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Saab Fuels the Green Budget Debate

Saab Fuels the Green Budget Debate

Prior to Wednesday’s Budget Saab Great Britain unveiled a ‘BioPower Budget’ detailing the measures it would like to see the UK Government take in the Budget to boost the use of bioethanol E85 and reduce Britain’s CO2 output from road transport.

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ETA Green Car Awards

ETA Green Car Awards

The Honda Civic Hybrid won the top award for the second year running at the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) 2007 Car Buyers’ Guide Awards, winning the overall award as well as the award in its own Small Family Car category.

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Car Industry giving mixed messages on green taxes

Car Industry giving mixed messages on green taxes

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has issued a warning to the Chancellor ahead of the budget on 21st March, not to increase the regulatory and tax burden on UK car manufactures and component suppliers amidst fears of higher costs and threats from emerging markets.

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Low carbon fuels key part of proposed climate change bill

Low carbon fuels key part of proposed climate change bill

Today Britain became the first country to announce plans to set a “legally binding” target to cut carbon emissions by 60% by 2050. And investment in low carbon fuels was highlighted as a key element of the strategy towards developing a low-carbon economy.

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Ford set to extend FFV range

Ford set to extend FFV range

Ford has announced that it is to more than double the number of flex fuel models offered in Europe in 2008. Ford currently offers the Focus and C-Max with a Flex Fuel option in 11 European countries including the UK.

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Cenex to support Modec with the early adoption of electric commercial vehicles

Cenex to support Modec with the early adoption of electric commercial vehicles

Cenex, the UK’s national centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, has announced a project to support Modec, which designs, develops and produces electric commercial vehicles, at the launch of its brand new innovative electric van range.

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Launch of the Modec electric urban delivery vehicle

Launch of the Modec electric urban delivery vehicle

Green-Car-Guide.com is what it says on the tin – a guide to green cars. That means we don’t ‘do’ commercial vehicles. Until now.

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Toyota say they are a step closer to zero emissions with the Hybrid X Concept

Toyota say they are a step closer to zero emissions with the Hybrid X Concept

Toyota is presenting a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show with the revealing of Hybrid X.

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Green fuels to save 1 million tonnes of carbon per year

Green fuels to save 1 million tonnes of carbon per year

A consultation on the carbon-reducing Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), and how it will operate has been launched by Transport Minister Dr Stephen Ladyman.

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Eden’s Sexy Green Car Show

Eden’s Sexy Green Car Show

Leading carmakers from around the globe are gearing up to exhibit at The Sexy Green Car Show at the Eden Project in Cornwall, home to the biggest greenhouses on earth, from March 30 to April 15 2007.

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