1.5 million people expected to sign on-line petition against Government Road Pricing Plans but leading to no change?February 10, 2007
Promises from Ministers to listen to the expected 1.5 million signatories of the anti road pricing petition and debate the issue sensibly have been exposed as a total sham.
As part of its wider programme of activities, the Energy Efficient Motorsport Programme (EEMS) has launched its new EEMS Campaign Partner Initiative.
The worlds first horizontally-opposed turbo diesel engine promising to offer exceptional refinement and smoothness makes its debut at the 77th Geneva International Motor Show in March on the Subaru stand.
Company car drivers are positively doing their bit for the environment according to new figures released by Lex, the UKs leading contract hire and leasing company.
The European Commission has announced its proposals for limiting average new car CO2 emissions to 130 grams per km by 2012. Complementary measures - including biofuels, improved tyres and air conditioning systems - will be expected to contribute a further emissions cut of up to 10g/km.
Paul Andrews and Bill Meeson, partners in the EEMS-supported Oaktec Honda Insight E85 hybrid rally car project, were delighted with the positive response and possibility of future co-operation when they presented their project to the FIAs Alternative Energies Commission in Paris last week.
In the wake of Gwyneth Dunwoodys savaging of the Department for Transport (DfT) as a terrible picture of failure, the Association of British Drivers (ABD) believes the department needs to change its priorities.
Honda will unveil a hybrid sports car at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and an increase in the supply of Civic Hybrids to the UK.
Lex is warning fleets who buy new generation diesel engines with Exhaust Particulate Filters (EPFs) that they risk reliability problems if they dont heed manufacturer operating recommendations.