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Land Rover introduces new Ingenium engine

Following its highly successful launch in September 2014, Land Rover has announced its innovative Ingenium diesel engine will be introduced to the Discovery Sport. The 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine is designed to deliver class-leading...

New Honda HR-V to be among most efficient in class

The all-new Honda HR-V will be one of the most efficient cars in its class and according to Honda boast an unmatched combination of sought-after attributes when it arrives in showrooms across the UK this summer. As well as dynamic styling, class-leading...

EVs could help reduce driving stress

According to new research, 70% of motorists believe that a quieter cabin would help improve their mood and reduce stress during the time they spend in the car. The findings suggest that making journeys in an electric vehicle – renowned for the quietness...

Audi produces synthetic diesel

Audi has taken another big step in the development of new, CO2-neutral fuels: a pilot plant in Dresden, Germany, has started production of the synthetic fuel Audi e-diesel. After a commissioning phase of just four months, the research facility in Dresden...

Which? calls for more realist MPG testing

Which? is calling for more realistic car fuel economy testing after finding 98% of the cars they tested couldn't match or beat official miles per gallon (MPG) claims. According to Which? the cost of fuel is one of the biggest concerns for consumers...

GKN wins PACE award for eAXLE

GKN Automotive has been honoured with an Automotive News PACE award for its two-speed eAxle technology, showcased on the class-redefining BMW i8 plug-in hybrid supercar. The Automotive News PACE award, bestowed for more than 20 years, is acknowledged...

Autohorn adds Toyota hybrids to fleet

Vehicle rental and leasing specialist Autohorn has strengthened its customer fleet with an order for more than 60 new Toyotas. The York-based business, a well-established Toyota customer, is taking delivery of a wide range of cars, extending from the...

JLR wins sustainable development award

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has received a 2015 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, for reducing the environmental impact of its products and its operations. This is the 14th Queen’s Award the company has received since 1967 - the...

Driverless cars: Connected chaos or green dream?

With the most extensive UK trials of driverless cars already underway, it is worth pausing to ask what autonomous vehicles will really mean for our roads, our lives and for the green transport agenda. While it is highly likely that driverless car technology...

Falling battery prices boost outlook for EVs

The cost of batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) has been falling fast and is almost certainly well below the estimates made by many analysts in the past decade according to research by the Stockholm Environment Institute. The research suggests...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:22nd Apr 2015