From the 1st September 2017, all car manufacturers will begin to test cars in a completely new way to give buyers comprehensive and reliable mpg figures, helping them compare and select the car best suited to the type of driving they do. The new test is called the World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure – WLTP for short.
If you’re looking for a green 4×4, SUV or crossover then check out our reviews, which focus on how economical they are in real life driving, and all serious 4x4s are tested off-road.
Cenex LCV 2017, to be held on 6 and 7 September this year at Millbrook Proving Ground, marks the 10th anniversary of the landmark low carbon vehicle event. Comprising a multi-stream conference, exhibition and ride & drive motor show, the event has attracted growing numbers of delegates over the years.
FISITA, an international network of over 200,000 automotive engineers around the globe, hosted a one-day conference in London this week focused on the future of mobility.
Ultra-low emission vehicles will be an essential component of our future cities, which will see streets turned into greener environments, and London has set out a vision to lead the way.
For the most comprehensive updates about the automotive industry and the future of vehicles, all with a low emission focus, read our unique automotive event reviews.
The 2017 SMMT Open Forum event looked at the future of the automotive industry, and electric, connected, and autonomous vehicles were seen as three of the key areas of change over the coming years.
Jim Farley, president and CEO of Ford EMEA, opened last week’s FT Future of the Car Summit by observing that his company is in the process of transitioning from a car manufacturer to a mobility provider. “That’s easy to say but hard to do when allocating budgets,” he conceded, noting that day-to-day competition remains a top priority.
The question that Green Car Guide gets asked more than any other at the moment is “Should I buy a diesel car?”. Most people assume the answer will be “No, you shouldn’t buy a diesel car”, but the correct answer is “It depends on your driving patterns.”
Here are Green Car Guide’s Top 10 Green Cars at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, including electric, hybrid, hydrogen and ICE powertrains.