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1.5 million people expected to sign on-line petition against Government Road Pricing Plans but leading to no change?

1.5 million people expected to sign on-line petition against Government Road Pricing Plans but leading to no change?

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.

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Launch of EEMS Campaign Partner Initiative

Launch of EEMS Campaign Partner Initiative

As part of its wider programme of activities, the Energy Efficient Motorsport Programme (EEMS) has launched its new EEMS Campaign Partner Initiative.

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VW Polo Bluemotion to arrive in UK

VW Polo Bluemotion to arrive in UKBlueMotion represents the most efficient and economical vehicle in each of Volkswagen’s car ranges.

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Subaru boxer turbo diesel premiere at Geneva

Subaru boxer turbo diesel premiere at Geneva

The world’s 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.

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Lex company car drivers reduce annual carbon emissions faster than retail motorists

Lex company car drivers reduce annual carbon emissions faster than retail motorists

Company car drivers are positively doing their bit for the environment according to new figures released by Lex, the UK’s leading contract hire and leasing company.

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European Commission publish proposals for limiting car emissions

European Commission publish proposals for limiting car emissions

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.

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FIA responds positively to the EEMS-supported Oaktec hybrid rally car project

FIA responds positively to the EEMS-supported Oaktec hybrid rally car project

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 FIA’s Alternative Energies Commission in Paris last week.

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Time for the DfT to be pro-transport rather than anti-car

Time for the DfT to be pro-transport rather than anti-car

In the wake of Gwyneth Dunwoody’s 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.

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Honda commits to hybrid future with new concept

Honda commits to hybrid future with new concept

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.

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Dangers of exhaust particulate filters clogging up

Dangers of exhaust particulate filters clogging up

Lex is warning fleets who buy new generation diesel engines with Exhaust Particulate Filters (EPFs) that they risk reliability problems if they don’t heed manufacturer operating recommendations.

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