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- December 9, 2013
The threshold for exemption from the London Congestion Charge has recently dropped to 75g/km CO2, and there are very few cars that currently qualify for the exemption, but Porsche is one manufacturer that offers cars that are eligible for free driving in the capital.
- November 19, 2013
Germany has delayed the proposed 2020 EU target of 95g/km average CO2 emissions from new cars, putting forward a proposal that will set back the target until 2024.
- October 15, 2013
The New European Drive Cycle (a driving cycle designed to assess the emission levels of car engines and fuel economy in passenger cars) has long been accused of providing figures unrepresentative of real world driving.
- September 26, 2013
What is the future fuel for our cars? Will it end up being a gradual transition from fossil fuels to electricity and hydrogen, or will it end up remaining a combination of all fuel technologies?
- September 16, 2013
Research carried out by PA Consulting Group indicates an uncertain future for the reduction of CO2 emissions and that in actual fact the car makers might be unable to achieve targets for 2015 and 2020 set out by the EU.
- August 20, 2013
How do you recharge an electric car away from home?
- July 12, 2013
You may think just because you drive a green vehicle you will be exempt from paying London’s Congestion Charge, sadly this is no longer the case.
- July 2, 2013
Buying a new car can be a huge investment that’s sure to test the wallets of even the most frugal families – but new research indicates that more people are purchasing cars in the UK than has been seen in years thanks to previously unpopular methods of borrowing.
- June 21, 2013
Is car hire the most practical, most effective and most cost-effective way of travelling around the UK? With the latest economical cars, it could also be a greener way of travelling.
- June 19, 2013
Fleet managers can now choose from a wide range of cars with low running costs, such as the 85.6mpg Ford Fiesta Econetic, the 135mpg Toyota Prius Plug-in, and the 155mpg Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.
Guides and reviews on the technology, economics and driving costs of low emission and green cars for prospective buyers, including information on running costs, plug-in grants, tax and money-saving benefits.
Choosing a low emission car helps you save money on fuel costs, however you can save even more by driving in a more economical way; see the Energy Saving Trust's Guide to Smarter Driving.
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