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Roadshow highlights 'green' cars on the rise

• Roadshow aims to tackle low-emission vehicle myths • Info and test-drives in Clean Air Zone cities Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) – which include electric and plug in hybrid cars – are on the rise. Growth year on year is impressive with more than 35,000 registrations in 2016, compared to...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 24/04/2017 - 14:55

24/04/2017

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Making low-carbon motoring an easier decision

According to a new survey , 65 per cent of people in Britain would consider buying or leasing an alternative fuel vehicle over the next couple of years. Of these alternatives, hybrids came out top in the survey, which also showed some interesting regional variations in attitudes to electric...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 28/10/2014 - 08:45

28/10/2014

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The path towards a low carbon transport future

January 2014 saw a spike in sales of small, fuel-efficient vehicles. Incredibly, pure-electric vehicle registrations increased more than 750 per cent compared to January 2013. Fuel efficient conventional models like the Fiesta, Focus and Corsa dominated in the popularity stakes. This not only...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 28/02/2014 - 08:45

28/02/2014

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Green bus technologies mean it’s not business as usual

News of eleven local authorities winning a share of £5million to upgrade some of the oldest, most polluting buses on routes in England is good to see. Cleaner engines, pumping out less CO 2 and pollutants will help towards both emissions targets and air quality. These are key quality of life issues...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 25/11/2013 - 08:45

25/11/2013

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Are greener options rising on the roads?

It’d be too early to suggest the end of petrol is upon us, but something significant is happening: petrol sales have fallen in volume by a fifth over the last five years. BusinessGreen were naturally quick to link it to the purchase of more efficient vehicles in their sub-heading, but it was also...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 07/05/2013 - 08:30

07/05/2013

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Low-carbon motoring: sounds good?

[youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sol2MpIy5Rg] Having worked for the RNIB in a past professional incarnation, I’m well aware of how important the issue of the noise made by electric and hybrid vehicles is for blind and partially sighted people. It doesn’t take a genius to see why: with sight...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 08:30

18/01/2013

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