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Speed-limited Transit Lowers Costs And Emissions

Speed-limited Transit Lowers Costs And Emissions

Ford is showing fleet operators how a road speed limiter can reduce their carbon footprint.

 

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New Vivaro and Movano are biofuelled for the future

New Vivaro and Movano are biofuelled for the future

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.

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Commercial vehicles go green

Commercial vehicles go green

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.

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Audi Cross Coupe quattro

Audi Cross Coupe quattro

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 Audi’s approach in this area.

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New Mini Cooper D achieves over 64mpg

New Mini Cooper D achieves over 64mpg

Mini One also benefits from a significant improvement in both fuel consumption and emissions over the outgoing model. 49.6mpg is achievable from the One’s new 1.4-litre unit, compared to 41.5mpg from its predecessor.

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Whizzgo expands its Citroen fleet for innovative new Camden schemes

Whizzgo expands its Citroen fleet for innovative new Camden schemes

Citroën C8 large MPVs and Berlingo Multispace mini-MPVs are now being specified for the very first time by WhizzGo, one of the UK’s foremost car club operators.

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No shame in green profits, Sir Richard Branson tells Saab

No shame in green profits, Sir Richard Branson tells Saab

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.

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Government backs new campaign to slash CO2 emissions

Government backs new campaign to slash CO2 emissions

As the world’s 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.

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Future fuels: 69% of vehicles will still run on petrol in 2015

Future fuels: 69% of vehicles will still run on petrol in 2015

mitsubishi-asx-009-f.jpgIn 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.

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Cenex to host Naturally Gas Conference and Exhibition

Cenex to host Naturally Gas Conference and Exhibition

Cenex, the UK’s 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.

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