|IS RECHARGING A STUMBLING BLOCK FOR ELECTRIC CARS?||2009-11-19|
|WHAT do you think is going to be the biggest problem in getting the public to buy electric cars in meaningful numbers? Price? Possibly but I reckon it’s going to be the recharging infrastructure|
|MOTOR INDUSTRY MUST PLUG INTO CHANGE||2009-09-22|
|IS anyone still not convinced that we need an electric revolution and sooner rather than later replace the internal combustion engine with battery-power?
The please just consider the following figure|
|FIAT HITS EU GREEN TARGET FIVE YEARS EARLY||2009-09-22|
|FIAT is leading the way in reducing CO emissions on its current range of cars and is the only mainstream manufacturer to have hit an EU target for 2015 five years early.
The average CO2 output of a F|
|HYBRIDS SET FOR BIG STEP FORWARD||2009-09-19|
|I’VE been a sceptic of hybrids pretty much since they first arrived in the Toyota Prius a decade or so ago. Couldn’t really see what all the fuss was about when a halfway decent diesel wou|
|LPG SET FOR BOOST AS FUEL PRICES RISE||2009-08-22|
|LPG conversions are making a comeback and set for even greater popularity as fuel prices continue to rise and will go even higher this autumn.
Drivers looking to minimise their running costs are payi|
|VOLVO WINS GREEN AWARD.||2009-06-09|
|VOLVO has scooped what might be one of the most meaningful and relevant awards available with its S40 1.6D DRIVe being voted Green Car of the Year.
The diesel-powered saloon took the honours at the 2|
|FORD LEADS RACE TO GREENER MOTORING||2009-05-12|
|FORD’S latest low carbon cars are leading the industry at reducing CO2 levels according to environmental website Clean Green Cars.
Clean Green Cars analysed latest CO2 data for this year's new |
|PROTON GOES DOWN THE GREEN ROUTE.||2008-10-21|
|STAFFS. ROAD TEST PROTON GEN2 EcoLogic
THE price of fuel might be coming down - for now but motorists are still concerned about running costs might be tempted by a new version from Proton that work|
|GOING GREEN SAVES MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT.||2008-10-17|
|GOING green doesn’t just help to save the planet but will also help save you money.
Tests by Which? the consumer group, to assess cars’ real-world fuel economy reveal that the ten most ec|
|BETTER DRIVER TRAINING THE KEY TO GREENER MOTORING.||2008-09-22|
|DRIVER training is the key to making an immediate impact on reducing emissions and saving hard-pressed motorists a fortune in fuel costs into the bargain say experts.
The IAM (Institute of Advanced|
|GREEN LAWS BACK TO DRAWING BOARD?||2008-09-15|
|A regulation forcing car makers to cut average CO2 emissions to 130g/km for their model ranges, or face hefty fines, has been declared illegal and could lead to talks on future emissions levels starti|
|FIAT AND MINI ARE GREENEST MANUFACTURERS. ||2008-07-15|
|FIAT and MINI are the only mainstream manufacturers whose cars have average CO2 emissions of less than 140 g/km but others will have to respond if they want to keep sales.
That’s the message co|
|COST HIKE BOOSTS ALTERNATIVE-FUEL CARS.||2008-07-15|
|RISING fuel prices are giving a boost to alternative fuelled cars according to studies of demand at auctions which show that in addition to motorists reducing their mileage, car sharing and down-sizin|
|TOYOTA WINS GREEN VOTE.||2008-06-13|
|TOYOTA has won yet another green car award but this time with its Yaris and not the hybrid Prius.
The little supermini was named Green Car of the Year 2008 by the Environmental Transport Association |
|DOWNSIZING THE ANSWER TO HIGHER FUEL COSTS.||2008-06-02|
|DEALERS are reporting a healthy trade in people downsizing so they can capitalise on the lower running costs of today's small cars.
Steve Bayfield, General Manager of Greenhous Peugeot, the North Sta|
|JOIN FORD'S GREEN DRIVING CHALLENGE - WE HAVE.||2008-06-02|
|FORD has released details of how drivers can enter a green driving challenge to find the one with the lightest right foot and learn skills that can save them a fortune in fuel bills - and www.localmot|
|FORD THROWS DOWN A GREEN CHALLENGE.||2008-05-22|
|FORD is throwing down a challenge to drivers to find the greenest motorist in the country with a series of eco-driving tests.
Ford and the Energy Saving Trust want to promote smarter, better driving |
|BMW MAKES BIGGEST GREEN STRIDES.||2008-04-10|
|CAR makers are responding to the challenge of reducing CO2 output of their cars but the rate of improvement between this year and last needs to double if the industry is to meet a target set by the EU|
|PORSCHE TO FIGHT CARBON CHARGE.||2008-02-22|
|PORSCHE is to make a legal challenge to a plan by London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, to increase the charge for entering the capital's congestion zone by more than three thousand percent for the most poll|
|LPG SOLUTION TO HIGH FUEL COSTS.||2008-01-21|
|THE LPG market is poised for a boost with fuel prices remaining stubbornly above the £1 a litre mark, making more drivers willing to consider converting their car or van and reaping the benefits|
|GO GREEN WITH MINI.||2008-01-09|
|MINI has bucked the trend among car makers who are only making small reductions in their average CO2 output by engineering a drop of more than 17 per cent last year.
Indeed, so effective is MINI's ra|
|HAPPY BIRTHDAY HYBRIDS!||2007-12-21|
|THE hybrid petrol/electric-powered Toyota Prius celebrates its 10th anniversary this month and a decade during which it has pushed the boundaries of automotive innovation and set benchmarks in low emi|
|HIGH FUEL COST BOOST FOR LPG CONVERSIONS.||2007-11-22|
|RECORD fuel costs are driving more motorists towards LPG conversions which can halve their running costs.
Neil Worthington, Director of Car-Gas at Great Fenton Business Park, said with petrol costing|
|GREEN HEALTH CHECK FROM CITROEN||2007-11-15|
|Citroen is underlining its eco-friendly credentials that have already seen it twice being voted the Green Fleet Manufacturer of the Year with a special offer for drivers to give their car a health che||