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Revisions to electric Renault ZOE and Twizy

Revisions to electric Renault ZOE and Twizy

The electric Renault ZOE and Twizy now have updated the trim levels, at the same time as introducing a new longer-range motor to the ZOE (available from £13,445), resulting in a 149-mile NEDC range.

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BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon & Touring

BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon & Touring

The new BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon & Touring has fuel economy of up to 70.6mpg and emissions of just 104g/km CO2, as well as sitting in VED Band B and having a BIK tax of just 19 per cent.

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2015 Budget VED Changes

2015 Budget VED Changes

In the July 2015 Budget the Chancellor announced a new vehicle excise duty (VED) banding system for cars registered on or after 1 April 2017 where there will be a flat standard rate of £140 except for cars emitting 0g/km CO2.

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Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC sets 100mpg record

Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC sets 100mpg record

Honda Civic Tourer has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars)’, recording an average 100.31 miles per gallon over 8,387 miles, in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU countries.

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Nissan sells 10,000 LEAFs in the UK

Nissan sells 10,000 LEAFs in the UK

Over 10,000 Nissan LEAFs have now been sold in the UK since the launch of the pure electric vehicle in 2011.

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The Green Car of the Year Award 2015 goes to… the Volkswagen Golf GTE

The Green Car of the Year Award 2015 goes to… the Volkswagen Golf GTE

Green Car Guide Editor Paul Clarke teamed up with comedian Miles Jupp to present the BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award 2015, with the winner being… the Volkswagen Golf GTE.

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Government confirms future restructure of UK plug-in car grants mechanism

Government confirms future restructure of UK plug-in car grants mechanism

The Government has confirmed that the current structure of the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant will end this year, coinciding with the sale of the 50,000th electric vehicle (EV) or the end of the budget period, whichever comes first.

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Why BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is electrifying

Why BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is electrifying

BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is the first large-scale production to pioneer the use of electric cars.

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New MINI Clubman achieves up to 68.9mpg

New MINI Clubman achieves up to 68.9mpg

The new MINI Clubman gains four, rather than three, side doors; it offers more space; and is available as a MINI Cooper Clubman, MINI Cooper D Clubman or MINI Cooper S Clubman.

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My Electric Avenue trial participants drive to the moon and back eight times in their Nissan LEAFs

My Electric Avenue trial participants drive to the moon and back eight times in their Nissan LEAFs

My Electric Avenue, a pioneering project examining if local electricity networks can cope with charging a cluster of electric vehicles (EVs) at peak times, has provided a taste of some of its data at this week’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Conference in London.

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