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Vauxhall puts Halloween on the map31.10.2014

Did you ever realise that Loughborough hid the jagged tooth of a giant, fearsome pumpkin? Or that London’s Paddington is the start of a 1,420-mile long spider’s web, its strands dissecting the M25? And who more »

NGC finds out about Liftshare30.10.2014

We're always interested in finding out about novel and alternative ways of reducing travel emissions at Next Green Car. That's why Content and Data Manager, Peter Thomas jumped at the opportunity to discuss th more »

Hybrid MPG put to the test30.10.2014

Despite common perception, the advantage of hybrids over frugal diesels is often illusory, if judged solely on fuel economy (MPG). Having tested over 30 hybrids in the UK and US, Emissions Analytics has been a more »

London ULEZ consultation opens29.10.2014

Boris Johnson’s and Transport for London (TfL) plans for an ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) in central London have now gone out to consultation. The ULEZ would require all vehicles driving in central L more »

Next Green Car to manage NCR28.10.2014

Next Green Car is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to take over management of the National Charge Point Registry (NCR) on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Office fo more »

Detroit Electric reveals SP:01 design27.10.2014

The final exterior design of Detroit Electric’s all-new, pure electric two-seater sports car, the SP:01, is revealed today as the company gears up for production. The lightweight, limited-edition SP:01 more »

Newcastle Mayor leads way with LEAF27.10.2014

The Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is blazing a trail for elected officials everywhere after taking delivery of his new 100% electric Nissan LEAF mayoral limousine. The transport minister Baroness Kram more »

Audi launches new lower emissions A6 24.10.2014

Audi engineers have developed a more frugal version of the A6 ultra executive saloon in the new range that is now available for UK ordering. Priced from £31,955 OTR in Saloon form or £33,955 as an Avant, the more »

Fleet drivers unaware of BIK-CO2 link23.10.2014

A new survey by Lex Autolease has found that 50% of company car drivers don’t know their benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax bill is linked to the CO2 emissions of the vehicle they run. Around 45% also incorrectl more »

Green Car of the Year finalists revealed22.10.2014

The US based Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's 2015 Green Car of the Year awards. The 2015 models include the Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit more »

Hyundai delivers first hydrogen ix35s21.10.2014

The first ix35 Fuel Cell customer vehicles have arrived in the UK, continuing Hyundai’s global roll-out of one of the first series-production hydrogen-fuelled cars. Hyundai is the first car manufacturer more »

Ford continues new engine investment20.10.2014

Ford is investing an additional £190 million, including £8.9 million from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund at its Dagenham London site to produce its new 2.0-litre diesel engine featuring improved MPG more »

Vauxhall warehouse now landfill-free20.10.2014

Vauxhall’s Luton parts warehouse has joined GM’s portfolio of facilities that have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Euro more »

Honda Civic Tourer wins MPG Marathon16.10.2014

Honda has claimed victory in the MPG Marathon achieving 97.92mpg in a Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC over 318 miles. In the rigorous two day test over a specially-designated 330 miles of UK road, Swindon-based H more »

Carol Vorderman supports Go Ultra Low15.10.2014

Carol Vorderman has become the latest ambassador to trial the Vauxhall Ampera extended-range electric vehicle, in support of the Go Ultra Low campaign. Go Ultra Low, a ground-breaking partnership between more »

New Mazda2 is Japan Car of the Year15.10.2014

The all-new Mazda2 (Mazda Demio in Japan) has been named the Car of the Year in Japan. Mazda’s next-generation supermini is thereby the second Mazda to capture the coveted award in three years after the Mazd more »

Toyota records 7 million hybrid sales14.10.2014

Toyota's global hybrid vehicle sales continue to accelerate with a million units registered in the last 9 months, bringing the total over the 7 million mark. The Japanese manufacturer now boasts a hybrid more »

Driverless Audi to race at 150mph13.10.2014

A driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback will tackle Germany’s Hockenheim circuit at race speed next week to underscore the potential of piloted driving technology. With the latest Audi developments on board, t more »

Next Green Car finishes MPG Marathon10.10.2014

Next Green Car has completed day 2 of the 14th Fleet World MPG Marathon. The team, consisting of Peter Thomas, Content and Data Manager at Next Green Car and Rhys Harry, ProFleet2 Development Consultant more »

£11m hydrogen support fund announced10.10.2014

In a major step to diversify the range of low emission vehicles available, an £11 million investment has been announced by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) towards the development of a hydrogen fue more »

Prius+ adds new features for 201510.10.2014

Prius+, the seven-seat hybrid MPV, is being re-groomed for 2015 with new styling details, equipment features and colour choices. The first major changes for Prius+ since launch in 2012 give the car a stronger more »

Next Green Car starts MPG Marathon08.10.2014

Next Green Car has successfully completed day one of the 14th Fleet World MPG Marathon. The team, consisting of Peter Thomas, Content and Data Manager at Next Green Car and Rhys Harrhy, ProFleet2 Develo more »

Tesla guarantees resale value of Model S08.10.2014

Tesla motors has introduced a new scheme that will allow private owners to sell their Model S back to Tesla at a guaranteed price after three years of their hire purchase. Through Tesla's hire purchase pr more »

Beware the danger of downsizing07.10.2014

The old adage that good things come in small packages is not necessarily true in the automotive sector, at least not when it comes to engine size. Looking at the data in the table below, based on real-wor more »

September car market continues to rise06.10.2014

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that 425,861 new cars were registered in September. Not only does this make it the second-largest month of the year in terms ca more »

NGC competes in MPG Marathon03.10.2014

Next Green Car, the UK’s leading green car website and ALD Automotive, one of the UK’s largest vehicle leasing and fleet management companies, are demonstrating the capability of electric vehicles (EVs) by more »

Michelin develops Tall and Narrow tyre03.10.2014

Michelin has developed new tyres that save energy while continuing to deliver excellent performance in terms of grip, longevity and driving enjoyment. The words “Tall & Narrow” perfectly describe the more »

SMMT Innovation Award shortlist 201402.10.2014

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Award for Automotive Innovation, with contenders ranging from Formula 1-inspired energy recovery systems to advanc more »

Paris Motor Show 2014 highlights01.10.2014

As the 2014 Paris Motor Show (Mondial De L’Automobile) is about to get under way in Paris, most manufacturers are preparing their stands to show off their latest offerings and green technologies, hoping to w more »

Car tax disc abolished from today01.10.2014

The paper car tax disc has come to the end of its life after 90 years. From today, those circular bits of paper have officially been replaced by an electronic register. Vehicles owners will still need to more »

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