Car Firms Blocking Green Fuel

Car makers are not doing enough to develop green alternatives to petrol, an influential government adviser says.

Published: 28-Jan-2006

Japanese companies had a better record than European or American ones, Professor Stephen Blythe said.

But the industry had still not grasped the urgency of the problem - despite promoting its green credentials.

A car industry spokesman said the government could do a lot more to encourage the development of alternative fuels such as hydrogen.


Give car designers a theme, let their imaginations go crazy and the result is the Los Angeles design challenge.

Key to Detroit's future: Safer, snazzier, smarter, greener cars, including introduction of hybrid-electric version of popular Toyota Camry pictured below.


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