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Audi unveils lower emission A3

The ‘ultra’ badge which already marks out the model offering the highest fuel economy and the lowest emissions in five Audi ranges has now reached the A3 compact hatchback. The new A3 and A3 Sportback 1.6 TDI ultra models have an official combined...

New London Car Club Coalition formed

A new multi-stakeholder Car Club Coalition has been formed in the capital to drive the growth of car club members in London. The Coalition, which includes Transport for London (TfL), London Councils, the Greater London Authority (GLA), Carplus, the...

100-day Euro 6 countdown begins

This weekend begins the 100-day countdown to the official launch of the strictest-ever European vehicle emissions regulation, Euro 6. From 1 September 2015, all new car models sold in the EU must meet this low emissions standard, making them, the cleanest...

EVs could save 65% off fuel bills

Families could cut as much as 65 percent off monthly fuel bills by making the switch to an electric car according to a recent study by Nissan. This equates to a saving of £22 each month, for the average UK family. Equivalent to a family meal, a trip...

Toyota fuel cell research at nano-particle level

When it comes to securing the best performance from its hydrogen fuel cell technology, Toyota's scrutiny is reaching unprecedented levels with a new monitoring system that plots the behaviour of nanometre-sized – one-millionth of millimetre – particles. The...

Twingo wins Design of the Year Award 2015

The Renault Twingo has been awarded the title of ‘Design of the Year’ in the 2015 Fleet World Honours at a ceremony held at the Royal Automobile Club in London. The all-new Twingo was launched in the UK last autumn and has already scooped a number...

Electric car club launches in Harbury

An electric car club has been launched by Harbury Energy Initiative in association with E-Car Club, the UK's first pay-per-hour entirely electric car club business. The club is the culmination of nine months of work beginning with an application to...

VW unveils Golf GTE Sport concept

Volkswagen has unveiled a new concept car at Lake Worthersee in Austria. The Golf GTE Sport has carbon body, completely new cockpit design, an “electric propshaft” and a 400 PS plug-in hybrid drivetrain demonstrating what is possible when designers and...

Is stop-start technology beneficial?

The principle behind stop-start technology makes sense. Turn off your engine whilst it is not needed, for instance at red traffic lights, and you will improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. However, Emissions Analytics wanted to know just how much...

Students learn about Outlander PHEV

The Dealer Principal of award-winning Mitsubishi dealership Firs Garage in Hook Norton is lending his former school a top-selling plug-in hybrid SUV so that students can learn about its game-changing technology. Dean Wood, who attended Sibford School...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:11th May 2015