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​The BVRLA’s honorary life president, Mr Freddie Aldous, has passed away
​Green Motion Car Rental recognised for its sustainable business model
Green Motion Morocco add new Toyota hybrid models to their car hire fleet
​A power cut at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport yesterday has led to a partial shut-down
The problem of plastic

The problem of plastic

​According to the United Nations, marine life is facing severe and irreversible damage from the millions of tonnes of plastic waste which ends up in the oceans every year.

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​Green Motion’s European expansion continues
​UK motorists are facing dangerous road conditions today after snow turns into ice
London's hybrid TX taxi is now fully certified
​A cricket Test match was interrupted due to hazardous levels of pollution
​Significant emission reductions required if we are going to achieve one of the key goals of the Paris Agreement
Green Motion CEO receives top accolade

Green Motion CEO receives top accolade

​The founder and CEO of Green Motion, Richard Lowden, received the honour of the Outstanding Achievement award at this year’s Green Fleet Awards which were held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, United Kingdom.

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Green Motion San Diego celebrate their success
Green Motion are the headline sponsors at the GreenFleet Awards 2017
​The Green Organisation has awarded Green Motion with another Green Apple Award
GreenFleet confirms Green Motion International has been shortlisted for their 'Car Rental Company of the Year' award
Green Motion exhibits at the World Travel Market 2017
Green Motion celebrates its 10 year anniversary
Green Motion's award winning franchisees

Green Motion's award winning franchisees

The award categories covered many topics including branding, revenue management but most importantly, delivering the highest levels of customer service within the car rental industry.

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Green Motion holds its 2017 conference in its home town

Green Motion holds its 2017 conference in its home town

Franchisees had not only the opportunity to meet key staff from each department but also benefited from an in-depth presentation from Richard and Chay Lowden, covering the year's successes and the future developments that the business has in the pipeline for 2018.

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Richard Lowden presents at the CarTrawler Winter Conference 2017
The £10 T-Charge now in effect

The £10 T-Charge now in effect

​A new £10 T-Charge has come into force in London for vehicles that do not pass the EURO IV Exhaust Standard, which predominantly effects diesel and petrol vehicles made before 2006.

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​Green Motion celebrates the success of the National Franchise Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham
Visit Green Motion Car Rental at the National Franchise Exhibition, NEC Birmingham 13th & 14th October
Green Motion UK Celebrates 5 Years at their National Convention
​Green Motion has opened its franchised car rental brand in the enchanting island of Mauritius
Ryanair admit a mix-up leading to the cancellation of flights
China banning vehicles powered by fossil fuels
​Commercial flights are to resume to areas which have been affected by Hurricane Irma this week
Sweden are leading the global trend towards a cashless future
​With Hurricane Irma approaching the United States, President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency
Hyundai promise to deliver an EV car to the market which can go 311 miles / 500km per charge
Big Ben goes silent for four years

Big Ben goes silent for four years

​At noon on the 21st of August, Big Ben will fall silent for four years. Big Ben is one of the most iconic tourist attractions in the UK and the ringing of this famous bell will be dearly missed by locals and tourists alike.

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Heatwaves amplified by high humidity could reach above 40 degrees Celsius
​The global temperatures in 2015 and 2016 reached 1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels
The Paris Agreement - is it scientifically achievable?
The darker world of the green revolution
The ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2040 relies on the mining sector discovering deposits of precious minerals
Trump's administration provide details on their plan to roll back environmental regulations
The UK ban on new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 barely scratches the surface on what changes need to take place
Exposure to pollution during morning commutes has worrying results
Growth in the ‘off the beaten path’ tourism
​The US will be lifting the ban on passengers carrying large electronics on Saudi Arabian Airlines
​Modern diesel vehicles actually emit less pollution than cars that run on gasoline
Japan's beach loss due to climate change
​Volkswagen has set itself the target to sell 1 million electric cars annually by 2025
Green Motion has continued its Greek network expansion opening at Volos Airport, Volos Port, Skiathos and Skopelos
The French Government intends to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040
Volvo to make all new models with an electric motor by 2019
​Green Motion car hire celebrates the arrival of its first customers at Ostrava Airport
​Green Motion Rovaniemi Airport and Kuopio Airport in Finland have won Rentalcars ‘Customer Favourite Award’
​Green Motion Iceland adds additional shuttle buses to its fleet
​Green Motion Maastricht Airport and Rotterdam Airport have won Rentalcars prestigious ‘Customer Favourite Award 2016’
The UK is close is matching the hottest June experienced in 2 decades
The air quality in California, while improving, is still poor
​Waymo, Google’s sister company, is returning its fleet of self-driving vehicles
Mercedes Benz’s semi-autonomous bus - the Future Bus
​The extent of pollution's harm on China’s ecosystem has been revealed
Elon Musk has given a preview of Tesla's new small SUV - the Model Y - as well as a nameless electric truck
Stanley Robotics have designed a fully-automated car parking system
International criticism of the US announcement that they will be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement
Green Motion car hire continues its network expansion within Greece
​Passengers are still without their luggage after BA’s IT failure
​BA passengers face a 3rd day of disruptions at London’s Heathrow Airport
Faraday Future is trying to raise $1 billion after running into cash issues
Waymo and Lift have forged a new partnership
A collection of long-range EV's are expected to hit the market by 2020
New research indicates high levels of air pollution affect sleep quality
Ford's first EV long-range car due to arrive by 2020
US and EU officials decide not to implement a ban on electronics on flights from Europe
Low hedges could reduce urban air pollution
Emirates have reported a drop in their annual profit
According to a Deloitte survey, there is a massive trust issue when it comes to autonomous technology
Uber expaning their Advanced Technology Group to Toronto
Finland's basic income experiment already showing participants have lower levels of stress
​Chevrolet’s new Bolt – an affordable long-range EV car
India has quadrupled its solar capacity in the last 3 years
Green Motion continues its European expansion with a new location at Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia
The UK government to publish their new air quality plan today
Tesla to launch Model Y by 2020
Green Motion arrives in 30 countries
How a caterpillar could be the key to tackling plastic pollution
​Southern California has erupted in a ‘super bloom’ of wildflowers
Uber wants to unveil their EV planes by 2020
Tesla recalls 53,000 of its Model S & Model X cars due to a breaking system fault
40 million people in the UK are living in areas where there are illegal levels of air pollution
The UK has gone a full day without using coal
​How will the automobile revolution affect society?
​Travellers to the US may have to hand over personal information or run the risk of not being allowed into the country
Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit has evidence that Britain has grown richer and decreased their carbon footprint faster than any other G7 nation
Car Manufacturers hit back saying the newer diesels vehicles are the cleanest in their history
Audi entering into dialogue with Silvercar Inc
A autonomous prototype vehicle tested in London

Digital Driving Licenses could be available by 2018

​With so many technical advances in the vehicle industry it seems that the DVLA are eager to keep up with the times. Although they have stressed that this will not replace the current plastic licences, they have announced that they will be piloting a scheme throughout 2017 which will allow drivers to access their licence through their phones.

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Passenger plane almost crashed with a drone at 10,000 ft
New York and California will continue to fight against climate change, opposing President Trump
Today is the last day of the International Car Rental Show
​Uber is restarting its self-driving pilot programs in Pittsburgh and Arizona
An electric-powered flight from London to Paris
The UK and US announce cabin luggage ban on laptops and other devices
Green Motion announce the sale of their master country franchise for Slovenia
Green Motion Car Hire is exhibiting at the 2017 International Car Rental Show in Las Vegas

Best airports in the world

​Over 14 million passengers were surveyed to determine the top airports around the world. More than 550 airports were included in the survey and were judged on 39 service and performance indicators, such as facility comfort and the language skills of the service staff.

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Best Countries for Green Living

​The top 5 countries for Green Living have been announced by US News. Green Living being described as countries that offer a healthy body and environment. And the winner is...

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Vegetable Oil Bio-fuels to be phased out by 2020

The Environment Committee of the European Parliament today announced that they would be urging the European Commission to phase out vegetable oil bio-fuels by 2020. It is now understood that the use of vegetable oils is causing a rapid increase in deforestation and peatland drainage. It is hoped that current incentives to use these kinds of bio-fuels will be stopped.

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Malta's Azure Window has collapsed

​Malta's famous rock formation, Azure Window, has collapsed into the sea after a spate of heavy storms. Azure Window had appeared in many films and TV series, including Game of Thrones. Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has said that the news is "heartbreaking".

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USA and China leading the way with Solar Power

Last year saw the amount of solar power added soar to 50%, largely due to the sun rush seen in the USA and China. Whilst, the UK are still leading the way in Europe, despite a decrease in installations after the UK Government cut subsidies.

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Green Motion are going to the ITB Berlin

Green Motion are going to the ITB Berlin

​Green Motion are delighted to announce that we are exhibiting at the ITB Berlin. Richard Lowden, Green Motion's CEO, Chay Lowden, Green Motion's Sales Director and Nick Ravagnan, Green Motion's Global Partner Management Director, will be present from Green Motion International along with Andres Echeverria from Green Motion Costa Rica. We hope that you will come and see us at the Costa Rica Stand in Hall 3.

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Mexico's Record Breaking Year

Were you part of Mexico's record breaking year? It is easy to see why this beautiful country's tourism industry is thriving and we hope that you will take the opportunity to explore this incredible country for yourself with one of our self-drive hires.

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A record breaking amount of snow in Iceland
A powerful storm to hit San Diego
Google alleging that their self-driving technology was stolen by Uber
Storm Doris to batter the UK today
​Mexico City is the world’s most traffic congested city
Volkswagen have fixed 470,000 UK vehicles after diesel emission scandal
Researchers sailing a research vessel to drift into the North Pole
​Green Motion Latvia official rental partner for MXGP Latvia 2017 and Sidecar GP Latvia 2017
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been named the most toxic nations on Earth
​General Motors may be selling Opel
China trying to keep their water away from contact with air
greenmotion.com goes multilingual
Travel habits of the millennials affecting the travel industry
​Suzuki Motor Corp and Toyota Motor Corp to forge a partnership
​Companies are paying £1.5 million towards helping wildlife and the environment for breaking green laws
Green Motion Czech Republic expands its car hire operations to a downtown location
Can flying cars become a reality?

Can flying cars become a reality?

​Around a dozen companies around the world are competing to be the first to develop an aircraft which will allow commuters to fly above crowded roadways.

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Green Motion battles UK air pollution crisis

Whilst, the UK Government are still working towards finding a way to ensure that our pollution levels do not exceed acceptable limits. Green Motion are already achieving fantastic results with their efforts to provide the UK with a clean and eco-friendly option for vehicle hire.

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​Uber wants to steer Londoners towards carpooling
Green Motion car hire continues its network expansion within the United Kingdom
Green Motion car hire expands its network to 27 countries with the sale of the master country franchise for Morocco
​Uber bringing their autonomous cars back to San Francisco
​London Airports cancelled flights because of fog
Meet the Green Motion Franchise at the British & International Franchise Exhibition
​Visit Green Motion car rental at this year’s National and International Franchise Exhibition at London Olympia
​Visit Green Motion at the British and International Franchise Exhibition at London Olympia (20th – 21st January)
Tesla owners can speed on autopilot
Visit Green Motion Car Rental at Fitur Travel Trade Show, Madrid (18 - 22nd January)
Alphabet reducing the price of autonomous vehicle technology
Amazon and Netflix lag behind other technology companies in their use of renewable energy
Trains, airplanes and the London Underground affected by strikes this week in the UK
Faraday Future has revealed their self-driving EV car – the FF91
Fireworks contributed to dangerous pollution levels in Germany
Enjoy Great Car Hire Savings in Iceland

Enjoy Great Car Hire Savings in Iceland

To celebrate the start of 2017, Green Motion car hire in Iceland is participating in the great New Year car hire sale, offering its customers flying in Iceland's International Airport at Keflavik 20% off their car hire throughout 2017 if booked before the 8th of January.

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Great car hire sale now on!

Great car hire sale now on!

Customers can take advantage of these low, low car rental prices with up to 20% off all Green Motion world-wide car hire destinations.

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