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Audi ordered to recall 125,000 diesel models over emissions

Audi has been ordered to recall 127,000 vehicles in Germany, after the country's KBA automotive industry authority found illicit emissions control systems fitted. Reports by Reuters say that the issue affects much of the Audi range - A4, A5, A6, A7,...

UK warned 60% of new cars in 2030 need to be electric

The government has been told that electric cars will need to make up 60% of sales by 2030 in order to help the UK meet its environmental targets. That's according to a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Electric vans will need to make...

EV registrations take record market share in November

The electric car market continues to go from strength to strength, taking a new record market share in November 2017 as diesel sales slump. Plug-in cars made up 2.4% of total UK registrations in last month, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and...

NGC Autumn Budget 2017 report - Boost for EV market

Next Green Car's in-depth summary of the Chancellor's Autumn Budget 2017 as it affects vehicle tax, fuel duty, BIK rates and other motoring taxes. Chancellor Philip Hammond made the following motoring-related announcements in the Autumn Budget 2017...

Next Green Car Awards 2017 shortlist announced

Next Green Car has announced the shortlist for its 2017 Awards, recognising the best green cars available in the UK in 2017 and early 2018. Covering eight vehicle categories, 32 different models from 18 manufacturers are vying for a Next Green Car award....

UK plug-in car market remains buoyant as diesel malaise continues

The UK's plug-in car market saw continued strong performance in October, accounting for 2.2% of total registrations - in sharp contrast to the diesel's sales dropping 30% according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures. Pure electric...

London ULEZ confirmed for 2019 launch

The Mayor of London Sadiq Kahn has confirmed that the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will come into effect from 2019 - almost a year and a half earlier than originally planned. Replacing the new T-Charge zone, the ULEZ will begin on 8th April 2019 and...

T-Charge launches in London

London's new Toxicity Charge or 'T-Charge' comes into force from today (Monday 23rd October). Drivers of the UK's older, more polluting petrol and diesel vehicles will need to pay an additional £10 to drive into the centre of the city. The T-Charge,...

Paris plans to ban combustion engine cars by 2030

Emboldened by the French government's plan to ban the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars by 2040, Paris is set to implement such as policy a decade earlier in 2030. The announcement marks an acceleration in the electrification of mobility in France...

Mitsubishi scrappage deal worth £6,500 off a new Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi has launched its version of the scrappage scheme, providing an additional £4,000 off the price of a new Outlander PHEV for those trading in Euro 4 or older car. This means a total discount of £6,500 is available to new Outlander PHEV buyers...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:22nd Jan 2018