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Are we seeing a green gas revolution?

The use of biomethane as a vehicle fuel has grown significantly, with evidence from the Gas Vehicle Hub demonstrating that the number of UK gas refuelling points which supply biomethane content has risen with demand over the past three years to eleven. That...

CCR Mitsubishi helps WellChild

A Mitsubishi dealership group is helping a children’s charity to go green and save money by lending it two plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. CCR Mitsubishi, which has nine dealerships across the south, has given WellChild two Outlander PHEVs in a...

VW Group publishes sustainability report

The Volkswagen Group has published its new sustainability report, which includes, for the first time, essays by Board of Management members on economically, environmentally and socially responsible conduct as well as articles focusing on current issues....

Hyundai announces ix35 fuel cell pricing

Hyundai has announced that the official public pricing for the zero-emission, hydrogen-powered ix35 will start from £53,105 OTR after part-funding from the HyFive project, saving customers nearly £15,000 off the un-funded on-the-road-price of £67,985. HyFive...

Peugeot 208 achieves MPG record

A Peugeot 208 has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, under the supervision of the UTAC. An impressive 1,337.19 miles were covered on 9.45 gallons of Diesel, with an average fuel consumption of 141.2 mpg. This performance was achieved...

Industry responds to air quality ruling

The UK Supreme Court has quashed the Government’s ineffective plans to cut illegal levels of air pollution in Britain and ordered it to deliver new ones by the end of the year. The historic ruling is the culmination of a five year legal battle fought by...

Olympian puts Outlander PHEV to the test

An Olympic medal-winning athlete is putting a Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) to the test as he trains for Rio 2016. Anthony Betts Mitsubishi in Hemel Hempstead has lent British Olympian Alan Campbell an Outlander PHEV to use...

Avis adds over 400 Nissan EVs to fleet

Nissan and AVIS Denmark have signed a deal to create the largest fleet of Nissan electric vehicles anywhere in Europe, with a new order of 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and a further 60 Nissan LEAFs. In 2014 AVIS ordered 400 Nissan LEAF electric cars and...

Volvo unveils XC90 PHEV improvements

Volvo has unveiled improvements to its new plug-in hybrid, the XC90. According to the official test results, the XC90 now has CO2 emissions of 49 g/km. The improvement over the earlier announced figures were achieved thanks to the continuous innovation...

First Toyota Mirai arrives in the UK

The first Toyota Mirai has arrived in the UK in pre-production form. The model is finished in dark blue metallic and has taken up temporary residence at Toyota HQ. At 4.7 metres long, the Mirai is the same length as a Toyota Avensis but appears larger...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:22nd Apr 2015