About Green Cars
Cars have been steadily advancing for over a hundred years and are now more efficient, more manoeuvrable and safer than ever before, but what does the future of the automotive industry hold?
For those of us who want to make driving as environmentally friendly as possible, hybrid cars can seem like a great idea, but there’s one problem with investing in them, and it’s a big one: they’re often very expensive.
Now that spring is nearing its close and the weather is getting warmer, it’s the perfect time for sprucing up your car.
Vehicle manufacturers and motorists have had to adjust to Euro 6; the diesel engine emissions legislation that was introduced by the European Commission on September 1st 2015 which aimed to make vehicles cleaner. Find out more…
Eco-friendly cars are the future, but they’re also here today, with most car manufacturers building full-electric or petrol-electric hybrid cars.
Rear-wheel drive cars have a lot to recommend them including pure handling and enhanced power delivery. There are many car aficionadas who would like to fill their garages with them, never allowing a front-wheel alternative to grace their driveway and mar their enjoyment.
Due to fantastic innovation and motorists that are becoming increasingly more eco-conscious, the hybrid car market has skyrocketed in recent years. Now, practically every major manufacturer has at least one hybrid available and has a team working hard to develop new technologies that will revolutionise the automotive industry.
Often, the greatest outlay associated with owning a car is not its purchase price, but how much it costs to run. If you were to add up the amount you spend on fuel, servicing, insurance, road tax, and so on over your vehicle’s lifetime, it would certainly outweigh your initial spend, which is why those who are on a tight budget need to analyse potential running expenses with an eagle-eyed gaze.
The Ford EcoBoost is a car to get excited about. Going against the grain and proving that greater size doesn’t always equal greater power, it’s contributed to changing the consumer perception of 1-litre cars, making them a viable option for even the most erstwhile motoring aficionada.
The debate of petrol or diesel is a very divisive one in the automotive industry, but recent developments shake up the argument and need to be looked at. Although diesel offers greater fuel economy and lower car tax, the emissions have come under fire and measures are being taken to deter motorists from choosing diesel in a bid to reduce CO2 and NO2 emissions.