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Environmentalists oversee Land Rover CO2 Offset Programme

Environmentalists oversee Land Rover CO2 Offset Programme

Leading international environmental figures from government, business and education have signed up to oversee Land Rover’s industry leading carbon dioxide offset programme.

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Small cars deliver big savings

Small cars deliver big savings

Small car owners lost the least amount of money in terms of depreciation in 2006, according to the latest research from Parker’s 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.

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Wild Photography in Land Rover Competition

Wild Photography in Land Rover Competition

Until Land Rover bring out their planned hybrid models, the company aren’t 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.

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Return your vehicle to its maker – free

Return your vehicle to its maker – free

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).

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Carbon Offsetting Finally Questioned

Carbon Offsetting Finally Questioned

The BBC today reported that the UK government is to set standards for carbon offsetting schemes to bring “greater clarity” to the industry.

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Saab 9-4X BioPower Crossover Concept

Saab 9-4X BioPower Crossover Concept

The Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept, revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, confirms Saab’s 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.”

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Subaru’s Award-Winning Electric Car

Subaru’s Award-Winning Electric Car

Subaru doesn’t get many mentions on Green-Car-Guide, which is a shame as the company has some excellent products – just not very economical ones!

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Avoid higher transport costs with Liftshare

Avoid higher transport costs with Liftshare

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.

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GM Brings the Electric Car Back to Life

GM Brings the Electric Car Back to Life

Last year’s 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.

 

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Brake Energy Regeneration on New BMW 5 Series

Brake Energy Regeneration on New BMW 5 Series

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.

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