The Toyota Prius is the top-ranked individual model together with the Lexus IS - in the 2007 J.D. Power and Associates customer satisfaction study.
Figures from the Society of Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that consumers are starting to prioritise lower CO2 emissions when buying new cars.
Audi is set to introduce a low CO2 A3 in September. The 1.9 TDIe features a reworked version of the current 1.9 litre engine, producing 105 bhp. In order to maximise fuel efficiency 3rd, 4th and 5th gear ratios have been extended whilst a gear change indicator systems prompts drivers to drive efficiently.
Information from the recent 'Low Emission Vehicles in London' event
A new technology has been launched that calculates the true emissions of a moving vehicle, reporting the level and composition of its pollutants.
Citroën and Peugeot have produced their first SUVs with a bit of help from Mitsubishi. The Citroën C-Crosser and the Peugeot 4007 are based on the mechanically identical Mitsubishi Outlander.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) has made the following comments about the Budget, and the response suggests that Mr Brown is not genuine about encouraging the increased take-up of green cars...
An increase in fuel duty rates of 2 pence per litre (ppl) from 1 October 2007, and increases in the next two years of 2ppl and 1.84ppl respectively
Gordon Brown yesterday announced a 30% cut in vehicle excise duty (VED) for cars which emit the least pollution.