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UK motorists could saveUK car manufacturers and dealers must do more to publicise the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they sell, a leading environmental body has demanded as the British Motor Show starts.

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Green Cars at the British International Motor Show

Green Cars at the British International Motor Show

The British International Motor Show opens to the public this week on 23 July. Green-Car-Guide will be covering everything you need to know with a special feature, however in the meantime here’s a preview of some of the green cars on show.

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Citroen revives LPG with Nemo dual fuel van

Citroen revives LPG with Nemo dual fuel van

Citroen NemoWith an average price of 58p per litre, LPG is half the price of petrol (119p per litre) and about 40 per cent the cost of diesel (132p per litre). In addition, certain LPG vehicles will now continue to be exempt from the London Congestion charge.

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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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Chancellor scraps proposed 2p per litre rise in fuel duty from October

Chancellor scraps proposed 2p per litre rise in fuel duty from OctoberMotoring bodies have reacted favourably to the Chancellor’s announcement to scrap the planned October 2p fuel duty rise, but they say more needs to be done.

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Iveco diesel-electric hybrid van

Iveco diesel-electric hybrid van

Iveco diesel-electric hybrid vansIveco is trialling ten diesel-electric hybrid Daily vans that promise to offer fuel savings of up to 30 per cent in urban environments.

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A family sized electric car

A family sized electric car

NICE Ze-OAn electric car for the family is being unveiled at the British International Motor Show. The NICE Ze-O will cost just £14,000 and will be available in the UK later this year.

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Government aims for 130g per km CO2 average for new cars

Government aims for 130g per km CO2 average for new carsTransport Secretary Ruth Kelly has launched a consultation on European Commission proposals to introduce compulsory CO2 targets for new cars.

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Gordon Brown urges drivers to switch to electric cars

Gordon Brown urges drivers to switch to electric cars

Gordon Brown says that by 2020 he wants all new cars sold in Britain to be electric or hybrid vehicles producing less than 100 g/km of CO2.

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London Congestion Charge proposals scrapped

London Congestion Charge proposals scrappedThe long talked-about changes to the London Congestion Charge have been scrapped by new Mayor Boris Johnson.

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