Rio de Janeiro, which like most big cities is facing the challenge of growing urbanisation. And getting
It has been more than 30 years since Brazil began to make a switch to sugarcane to drive its motoring needs, and today it remains a world leader in
Egyptians are complaining that a cut in government energy subsidies has led to a massive rise not only in fuel prices but also other goods and
The answer is in the air… and in the words of a French chemist from Lille1 University. He happens to be an expert in aviation fuels. And fasten your
A small Portuguese company is launching a new, affordable device which it says will reduce your vehicle’s fuel consumption and benefit the
Fuel prices in Iran have been put up by up to 75 percent overnight, as the government seeks to cut subsidies. It comes on top of recent hikes in
The operating company at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has begun the risky but crucial task of removing radioactive fuel rods from
The operators of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have postponed the extremely complicated and difficult task of removing damaged atomic
Thousands of people had to be evacuated in western Mexico after thieves tapping a pipeline caused a major gasoline leak. Authorities in the state
At least six protesters have been killed in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, during clashes with security forces, according to local medics. The
Turning waste into energy is nothing new. The problem is the process leaves behind a heavy carbon footprint. But a UK company claims to have
Egyptians are stocking up on food, fuel and cash ahead of protests this weekend to demand the resignation of President Mohamed Mursi. Many anticipate
Scientists are touting tobacco as the risk-free biofuel capable of weaning us off fossil fuels. In a bid to improve fuel production and reduce its
It’s a bright sunny day off the south-west coast of Ireland. A team of local marine researchers have taken their boat out to check on their seaweed
Residents of Naples were left stranded at bus stops across the city – Italy’s third biggest – after they ran out of fuel. The public transport
To fight against pollution, as well as loud engines, car manufacturers have been working for several years on hybrid cars, cars that switch between