With emissions from 137g/km CO2, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain is more efficient than you might imagine – helped by the fact that ‘4×4 estate’ crossover body styles are more aerodynamic than large SUVs.
Toyota has won the Low Carbon Car/Van Manufacturer of the Year Award at the LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards 2016.
Motorists buying or leasing a new electric car, including pure EVs and plug-in hybrids, are invited to become part of the Electric Nation project.
LCV2016, the UK’s leading event for the low carbon vehicle industry, has announced the vehicles that will be available for Ride & Drive on Millbrook’s unique test track facilities.
Delegates at Cenex-LCV2016, the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the low carbon vehicle community, which this year features the ‘UK Pavilion’, will be transported in some of the latest examples of low emission buses.
Audi is to intensify its commitment in Formula E, the world’s first racing series for fully electric race cars. It is planned to incorporate Formula E into a factory-backed motorsport programme as of the 2017/2018 season.
The 2017 Skoda Kodiaq is the brand’s first large SUV and it offers fuel economy of up to 56.5mpg, as well as the option for seven seats and a towing capacity of up to 2.5 tonnes. It will be available from early 2017.
The Kia Optima PHEV, the company’s first plug-in hybrid model, has an official economy figure of 176.6mpg and emissions of 37g/km CO2. It’s priced at £31,495 after taking into account the Government’s £2,500 plug-in car grant.
The Range Rover Sport will soon be available with the new 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine, delivering 45.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 164g/km.
The seminar programme has been announced for next month’s Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event, (LCV2016), which will be held at Millbrook Proving Ground on 14 and 15 September.