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Mercedes-Benz E 300 HYBRID drives 1,223 miles from Africa to UK on one tank of fuel

Mercedes-Benz E 300 HYBRID drives 1,223 miles from Africa to UK on one tank of fuel

A standard, British-registered Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID has driven from Africa to the UK non-stop on one tank of fuel.

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Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S to race at the N

Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S to race at the N

aston martin hybrid hydrogen rapide.jpgAston Martin is to race a hybrid hydrogen-powered Rapide S at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month.

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Will the electricity grid cope with the charging of EVs?: Testing project approved

Will the electricity grid cope with the charging of EVs?: Testing project approved

nissan-leaf-recharging.jpgAn innovative project that will aim to provide a solution to the potential impact that the recharging of electric vehicles (EVs) may have on the local electricity network has been approved for Low Carbon Networks funding by Ofgem.

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Nissan TeRRA hydrogen fuel cell SUV concept

Nissan TeRRA hydrogen fuel cell SUV concept

Nissan TeRRAThe Nissan TeRRA concept is a compact SUV powered by a hydrogen fuel cell with three electric motors for four-wheel drive.

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Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche Vehicle R&D programme invites low carbon projects

Niche-vehicle-network.jpgA joint call for collaborative R&D projects under theаNiche Vehicle R&D Programme, withаг900,000 funding, has beenаannounced by Cenex, the Technology Strategy Board and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

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Mazda at the Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda at the Tokyo Motor Show

mazda-takeri.jpgThe new Mazda TAKERI and CX-5, both with SKYACTIV technologies, will be on display at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show.

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UK’s first hydrogen vehicle refuelling station opens

UK’s first hydrogen vehicle refuelling station opens

honda-fcx-clarity-refuelling.jpgThe UK’s first open access hydrogen vehicle refuelling station has been officially opened at Honda’s manufacturing facility in Swindon.

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BMW to use engine heat losses to gain 10-15% fuel economy

BMW to use engine heat losses to gain 10-15% fuel economy

bmw-heat-recovery.jpgAs the next stage in making conventional engines more efficient, BMW is looking to recover and reuse heat energy lost through the exhaust and that absorbed by the engine cooling system.

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Mazda SKYACTIV technology

Mazda SKYACTIV technology

mazda-skyactiv-f.jpgMazda may not have been a leader in the area of green cars over recent years, but all that is about to change with the company’s new SKYACTIV technology, which is set to appear on the new Mazda CX-5.

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Launch of facility to build world’s greenest supercar engine

Launch of facility to build world’s greenest supercar engine

ricardo-engine-f.jpgThe McLaren V8 twin-turbo engine – the world’s greenest supercar engine – will be produced at Ricardo’s new High Performance Assembly Facility, which was formally declared open today.

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