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Honda to attempt MPG record

Honda will put the real-world fuel economy of its 1.6 i-DTEC engine to the ultimate test in an 8,500 mile drive across all 24 contiguous EU countries, with the aim of setting a new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency. On Monday 1st June...

Hyundai delivers ix35 to Anglo American

Hyundai has officially handed over an example of the world's first mass-produced fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), the ix35 Fuel Cell, to global mining business Anglo American. The handover took place at a brand new hydrogen refueling station at Sainsbury’s...

Addison Lee acquires Climate Cars

Premium car service Addison Lee has added more than 100 low emission vehicles to its fleet after acquiring London-based eco-friendly passenger car service Climate Cars for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2007 by Nicko Williamson, Climate Cars is a carbon...

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...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:11th May 2015