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Ford reveals details of new C-MAX17.09.2014

Ford motors has revealed details of the new C-MAX and Grand C-MAX ahead of their official European launch in early 2015. The new 5-seat C-MAX and 7-seat Grand C-MAX, Ford claims, offer improvements in fue more »

Nevs unveils new Saab EV16.09.2014

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) has revealed a new prototype Saab electric vehicle, after announcing cash flow problems earlier in the year. Two years ago, Nevs acquired Saab Automobile's bankrupt more »

Toyota to unveil new crossover concept15.09.2014

Toyota has announced it will unveil a new C-HR crossover concept vehicle at the Paris motor show (2 – 19 October) The C-HR concept will take centre stage on the Toyota stand in hall 4 at the show. It wi more »

EPSRC funds £6m low carbon car R&D12.09.2014

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) announced this week, at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) event in Milton Kenynes, that it will channel £6m of funding into a new research proje more »

Peugeot to unveil hybrid 208 in Paris12.09.2014

Peugeot will reveal the new 208 Hybrid 2L Demonstrator at next month’s Paris Motor Show, which is slated to deliver 141mpg. The new hybrid vehicle is based on a production version of the Peugeot 208 1.2 more »

LowCVP award winners announced11.09.2014

The LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards winners were announced last night at a packed gala dinner hosted by Cenex-LCV in Milton Keynes. Top honours went to the BMW Group, who claimed the ‘Grand Prix’ more »

New Peugeot 508 details revealed10.09.2014

According to Peugeot, the new 508 has been significantly updated to keep it at the cutting edge of the executive car segment. Featuring major changes in exterior and interior styling, the latest state-of-the-a more »

Renault and Bolloré form EV partnership09.09.2014

Renault and Bolloré are joining forces to promote electric vehicles (EVs) as part of three agreements relating to industrial cooperation, the founding of a joint-venture to sell EV car sharing solutions and a more »

S-Class PHEV pricing announced09.09.2014

Mercedes has announced pricing for an S-Class that can return up to 100.9 mpg, emits 65 g/km of CO2 and can accelerate from rest to 62 mph in 5.2-seconds before reaching a limited 155 mph. Despite this, i more »

New Focus improves fuel efficiency08.09.2014

The new Focus will be the first in Europe to offer the new 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol engine and will also be available for the first time with the 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine. As Next Green Car reported more »

LA vehicle fleet to become greener08.09.2014

Over 1,000 local authority vehicles from buses to fire engines will be cleaner and greener after Transport Minister Baroness Kramer announced successful bidders for the £5 million Clean Vehicle Technology Fun more »

New car market continues to rise05.09.2014

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) indicate that new car cars sales are continuing to rise, up by 9.4 per cent compared with August 2013. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Exec more »

Hyundai reveals i20 interior04.09.2014

Hyundai has released the first interior images of the new i20. The images follow the recent unveiling of the cars exterior. The interior uses contemporary colour blocks that, according to Hyundai heighten more »

Mitsubishi reveals Outlander PHEV-S04.09.2014

These are the first images of what Mitsubishi has dubbed the Outlander PHEV-S. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has chosen the Paris Motor show to unveil the Outlander PHEV Concept-S, two years after the pre more »

LowCVP Awards shortlist announced03.09.2014

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has today revealed the shortlist for the 2014 Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Awards will be presented at Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event’s sell-out gala more »

Ford recruits for new Diesel engine03.09.2014

Ford is recruiting 250 new employees as production operators for a new diesel engine production line being installed in the Ford Dagenham Engine Plant. This next-generation, low-CO2, 2.0-litre diesel engi more »

Latest Ford Focus priced from £13,99502.09.2014

The new Ford Focus, due to arrive in dealerships this November will be priced from £13,995, the same as the current Focus. With, top of the range Titanium and Titanium X versions costing £100 less than their more »

Toyota FCV passes important stage01.09.2014

Toyota has reached an important production stage in its programme to launch its first fuel cell vehicle, gaining government-approved status to build and inspect high-pressure hydrogen tanks. As Next Green more »

August 2014

Govt launches EV Homecharge Scheme29.08.2014

1st September marks the launch of EV Homecharge Scheme, the next phase of the UK Govt's support for domestic charging points, which replaces the previous Domestic Chargepoint Grant launched in February 2013. more »

Vauxhall reveals new Corsa spec29.08.2014

Vauxhall has announced further technical details including CO2 emission and MPG of its all-new Corsa ahead of its world premiere at next month’s 2014 Paris Motor Show (4th – 19th October). One of the more »

Lexus reveals NX300h safety features29.08.2014

Lexus has taken its advanced safety technology a step further with the new NX 300, which will be its first UK model to be fitted as standard with radar-controlled systems to help prevent an accident happening. more »

Scottish Government considering LEZs28.08.2014

The Scotsman has reported that the Scottish Government is considering implementing Low Emission Zones (LEZs) to meet European Union targets on air quality. Glasgow and Edinburgh are both expected to miss their more »

Details of new Skoda Fabia revealed27.08.2014

The new Škoda Fabia is now cleverer and more practical than ever before with a total of 17 ‘Simply Clever’ features, nine of which are new. “The new Fabia is a real champion in terms of practicalit more »

Details of new Volvo XC90 revealed26.08.2014

Months of speculation have ended after Volvo fully revealed the all-new Volvo XC90, delivering a visually striking, premium seven-seat SUV with advance safety features, new powertrain technologies including a more »

X-Perience pricing and spec revealed26.08.2014

Seat has confirmed pricing and specification for the latest addition to the Leon line-up. Called the Seat Leon X-Perience, the new estate with permanent four-wheel-drive and off-roader looks starts from more »

Toyota powers plant with solar22.08.2014

A large-scale embedded solar array has been switched on at Toyota’s UK engine production centre at Deeside in North Wales. Almost 13,000 solar panels will provide up to 10% of all the electricity requir more »

New Lexus NX reshapes SUV design22.08.2014

Lexus is reshaping SUV design with styling for its new NX that owes more to sportscars than 4x4s. The model that marks the company’s entry into the mid-size luxury SUV market makes a big visual stateme more »

EVs set to compete in MPG Marathon21.08.2014

Electric vehicles are set to feature for the first time in this year’s MPG Marathon. However, to finish first in their class, drivers will need to plan their recharging points carefully. Battery electr more »

Outlander PHEV completes Asia rally20.08.2014

A Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric four-wheel drive SUV, entered and managed by the Two & Four Motor Sports rally team supported by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, successfully completed the FIA-cer more »

New Twingo spec and pricing revealed19.08.2014

Renault has revealed UK pricing and specifications for the new Twingo, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March and goes on sale from late September. Prices start at less than £9,500 for the more »

Tax discs to be abolished in October18.08.2014

While the tax disc has been a familiar sight on the windscreens of cars since first introduced in January 1921, from the 1st October 2014, the tricky task of trying to remove the circular car tax disc from its more »

London air pollution levels revealed15.08.2014

Clean Air in London (CAL) has obtained from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) modelled annual mean concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and dangerous airborne particles (PM2.5 a more »

Mitsubishi starts Company Car charter14.08.2014

Mitsubishi's new Company Car Tax Specialist network is a collection of dealers that have been specifically trained to aid and guide company car drivers when enquiring about and choosing a Mitsubishi as their c more »

XC90 first on new scalable architecture 13.08.2014

The new Volvo XC90, due be launched in just under two weeks’ time in Stockholm will be the first car in its range to be built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) modular chassis technology developed more »

VW Group targets 95 gCO2/km12.08.2014

Prof Ulrich Hackenburg, board member for technical development at Audi has said that the Volkswagen Group will achieve average CO2 emission levels of 95 g/km across its range of vehicles by 2020. One of more »

Hyundai unveils new i2011.08.2014

The first images of the next generation i20 have been unveiled by Hyundai ahead of its world debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. With the launch of its latest model, Hyundai is continuing its presence in more »

Sun starts diesel scrappage campaign08.08.2014

The Sun, backed by the RAC, the AA and the Road Haulage Association has launched a campaign for compensation for the millions of drivers it says were seduced into buying diesel cars and who now face large fine more »

Mini to integrate JustPark App07.08.2014

JustPark, the online service that helps you find and book a parking space has revealed that MINI will be the first car brand in the world to allow drivers to reserve parking directly from their dashboards. more »

UK electric fleet passes 13,000 mark06.08.2014

With the recent announcement from OLEV that 11,260 claims have been made through the Plug-in Car Grant scheme, the total number of electric cars and vans in the UK now exceeds 13,000 vehicles for the first tim more »

New car market continues to grow06.08.2014

Figures released from the SMMT reveal there were 172,927 new cars registered in July, a rise of 6.6% and the 29th consecutive month of growth. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, "July saw the new car more »

Germany plans to charge foreign drivers05.08.2014

Plans to tax foreign motorists who use German roads, including the Autobahn from 2016 have been announced by Germany’s Transport Minister in a new scheme to help fund the country’s transport infrastructure more »

Kia show off interior of new Sorento05.08.2014

According to Kia its latest SUV, the new Sorento will feature dramatic quality improvements at its launch next year. The third generation Kia Sorento’s cabin will raise the bar in luxury thanks to a mod more »

30% of business drivers uninsured04.08.2014

Britain has been revealed as a nation of hidden business fleets, with a third of British drivers who drive as part of their job uninsured for business miles and 70% receiving no formalised training or risk man more »

Ford tests automatic braking in Paris01.08.2014

Ford has put its automatic braking technology, Active City Stop, to the test in some of Europe’s toughest driving conditions. The streets of Paris provided the ultimate challenge, with the French capital car more »

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