February 5, 2008
Oil is Running Out
January 23, 2008
Driving it is as straightforward as you would expect. Simply put it in the one forward gear, take off the handbrake, then accelerate, steer and brake. Thats it. And yes it does drive like you would imagine a milk float to drive but perhaps with a bit more fun, acceleration and nippiness.
November 26, 2007
British Sugar has opened the first bioethanol factory in the UK this week, making biofuel from locally-grown sugar beet. The £20 million site which is located in Wissington in Norfolk will produce 70 million litres of ethanol a year from 700,000 tonnes of sugar beet.
November 15, 2007
On 7th November the Waterfront Conference Company, in association with the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, held a conference in London entitled Promoting Low Carbon Vehicles: Policy and Practical Action.
November 2, 2007
Biodiesel-Expo is the largest biofuels event in Europe and the national showcase for all aspects of biodiesel production and usage. This year the event had over 4000 visitors, 110 stands, and was also host to the Biofuels Conference.
November 1, 2007
This Range Rover may not look like the greenest car on the planet and it probably isnt however it is green in one very unique way it uses engine oil made from plants.
October 21, 2007
Driving greenly - its big news. The methods of thrifty driving are fairly well understood: dainty foot on the throttle, think ahead and avoid the brake pedal, get into top gear asap and so on; you can do it pretty easily for a few miles. But whats it like to drive super-economically for hundreds of miles?
August 29, 2007
A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has unveiled a series of initiatives to help reduce its environmental footprint. Measures include switching to biofuel (30% ethanol mix), waste reduction measures, carbon-offsetting unavoidable emissions and promoting environmental awareness to a global audience spanning 150 countries.
July 22, 2007
On the day when a month of rainfall fell in one day in some parts of the UK, resulting in devastating flooding, an event was taking place in Leeds with the aim of encouraging reductions in CO2 from vehicles.
July 7, 2007
Following a recent HMRC review it has been formally announced that users of less than 2500 litres a year of Pure Plant Oil (PPO) fuel will now no longer need to register with Customs and Excise and pay road fuel duty as of the 30th of June.