Top 10 Green Car Web LinksNovember 24, 2009
Top 10 Green Car Web Links
These are the top 10 websites that feature useful information relating to green cars. Because these websites feature this information, it means we don’t have to!
1 Road tax rates
Road tax rates keep changing – it’s difficult to keep up with it all. Road tax is also getting more expensive, so it’s pretty important to make sure you know the rates for your car. See road tax rates at:
And remember you can tax your car quickly online at
http://www.taxdisc.direct.gov.uk/EvlPortalApp/ – saving all the pain of queuing at the local post office (if you can find one) – taxing your car online is surely one of the most useful things the government has introduced!
2 Car CO2 emissions data
Find CO2 emissions and mpg data by Vehicle Make or Model for new or used cars at VCACarFuelData.org.uk, the official UK source for Car Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Emissions Figures.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd search facility also provides CO2 data for all cars registered since January 1997.
3 Compare emissions between different modes of travel
Travelfootprint compares the lifecycle environmental impacts of the main methods of passenger travel in the UK. It also allows a detailed emissions comparison of cars available since 2001.
4 London Congestion Charge and LEZ
All about the London Congestion Charge, where the area is, and how much it costs, as well as other features such as a Journey Planner:
And Congestion Charge exemptions:
5 Electric car recharging points
Electric recharging points in London including a map showing all the public-access recharge points in the capital.
All about LPG, how to convert your vehicle, and the official list of refuelling stations around the UK
7 Biodiesel Filing Stations
Places in the UK where people can fill their diesel vehicle with biodiesel
8 Car Clubs
9 Car share
Find someone to car share with
10 Climate change: the facts
Facts and official information on climate change, what you can do, what government is doing, what business is doing
And three other sites you may find interesting…
Driving School Directory
The UK’s First Driving School Directory & Comparison Site
Ashton Hayes Going Carbon Neutral
Aiming to become England’s first carbon neutral village
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