Leading international environmental figures from government, business and education have signed up to oversee Land Rovers industry leading carbon dioxide offset programme.
Small car owners lost the least amount of money in terms of depreciation in 2006, according to the latest research from Parkers Car Guides. Nine out of the top 10 cars that saved their owners the most cash in over a year of ownership were small hatchbacks.
Until Land Rover bring out their planned hybrid models, the company arent likely to feature heavily on www.Green-Car-Guide.com, which is a shame, as the company produces some excellent vehicles just not particularly economical ones.
Government regulations which came into effect on 1st January 2007 mean that car owners are entitled to free take-back of their old vehicles, known as End of Life Vehicles (ELVs).
The BBC today reported that the UK government is to set standards for carbon offsetting schemes to bring greater clarity to the industry.
The Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept, revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, confirms Saabs plans to enter the growing Crossover segment with what the company describes as a dynamic, driver-focused vehicle inspired by Scandinavian values in design and respect for the environment.
Subaru doesnt get many mentions on Green-Car-Guide, which is a shame as the company has some excellent products just not very economical ones!
A study carried out on behalf of the BBC has revealed that Britain has higher transport costs than anywhere else in Europe with people spending on average 15% of their disposable income on transport.
Last years film Who killed the electric car? accused GM of the murder, ten years ago, of its EV1 electric vehicle. However the corporation obviously feels it needs to renew its efforts with green cars hence the appearance of the Chevrolet Volt at the Detroit Show.
BMW has announced details of the revised 5 Series Saloon and Touring range - a mid-life refresh programme with new engines and technologies - and the firm claims there is an improvement in economy by up to 25 per cent.