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Top 10 Green Cars at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Top 10 Green Cars at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

frankfurt-2013-porsche 918 spyder.JPGHere are the Top 10 Green Cars from the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, with performance plug-in hybrids from the likes of Porsche and BMW being the big news.

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The future of Efficient Motorsport – latest developments show that progress is accelerating

The future of Efficient Motorsport – latest developments show that progress is accelerating

mia-2013-paul-drayson-alejandro-agag.jpgMIA Low Carbon Racing Conference 2013, Europe’s leading conference for Low Carbon, High Performance Technology: event review from media partner Green Car Guide.

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McLaren P1 – designed by nature

McLaren P1 – designed by nature

McLaren P1-001.jpgWhy is a stuffed fish a reason for the new McLaren P1 being one of the fastest and most capable cars on the planet? Frank Stephenson, Design Director at McLaren, reveals all, by explaining the importance of biomimicry – design influenced by nature - in the P1's development.

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Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event 4/5 September 2013: seminar programme and other latest news

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event 4/5 September 2013: seminar programme and other latest news

lcv2012-infiniti-emerge-lotus-evora-170.jpgThere’s just over one week to go to LCV2013, the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event - here’s a summary of the seminar programme and other latest news about this event.

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LowCVP Conference 2013 Review – ‘Beyond the Tailpipe’

LowCVP Conference 2013 Review – ‘Beyond the Tailpipe’

LowCVP-Beyond-the-Tailpipe-Conference-2013.jpgHow do you decide how green a car is? Do you look at its miles per gallon? If so, what about electric cars? - as they don’t have a miles per gallon figure. What about the energy that goes into the manufacture of batteries in hybrids and EVs? 

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Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event – LCV2013, 4-5 September: 10 Reasons to Attend

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event – LCV2013, 4-5 September: 10 Reasons to Attend

caterham-seven-base.jpgThe first public showing of a new Caterham sports car will take place at LCV2013. Find out more below about Caterham and the latest news from other low carbon automotive exhibitors at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event.

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Automotive Cleantech Conference – event highlights

Automotive Cleantech Conference – event highlights

tesla-model-s-road.jpgThe Automotive Cleantech Conference, run by Cleantech Investor, focused on investment opportunities in the low carbon vehicle sector; some of the presentations are summarised below.

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Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2013 Event Review

Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2013 Event Review

cpop-2013-000-jaguar-f-type.jpgThe 2013 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power was packed full of an amazingly diverse range of crazy racing cars, with a grand total of ‘zero’ green cars amongst them, showing that speed, noise and jaw-dropping looks are still the crowd pullers.

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Has the efficiency of cars improved fast enough?

Has the efficiency of cars improved fast enough?

ngmw ford fiesta old and new 000.jpgThe many ways in which cars have improved over the last 40 years was highlighted at the recent Northern Group of Motoring Writers (NGMW) 40th Anniversary event, when various cars spanning this time period were available to drive.

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Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2013

Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2013

nvn-symposium-2013-000.jpgCar dashboards being replaced by iPads and a new UK Advanced Propulsion Centre were two of the ideas highlighted at the 2013 Niche Vehicle Network Symposium which took place on 19 March at the Heritage Centre at Gaydon.

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