Drivers of some diesels are being unfairly penalised

A new study suggests that drivers of the cleanest diesel cars are being unfairly penalised as their emissions fall well within the latest standards and are as clean as petrol-engined models. The latest figures from Emissions Analytics – which add…

Vehicle CO2 emissions creep up

So, here’s a conundrum. The CO2 emissions from new cars are better (ie lower) than those that they replace. On average, new and updated models in 2017 emitted -12.6% less CO2 than those that they replaced. Turning to new vans,…

Black cab driver goes green

You really know the world is changing when one of London’s black cab drivers swaps out of his iconic diesel cab into an all-new green cab. David Harris is the green convert, collecting the keys to the first LEVC (London…

Sales of EVs and plug-in hybrids reach record levels

Pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles reached record levels in 2017, according to figures released by EV and low emission campaigner Go Ultra Low, while the decline in the sale of diesel models continued. Unprecedented demand for alternative fuelled vehicles…

Are you confused by greener car technology?

Did you take delivery of an Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFV) in November? If so, you’ll be one of a rising number. According to the official car data crunchers, the SMMT, AFVs rose over 33% compared to the same month last…

Oil companies add electric charging to forecourts

The world’s major oil companies are changing their business plans to add battery recharging to their forecourts to ensure they remain viable when it comes to powering the vehicles of the future. As the automotive world slowly turns its back…

Lack of road repair pushes up your maintenance bills

It’s that moment – and we’ve all been there: the sickening metallic bang as your lovely alloy wheel disappears into a pothole and at the same time the car springs compress to the very top of the suspension turret threatening…

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