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Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2013

Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2013

nvn-symposium-2013-000.jpgCar dashboards being replaced by iPads and a new UK Advanced Propulsion Centre were two of the ideas highlighted at the 2013 Niche Vehicle Network Symposium which took place on 19 March at the Heritage Centre at Gaydon.

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Green cars: a review of 2010, and a look forward to 2011

Green cars: a review of 2010, and a look forward to 2011

gcg-xmas-image-2010.jpgGreen-Car-Guide.com would like to wish all of its visitors a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and here

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Green cars outperform the rest of the market

Green cars outperform the rest of the marketLatest data from leading vehicle auctions company, British Car Auctions (BCA), shows that average values for eco- and alternative fuelled cars continue to outperform the rest of the market.

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The average new car now emits just 158g per km of CO2

The average new car now emits just 158g per km of CO2Car manufacturers have cut average new car CO2 emissions by their biggest ever margin, reducing emissions by 3.8% over the first nine months of 2008. The average new car now emits just 158.6g/km, down from 164.9g/km at the end of 2007 and 16.4% down on the 189.8g/km base in 1997.

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Fuel Prices and the Credit Crunch means Less Congestion

Fuel Prices and the Credit Crunch means Less CongestionHigh fuel prices, the credit crunch and the economic slowdown have given motorists a break from congestion, with jams down 12 per cent on 2007, according to Trafficmaster and the RAC Foundation.

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Values of larger, less fuel efficient cars continue to fall

Values of larger, less fuel efficient cars continue to fallValues of larger, less fuel efficient cars continue to fall at above-average rates as growing numbers of UK motorists shift into smaller vehicles in an effort to lower their running costs.

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Green cars command higher prices when sold

Green cars command higher prices when soldGreen cars are commanding higher second-hand prices than other cars, says reports from two separate car auction companies.

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Saab report shows 81% of Brits will be greener in 2008

Saab report shows 81% of Brits will be greener in 200860% of Brits are going green in a bid to save future generations according to a new ‘ECO-nomics’ report commissioned by Saab.

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We’re still driving more miles, we don’t like buses, but train usage is up

We’re still driving more miles, we don’t like buses, but train usage is upWe’re just as car dependent today as we were in the early 1990s according to a new research paper released by the RAC Foundation.
The study finds that those using public transport in the early 1990s are the only ones who have used it more since. People who have never used a bus have not been persuaded to give it a go. The number of people driving a car has risen steadily over this time and the number of frequent car drivers is also on the increase.

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Green cars are the fastest growing car sector

Green cars are the fastest growing car sectorHonda reports that sales of hybrid cars in the UK have doubled in the last 12 months – making cleaner cars the fastest growing sector in the industry.

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