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WLTP and changes to car fuel consumption labelling

Changes to the emissions test for cars and vans mean we can expect to see more accurate fuel consumption labelling and classification for vehicle taxation purposes. Every vehicle produced by manufacturers has to undergo laboratory testing to determine its fuel consumption and emission levels,...

Submitted by Ian Featherstone on Thu, 13/12/2018 - 00:01

13/12/2018

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Online vs high-street shopping – what’s more energy efficient?

We took a look at which method of shopping is more energy-efficient – online or traditional. Online shopping has grown steadily since the dawn of the internet age. Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show that online sales made up almost 18% of the value of all sales in the UK. To...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Mon, 19/11/2018 - 11:57

19/11/2018

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Planes, trains and automobiles – carbon emissions compared between London and Edinburgh

It’s coming up to that time of year when people choose to travel back home, to be with friends and family over the holiday season. So we wondered which was the best way to make those journeys. We took a look at the amount of carbon generated by different methods of travel. Of course, the ‘best’...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Mon, 12/11/2018 - 17:37

12/11/2018

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Energy Saving Trust and Highways England - Traffic Officer Ride Out

By Tim Anderson – Senior Account Manager, Energy Saving Trust Energy Saving Trust works to helps people save energy when they’re at home and on the move. One of our key areas of expertise is working with businesses to help them manage the emissions from their fleet . Energy Saving Trust is working...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:25

06/11/2018

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Green Great Britain Week – Minister learns about ecodriving in pure electric Nissan Leaf

Electric vehicles The first Green Great Britain Week provides a new platform to showcase how clean growth is providing new jobs, growing the economy and supporting the mission to tackle climate change. This landmark week of action celebrates the opportunities created in renewable energy, electric...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Tue, 16/10/2018 - 09:54

16/10/2018

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Clean vehicles still make business sense despite changes to the Plug-In Car Grant

We look at why it's still worth choosing an electric or plug-in hybrid car. The Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) provided by the Government since 2011 has been a resounding success. Paid directly to car dealers, the grant has allowed them to discount the purchase price of plug-in hybrid vehicles, such as...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Fri, 12/10/2018 - 14:10

12/10/2018

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Cenex: Low Carbon Vehicle Event report

The 11 th annual Cenex: Low Carbon Vehicle event took place at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, September 2018. Exhibitions showcased the latest technology Seminars addressed the future of low carbon vehicles Three test track circuits allowed industry experts, suppliers and stakeholders to put the latest...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Fri, 21/09/2018 - 12:07

21/09/2018

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Powerloop - Exploring how electric cars can help manage electricity bills

Energy Saving Trust has long promoted the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) – they save carbon and money, with a smooth ride to boot. But what can driving an electric vehicle offer your home electricity supply? Energy Saving Trust is part of a new project that aims to find out. ‘Powerloop’ is one...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:52

19/09/2018

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How far can you go on an ebike? Plug-in Adventurer takes world record

An ebike on loan from Energy Saving Trust took Plug-in Adventurer and sustainable travel advocate, Chris Ramsey, to a world record. Chris completed his challenge to travel the furthest-ever distance on an ebike over 12 hours, at the Grampian Transport Museum at Alford, Aberdeenshire, on 26th August...

Submitted by Alexandra Dunsf... on Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:29

06/09/2018

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Boost your commute on an electric bike

• Increase activity, cut fuel costs and do your part for improving air quality with an ebike • Funding opportunities make discovering and purchasing an ebike a ride in the park Thanks to ebikes, cycling longer distances doesn’t have to be exhausting. If you travel under 10km to work, switching to...

Submitted by Alexandra Dunsf... on Thu, 23/08/2018 - 15:42

23/08/2018

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