The next generation of car designers faces unprecedented challenges in meeting ever-tightening environmental requirements whilst still building cars that people want to buy. The LowCVP believes that L-category vehicles, and in particularly lightweight four wheel vehicles, will play an increasing role in squaring this circle.
Some good news for diesel cars – a Peugeot 1.6-litre BlueHDi 75 Active 5-door hatchback has taken overall victory in this year’s MPG Marathon, achieving average fuel economy of 104.5mpg in real-world driving conditions over 385 miles.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the Low Carbon Champions for 2014-15 at a packed gala dinner held in association with Cenex in Milton Keynes. The Champions Awards celebrate achievement and innovation in low carbon road transport.
The Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2015 event took place at Millbrook Proving Ground on 9 & 10 September 2015 and is the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event for the automotive industry, including a conference and seminars, an exhibition, and a vehicle showcase. There was a LOT to take in, so here’s our easy to digest Top 20 Highlights of LCV2015.
Minister to give keynote address at Cenex LCV2015 National Low Carbon Vehicle Event – just two weeks to goAugust 26, 2015
Anna Soubry, MP Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, is to give a keynote address at the Cenex LCV2015 National Low Carbon Vehicle Event taking place at Millbrook, 9-10 September 2015.
Chris Evans’ CarFest North 2015 may not have majored on green cars, but the event was all about Green Car Guide’s other area of focus: cars that are fun to drive. Here are some photographic highlights from the event, ranging from Chris Evans’ amazing ‘Dirty Dozen’ collection to Paul Swift’s precision stunt driving in various fast Fords.
The LUTZ Pathfinder project, using electric self-driving pods which are programmed to optimise energy use and which will be on the streets of Milton Keynes later this year, will be showcased at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event, LCV2015, on 9/10 September.
Cenex LCV2015, the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community, has announced its seminar programme, the largest and most comprehensive to date, which will include more than 100 presenters.
Green Car Guide Editor Paul Clarke teamed up with comedian Miles Jupp to present the BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award 2015, with the winner being… the Volkswagen Golf GTE.
On the eve of the first ever Formula E race in London, the focus of the LowCVP Conference 2015 was whether the electric race series could get motorists sufficiently excited to buy electric cars – and FIA Formula E’s Chief Executive, Alejandro Agag, was on hand to provide his view.