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Green Car News
- May 16, 2013
Production of the Volvo V60 Plug-in Diesel Hybrid is being increased by 90 per cent to cope with strong demand for the cars across Europe.
- May 15, 2013
The 887hp Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid features a mid-mounted 4.6-litre V8 engine and two electric motors which combine to deliver 0-62mph in 2.8 secs, a 211mph top speed, 85mpg and 79 g/km CO2.
- May 14, 2013
Renault SAS has signed on as official Technical Partner of Spark Racing Technology to supply Formula E cars to be entered in the FIA Formula E Championship.
- May 3, 2013
The first speakers for the LowCVP's 2013 annual conference - to be held on Thursday 11 July in Central London - have been announced and include leading representatives of the European Commission, Department for Transport and the Commitee on Climate Change.
- May 2, 2013
The new Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion offers fuel economy of 88.3mpg on the combined cycle and emissions of just 85g/km CO2.
- May 1, 2013
The European Parliament's Environment Committee has voted to adopt proposals to set an indicative 2025 target of CO2 emissions from new cars of 68-75g CO2/km, or 106mpg.
- April 30, 2013
Conventionally powered petrol and diesel cars will remain with us until at least 2030 and short to medium-term carbon emissions reductions from the road transport sector will depend mainly on improving their performance.
- April 29, 2013
A leading ‘think-tank’ says that the market for ultra-low emission vehicles presents an ‘unmissable window of opportunity for the British automotive industry’.
- April 26, 2013
The London Congestion Charge emissions exemption limit is being lowered to 75g/km CO2, meaning that only plug-in cars will qualify for exemption, and sub-100g/km petrol and diesel cars will have to pay to enter central London.
- April 25, 2013
The UKH2Mobility report on hydrogen vehicles has been published, providing further details and background to the findings published on 4 February 2013. It predicts over one and a half million hydrogen powered vehicles could be on UK roads by 2030.
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