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New Renault Grand Scenic launched

The new Grand Scenic has been launched by Renault with a choice of frugal petrol and diesel engines complementing a Hybrid Assist diesel option. The MPV - available as a five or seven seater - is based on the forthcoming Scenic which was unveiled earlier...

Individuality assured with new BMW i8 options

BMW has launched a new personalisation programme for its i8 plug-in sports car. The BMW Individual paint scheme has been rolled out to the i8 range and allows a greater level of customisation for customers than before. The main changes come in the paint...

New Peugeot 3008 launched

Peugeot has launched the next-generation 3008 with new engines, up-to-date styling inside and out, and updated equipment featuring on the popular French SUV. The headline figure is that emissions will be as low as 100 g/km CO2 - comfortably seeing Peugeot...

Plans progress for plug-in black cab

The next-generation, zero-emission London Black Cab is a step closer to being manufactured after Geely - the Chinese company that owns the London Taxi Company (LTC) - raised $400 million (£274.4 million) to finance research and development of the TX5. The...

Suzuki launches Baleno in the UK

Suzuki has launched the Baleno in the UK, with a mild hybrid version offering strong economy figures for the compact hatchback. Continuing Suzuki's focus on value-for-money motoring, the Baleno starts at less than £13,000 and has two petrol engines on offer. The...

Get behind the wheel at Evolution Bristol

Evolution Bristol kicks off this weekend on Saturday 21st May, with a huge range of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) on show. The regions leading public EV event will take place in Millennium Square, but there isn't long left to register for the free...

ULEV fleet stars head to GreenFleet West

GreenFleet West takes place tomorrow (Friday 20th May) in Bristol, with the region's biggest Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) event involving some of the biggest names in the industry. Hosted by Quentin Wilson, GreenFleet West aims to help companies...

Milestone reached for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Motors has reached a major landmark with its Outlander PHEV, racking up more than 100,000 sales worldwide. Since its launch, 101,533 Outlander PHEVs have been shifted to date, with the UK a significant market for the popular plug-in hybrid. As...

Volvo previews new 40-Series small car range

Volvo has revealed two new concepts that give a strong indication as to how the next-generation 40-Series models will look - and best of all both plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and full-electric (EV) models are confirmed. Based on the newly launched Compact...

UK to become plug-in and autonomous powerhouse

New laws to encourage the development of plug-in and autonomous vehicles will be passed as announced in the Queen's Speech ad today's State Opening of Parliament (Wednesday 18th May). As part of the speech, which marks the formal start of the parliamentary...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:20th May 2016