The latest new car registration figures highlighted an interesting trend; fewer plug-in cars have been registered so far this year, than last. If you think about this, it doesn’t really make sense....

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Car buyers were recently invited to rank a group of cars from the cleanest to the dirtiest, based on the actual NOx emissions produced in urban driving. The cleanest car was a full-size SUV and the...

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If today’s lead story proves anything, it’s that legislative measures are causing an unparalleled degree of meddling at manufacturer level. You have to feel for them; it’s been said before, but...

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Undoubtedly cars are an essential part of our way of life. In 2014, the latest year for which complete data is available from the Department for Transport, some 83% of all travel was by car. That’s...

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The replacement for the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) is due to be introduced later this year. Known as the Worldwide harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), the new method of assessing a...

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At Budget 2016, the government announced that it would consult on reform of the bands for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in the company car tax system to refocus incentives on the cleanest cars...

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The VW Group emissions scandal has broadened further, with news that Porsche cars may also have used test rigging technology and that petrol engines are now under scrutiny. Having recently admitted...

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 The SMMT and the RMI have joined forces with the Carbon Trust to compile a report intended to help auto retailers cut carbon emissions by 50,000 tonnes each year and reduce annual energy bills...

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You are all probably ahead of me on this one but the penny has finally dropped on why the German carmakers, namely Daimler Smart and BMW Mini, are going phut, phut, phut to develop electric scooters....

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All the new car talk at the minute centres around two things – the March plate-change and the ‘Showroom Tax’, an increase in first-year VED for cars producing over 150g/km of CO2...

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Skoda and Subaru/Isuzu retailer Derek Slack Motors is taking part in a new Green Car Scheme launched by Middlesbrough Council’s Motor Trade Partnership to give car buyers information about the...

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Volvo retailer Mill Garages has had a complaint about one of its TV ads upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The advert claimed that its Volvo DRIVe models were “kind on the...

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An idea from Dave Garrett the Garage Equipment Association chairman could help garages take advantage of the “current craze for reducing carbon footprints”. Over the last few years, he...

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65% of motorists don’t have a clue about how much CO2 is produced by the car they drive, according to a new survey from the Environmental Transport Association. The environmentally...

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HPI is offering motor retailers a new way of giving used car buyers information about the environmental impact of the cars they want to buy with the introduction of CO2 eco-sheets. The sheets are free...

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