Toyota has developed a new fuel cell hybrid vehicle that travels more than double the distance of its predecessor model, increasing the maximum cruising range from 205 miles to 515 miles.
Over recent years the rising cost of motoring has led growing numbers of consumers to abandon petrol cars in favour of fuel-efficient diesel alternatives.
Almost two thirds of UK motorists say fuel economy is the number one priority when buying a new car according to a new survey by Motorpoint.
At the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours on 14/15 June, the three Audi R10 TDI prototypes entered by Audi Sport Team Joest will race for the first time with the next generation of Biofuel manufactured from Biowaste and promising a reduction in the emission of CO2 by almost 90 per cent when compared with traditional diesel.
Commenting on the economy last week, Bank of England governor Mervyn King said the nice decade is behind us. But in terms of low-cost, sustainable motoring, NICE is very much the way forward.
Newly formed Liberty Electric Cars Ltd is investing £30 million in the re engineering of large luxury cars and 4 x 4s into emission-free, high performance electric vehicles.
The escalating cost of petrol, particularly diesel, is having a major impact on the choice of cars people are buying according to Motorpoint the UKs leading car supermarket.
Fuel prices at record levels are making fleet operators more conscious of the vehicles they choose and how they run them prompting an even greater corporate environmental focus, according to ACFO (Association of Car Fleet Operators) chairman Julie Jenner.