Ford is showing fleet operators how a road speed limiter can reduce their carbon footprint.
Vauxhall chose the Commercial Vehicle Show to announce a trial of B30 (30% biodiesel, 70% diesel) with a key UK fleet client. The B30 compatible models use the existing 2.0 CDTI Vivaro and 2.5 CDTI 100 PS and 120 PS Movano engines.
At the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC, for the first time in this sector, almost all the exhibitors were heavily promoting green credentials of new or prototype vehicles.
Audi has unveiled their compact performance SUV concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. Whether you like it or not, car makers see this sector as being the next big thing, and the Cross Coupé quattro shows Audis approach in this area.
Mini One also benefits from a significant improvement in both fuel consumption and emissions over the outgoing model. 49.6mpg is achievable from the Ones new 1.4-litre unit, compared to 41.5mpg from its predecessor.
Citroën C8 large MPVs and Berlingo Multispace mini-MPVs are now being specified for the very first time by WhizzGo, one of the UKs foremost car club operators.
Speaking exclusively to www.saabbiopower.co.uk, Sir Richard Branson has revealed why he is such a staunch supporter of new environmentally-friendly fuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
As the worlds press report about the melting of the great Greenland ice sheet, which has produced a new island off its coast, a major new campaign that aims to help individuals cut their personal CO2 emissions has been backed by Prime Minister Tony Blair and Environment Secretary David Miliband.
In 1998, all European car makers voluntarily agreed to reduce the fleet average of CO2 emissions to 140 g/km by 2008 and 120 g/km by 2012.
Cenex, the UKs first national centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, is hosting a one-day conference and exhibition, Naturally Gas, at Holywell Park, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, on Tuesday 1st May.