March 24, 2013
These are the top 10 Plug-in Electric Cars that are eligible for the UK government's Plug-in Car Grant.
July 29, 2012
The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
boasts impressive fuel economy of 134.5mpg, along with emissions of just 49g/km CO2; these figures are achieved by the ability to plug the hybrid car into the mains to charge the battery.
July 17, 2012
The all-new Volvo V40
is - at last - the companys contender in the vital C-segment hatchback class, and in the case of the D2 it combines low emissions of just 94g/km CO2 and 78.5mpg with an upmarket feel.
May 25, 2012
The Vauxhall Astra GTC 1.7CDTi
looks good, its practical for a coupe, and its capable of 62.8 mpg, but does this diesel engine work in a coupe?
April 24, 2012
To test its low emission 4x4 credentials, we pitched the new Peugeot 508 RXH
diesel-hybrid against the racehorse of footballer Michael Owen so which one won?
April 9, 2012
The Renault Twizy
, which is essentially an electric four-wheeled scooter, felt so much like a go-kart on its launch in Ibiza that it inspired us to take it for a test around an actual go-kart circuit.
March 9, 2012
The new Hyundai i20, which had its world premiere at Geneva, will have the lowest CO2 emissions of any conventional powertrain, at 84 g/km.
November 3, 2011
The BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Saloon has a combined economy figure of 62.8 mpg and emissions of just 119 g/km CO2; surely such supermini-levels of emissions mean that this must be an eco-special with compromises?
July 14, 2011
The 235.4 mpg Vauxhall Ampera is an electric family hatchback, but one with unlimited range thanks to the on-board petrol range-extender.
March 6, 2011
The smart fortwo cdi, capable of 85.6 mpg, is the UKs most economical car, yet the smart fortwo electric drive (ed) doesnt use any fuel at all; so which is best?