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New Volvo XC60 set for Geneva launch

Volvo has confirmed that it will reveal its new XC60 at the Geneva Motor Show next week, with advanced active and autonomous safety features, and plug-in powertrains due. The Swedish firm has only released teaser images so far, but the XC60 wil sit...

London Toxicity Charge to start in Autumn

The Mayor of London has confirmed that the "Toxicity Charge" will be introduced on Monday 23rd October. The introduction of the T-Charge will see motorists of older and more heavily polluting vehicles need to pay £10 to enter central London. With the...

Official vs actual MPG gap increases in 2016

The difference between official and real-world fuel economy is getting wider according to research by Emissions Analytics, with the variance for 2016 standing at 26% on average. With an official average fuel economy figure of 60.7 MPG the largest seen...

VW reaches $4.3 billion US settlement over emissions scandal

Volkswagen has agreed a settlement with the US Government to pay $4.3 billion (£3.5 billion) in fines and penalties relating to its part in the Emissions Scandal. The group has confirmed that it will plead guilty to criminal misconduct under US law....

British drivers seek compensation for VW Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen is facing legal action in the UK after a law firm has applied for a group litigation order, to represent British drivers affected by the Emissions Scandal. The move would see compensation sought for British drivers of VW Group models involved...

VW agrees $1 bn settlement for US 3.0 TDI emissions scandal models

Volkswagen has agreed a $1 billion (£810 million) settlement with United States regulators and car owners to buy back or fix more than 80,000 VW, Audi, and Porsche vehicles fitted with the 3.0 litre TDI engine. As the latest settlement from VW in the...

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...

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...

Next Green Car Awards 2016 launched

The shortlist for the Next Green Car Awards 2016 has been announced today (Thursday 17th November), recognising the best green cars available in the UK this year. Made up of 40 models, spread across 10 categories from 23 different manufacturers, the...

NGC–Emissions Analytics partnership generates real-world NGC Rating

Following the on-going revelations about diesel NOx emissions testing and the health impacts of poor air quality, Next Green Car has teamed up with Emissions Analytics to improve the NGC Rating by including real-world vehicle emissions data. By basing...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:14th Feb 2017