The recent news about Volkswagen cheating emissions tests has thrown the whole issue of vehicle emissions into the spotlight, but there has been much inaccurate and confusing reporting of the whole emissions issue in the media, so here’s a user-friendly guide to vehicle emissions, and what car you should choose – diesel, petrol, or something else.
Can green cars also be fun? We say yes, and here are ten cars that attempt to prove that it’s possible to combine efficiency and driving enjoyment.
Based on its name, it’s fair to assume that the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power is all about Power. However once again this year, the cars that set the fastest times in the Supercars and Track Day Cars Class were the most efficient cars, not the most powerful.
A Green Car Guide visitor recently took Volkswagen to court for publishing that the Golf BlueMotion achieves 88.3mpg, but in real life, under simulated NEDC tests, the car consistently averaged only 61mpg.
Tesla barely existed ten years ago, yet the company is currently selling its amazing Model S electric super-saloon in the UK, and you can now buy one from the new Tesla store in Knutsford. If you’ve not visited a Tesla store yet, here are our top ten reasons why you should do so.
Motorsport can help the car industry reduce emissions, and the recently-launched Advanced Propulsion Centre can help make this happen. This was one of the main messages at the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) International Low Carbon Racing Conference 2015 which took place at Autosport International on 7 January.
BMW has won the Green Car Guide Greenest Manufacturer of the Year Award 2014, for the efforts that the company has made with its mainstream models, but particularly with the i sub-brand.
Green Car Guide exists to report on cars that are great to drive and that also demonstrate class-leading efficiency. Over the last year we’ve reviewed a wide range of models to see if they meet this criteria; these are the Green Car Guide Top 10 Green Cars for 2014.
Hydrogen is the perfect fuel – in theory – as hydrogen cars emit only water, however hydrogen cars have been ’10 years away’ for the last 10 years at least; but with the latest developments by manufacturers such as Honda, are they now a more viable proposition for the average motorist?
Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event 2014 included the latest low carbon vehicles; a conference about industry developments; and an exhibition of suppliers of low carbon technology: read our review and watch Robert Llewellyn’s video…