January 17, 2017Car manufacturers are announcing new EVs with larger capacity batteries on a regular basis, but can the UK’s local electricity networks cope with charging such vehicles?
January 17, 2017The 2017 Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference confirmed that motorsport is heading for a low emissions future, but that technology will also be a key component.
December 5, 2016Thinking of buying an electric car? A pure electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid or a range-extender? Before you buy, read our reviews of all electric cars on sale in the UK.
November 15, 2016What will be the future role of internal combustion engines as EVs and hydrogen vehicles move in from the margins?
September 19, 2016Green Car Guide’s comprehensive report on Cenex LCV2016 covers a range of the highlights from the content-packed event including the green car technologies that we can expect in the future and the range of support that the UK government is providing for the sector.
September 6, 2016The Ford Focus RS has received universal acclaim as a performance car that can beat much more expensive machinery, but are there greener alternatives? Green Car Guide investigates.
July 13, 2016The LowCVP Conference 2016 looked at a range of issues including a new APC report on the UK’s low carbon automotive capabilities, as well as potential changes for the UK’s low carbon automotive industry after Brexit. At a time when the country was dominated by uncertainty following the EU Referendum, reassurance was provided by a number of speakers including Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP.
June 15, 2016It’s a very, very bad day. We’ve been living with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) for the last six months and today the man from Mitsubishi came and took it away. It’s left a big hole in our lives.
June 14, 2016The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV promises economy of 156.9mpg and a very low 7% Benefit in Kind tax rating for company car drivers – so can it save you money?
May 19, 2016Will there be a significant growth of green cars? Today consumers can choose between cars with petrol, diesel, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric powertrains. However the vast majority of new cars still have either a petrol or a diesel engine, with ‘alternatively-fuelled’ cars representing a very small percentage of sales; will this situation continue, or will the focus turn to the growth of green cars? To answer this question we need to look at some background issues.