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Toyota makes hybrid system more efficient and fun

Toyota has announced that it has created a new set of hybrid drive systems, that are both more efficient and offer improved driving dynamics. Based around principles and lessons learned while developing the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform...

Honda to present electric concept at CES

Honda will unveil an electric urban mobility vehicle at January's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), called the NeuV. The concept is said to feature artificial intelligence and advanced robotics to reduce congestion and improve in-car connectivity. The...

Suzuki Ignis launched

Specification and pricing details of the new Suzuki Ignis have been revealed, with prices for the compact crossover starting from £9,999. The little Suzuki is available with the Japanese firm's mild hybrid powertrain, which brings emissions down to...

Company car tax rates for 2020-21 revealed

Plans for the company car tax bands have been published by HMRC for the tax year 2020 to 2021, with a focus on promoting the use of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs). The plans have been announced in draft legislation that is now open for consultation,...

PHEV sales continue to drive electric vehicle market forward

Sales of electric vehicles continue to increase as registration figures for November and 2016 year-to-date have been released by industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) eligible vehicle sales have...

Four global cities to ban diesel vehicles from 2025

Speaking at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, the mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced an intention to ban the most polluting vehicles including diesels by 2025 as a means of reducing urban air pollution. While diesel cars...

Next Green Car Awards 2016 winners revealed

The winners of the Next Green Car Awards 2016 have been announced, with the UK’s best green cars recognised. Winning models have been carefully selected across 10 awards categories, made up of nine vehicle sectors and a Next Generation award. An overall...

Five star safety rating for Hyundai Ioniq

The Hyundai Ioniq range has been awarded a five star EuroNCAP rating in the latest batch of tests carried out by the respected independent safety body. Applying to all three variants - electric, PHEV, and hybrid - the Ioniq was helped to the highest...

New Ford Fiesta to get advanced EcoBoost engine

Ford has launched its new Fiesta, with the next-generation of the bestselling model using a new version of its 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine at the heart of its line-up. The award-winning engine is the first three cylinder unit to feature cylinder...

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell arrives in Europe

The first Clarity Fuel Cell's have been delivered to Europe, as Honda brings its zero emission hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCEV) to new markets. Six of the new FCEV have arrived from Japan, with customers in London and Copenhagen set to be the first to get...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:6th Dec 2016