A Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi has won the 2013 ALD Automotive/Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon, achieving 88.69mpg over the 339.3-mile course. However it was another Ford, a Fiesta Sport Van, which achieved the best score, of 108.82mpg.
The European Parliament's Environment Committee has voted to adopt proposals to set an indicative 2025 target of CO2 emissions from new cars of 68-75g CO2/km, or 106mpg.
The all-new Range Rover Sport has a weight saving of up to 420kg, fuel consumption cut by up to 24 percent, and a hybrid model will be arriving with emissions of just 169g/km CO2.
The all-new MINI Paceman is available with two diesel and two petrol engines, offering up to 64.2mpg fuel economy and 115g/km emissions.
Goodyear is launching an EfficientGrip SUV Tyre specially designed for Sports Utility Vehicles that offers both grip and low rolling resistance.
The average new car now achieves 52.5 mpg, according to figures for November from the SMMT.
A smart fortwo CDI driven by Mick Linford has achieved 99.24 mpg in the 2011 ALD Automotive Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon.
A Skoda Fabia GreenLine has completed 1,246 miles on a single 45-litre tank of fuel, equating to an average fuel consumption of 127.8 mpg.
Two teams from the UK are preparing to enter cars in the Shell European Eco-marathon, with the aim of beating last year
The bets are on for an entrant to achieve 100 mpg at the 2010 ALD Automotive/TOTAL ECO 10 MPG Marathon.