New BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Plus: 72.4mpg, 99g/km CO2; 134.5mpg Plug-in Hybrid BMW 330e to followMay 7, 2015
BMW 3 Series Saloon and Touring models are receiving new engines, including the three-cylinder 318i, the 326hp 340i, the 99g/km 320dED and the 335d with 630Nm of torque.
A Peugeot 208 1.6-litre BlueHDi 100 S&S has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, with 1,337.19 miles covered on 9.45 gallons of diesel, with an average fuel consumption of 141.2 mpg.
The Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine delivers 49g/km CO2, 134.5mpg, up to 26 miles pure electric range, combined 407hp, 640 Nm, and 0-62mph in 5.6 seconds – all in a 7-seat luxury SUV.
The revised BMW 1 Series range is here, with the eco-champion being the 116d EfficientDynamics Plus model with 83.1mpg and 89g/km CO2.
The all-new Honda HR-V will be capable of 71mpg, with emissions of 104g/km CO2, when fitted with the 118bhp 1.6 litre i-DTEC diesel and six-speed manual transmission (with 16-inch wheels).
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and Cenex will jointly hold the second LCV Networking Dinner on Wednesday 9 September 2015 at a new, bigger venue.
The Audi prologue allroad design concept, with plug-in hybrid technology and quattro all-wheel drive, delivers 900Nm of system torque as well as 117mpg on the NEDC cycle.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced a call for nominations from organisations that have made a real difference in the area of low carbon road transport, but you need to enter quickly, as the deadline for nominations is Friday 15 May 2015.
The BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid offers an official economy figure of 85.6mpg, 77g/km CO2 emissions, 313hp and 450Nm torque, along with all-wheel-drive.
The journey from being interested in electric cars to being converted to electric car drivers is now complete for many of the participants in My Electric Avenue’s trials.