About Green Cars
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The benefits of going green are perfectly demonstrated by the Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC and its official combined economy figure of 78.5mpg, which will save the average motorist many thousands of pounds in fuel bills over the lifetime of the car.
If you want a Ford, and want it to be eco-friendly, then here are our top three recommendations: the Ford Fiesta 1-litre EcoBoost, the Ford Focus Electric, and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi.
A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has stated that Honda and Subaru are two of the safest car manufacturers currently on the road, with the Audi A4, Jeep Patriot, Kia Forte and a number of other cars failing to make the grade.
Last year some of the most economical production cars ever hit the roads. This year, cars that achieve in excess of 60 miles per gallon combined are going to be common. If your vehicle is guzzling fuel, you might want to consider upgrading to a new car that's more economical. Here are some great fully electric and hybrid cars to consider.
Future innovations in car technologies are likely to focus on fuel efficiency and the use of new materials to make the body of the car lighter in weight. Due to concerns over the depletion of oil reserves and carbon emissions, hybrid, electric and fuel-cell vehicles are likely to dominate future markets.
You may think just because you drive a green vehicle you will be exempt from paying London’s Congestion Charge, sadly this is no longer the case.
Germany has delayed the proposed 2020 EU target of 95g/km average CO2 emissions from new cars, putting forward a proposal that will set back the target until 2024.
The New European Drive Cycle (a driving cycle designed to assess the emission levels of car engines and fuel economy in passenger cars) has long been accused of providing figures unrepresentative of real world driving.
What is the future fuel for our cars? Will it end up being a gradual transition from fossil fuels to electricity and hydrogen, or will it end up remaining a combination of all fuel technologies?