Sustainability

GM could re-enter European market with EV-only models
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News

GM could re-enter European market with EV-only models

Investment in EVs could mean a return to Europe for GM brands such as Cadillac and Chevrolet
16 May 2022
New Green NCAP emissions ratings cast doubt on electric cars’ green credentials
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News

New Green NCAP emissions ratings cast doubt on electric cars’ green credentials

New ratings comparing whole life car emissions show little difference between many electric and internal combustion engined cars
21 Apr 2022
What are non-exhaust emissions from cars?
Non-exhaust emissions tyre smoke
Sustainability

What are non-exhaust emissions from cars?

Why tyre dust, brake particles and road wear can be a significant source of pollution, and how you can reduce these non-exhaust emissions from your ca…
22 Mar 2022
What are alternative fuel vehicles?
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Sustainability

What are alternative fuel vehicles?

We explore the types of ‘alternative fuels’ used to power cars including hydrogen fuel cells, LPG, CNG, electricity and others
22 Mar 2022
Reduced speed limits and car free Sundays mooted in plan to save fuel
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Sustainability

Reduced speed limits and car free Sundays mooted in plan to save fuel

International Energy Agency launches a 10-point plan to save 2.7 million barrels of oil a day
18 Mar 2022
Electric car particulate pollution myths busted by RAC report
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Sustainability

Electric car particulate pollution myths busted by RAC report

A new report casts doubt on claims that EV tyres and brakes produce more particulates than those of petrol and diesel cars
18 Mar 2022
Jaguar launches portable power pack using recycled I-Pace batteries 
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Jaguar

Jaguar launches portable power pack using recycled I-Pace batteries 

JLR has collaborated with Off Grid Energy to produce a portable energy station using decommissioned batteries from its I-Pace electric car
15 Mar 2022

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Mercedes electric car battery recycling plant plan revealed
Mercedes electric car battery recycling plant
Mercedes

Mercedes electric car battery recycling plant plan revealed

A new Mercedes pilot plant in Germany will aim to recover precious metals from batteries
11 Mar 2022
Buying a new car - your complete guide
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Tips & advice

Buying a new car - your complete guide

Our top tips for buying a new car from dealers, online brokers, car supermarkets and the questions you should be asking
28 Feb 2022
Car recycling: how much of your old car is reused?
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Sustainability

Car recycling: how much of your old car is reused?

Legislation dictates that 95 percent of a car has to be recycled when it's scrapped; we follow the high-tech process...
28 Feb 2022
Audi approves V6 diesels for use with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil 
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Audi

Audi approves V6 diesels for use with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil 

Renewable HVO fuel reduces CO2 in some Audi models by up to 95 per cent compared with fossil diesel
24 Feb 2022
Polestar Project 0 to be completely carbon neutral
Polestar 0 Project
Polestar

Polestar Project 0 to be completely carbon neutral

Collaboration announces key suppliers for totally climate-neutral Polestar Project 0 car coming early next decade
24 Feb 2022
ULEZ should be replaced with smarter incentives, London Assembly told
ULEZ
News

ULEZ should be replaced with smarter incentives, London Assembly told

Air pollution expert suggests paying people to choose greener transport options rather than charging drivers
23 Feb 2022
Corn-based ethanol biofuel is less eco-friendly than petrol
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News

Corn-based ethanol biofuel is less eco-friendly than petrol

A study from the US suggests mixing corn-based ethanol into petrol to make biofuel may not be as environmentally friendly as previously thought
22 Feb 2022
What are biofuels?
Fuel pump
Tips & advice

What are biofuels?

What are biofuels? And what role could they play in the future of cars and motoring?
31 Jan 2022
Hydrogen fuel cells: do hydrogen cars have a future?
Selection of hydrogen cars
Electric cars

Hydrogen fuel cells: do hydrogen cars have a future?

With sales of electric vehicles increasing, do hydrogen fuel cell cars have a future on our roads?
31 Jan 2022
Zero-emission emergency: The fire brigade that's switching to Tesla
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Tesla Model 3

Zero-emission emergency: The fire brigade that's switching to Tesla

We speak to the fire brigade looking to adopt Teslas across their flees and find out the challenges and opportunities of EV emergency vehicles
29 Dec 2021
E10 petrol explained: checker tool, UK prices and is it OK for your car?
Petrol pump
News

E10 petrol explained: checker tool, UK prices and is it OK for your car?

What is E10 fuel and will your car run on it? Here’s everything you need to know about E10...
14 Dec 2021
Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?
Diesel smog, haze, pollution
Tips & advice

Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?

Since their introduction in 2015, Euro 6 standards for exhaust emissions have had a big impact but what are they?
26 Nov 2021
Sustainable luxury: Bentley’s innovative approach to going green
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Bentley

Sustainable luxury: Bentley’s innovative approach to going green

As Bentley launches a Flying Spur Hybrid, we visit the firm’s Crewe HQ to see how the luxury car maker is becoming more eco-friendly
8 Nov 2021
London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained
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News

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained

The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge has come into force. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected
25 Oct 2021
Stellantis readies hydrogen fuel Peugeot e-Expert and Citroen e-Dispatch vans
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News

Stellantis readies hydrogen fuel Peugeot e-Expert and Citroen e-Dispatch vans

The technology will hit the French and German markets at the end of 2021, offering a range of around 250 miles and rapid refueling times
20 Oct 2021
EV36Zero and Nissan’s road to carbon neutrality
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EV36Zero and Nissan’s road to carbon neutrality

How the EV36Zero hub in Sunderland is set to take Nissan a step closer to its sustainability goals
30 Sep 2021
UK fleet average carbon emissions down 11.8 per cent as EV take-up increases
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News

UK fleet average carbon emissions down 11.8 per cent as EV take-up increases

Sustainability improves across the automotive sector in spite of the pandemic’s hit to turnover
17 Sep 2021
What are synthetic fuels? efuels explained
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Tips & advice

What are synthetic fuels? efuels explained

Combustion engines could be viable in a fossil-fuel-free future thanks to new synthetic fuel tech. We explain how...
10 Sep 2021
New BMW i Vision Circular concept showcases brand’s view of a sustainable future
BMW i Vision Circular - Munich front
BMW

New BMW i Vision Circular concept showcases brand’s view of a sustainable future

The new BMW i Vision Circular concept is a vision of a 2040 hatchback made entirely from recycled and recyclable materials
6 Sep 2021
‘The sub-£20k new car could vanish under Euro 7 eco rules’
Opinion - Skoda Fabia
Opinion

‘The sub-£20k new car could vanish under Euro 7 eco rules’

Deputy editor John McIlroy thinks Euro 7 proposals could make new small cars significantly more expensive
26 Aug 2021
New Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition launched with raft of sustainable materials
Bentley Flying Spur Odyssean Edition - front
Bentley Flying Spur

New Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition launched with raft of sustainable materials

The new Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition offers sustainable materials, 536bhp and 25 miles of electric range
29 Jul 2021
Best electric scooters 2021
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Product group tests

Best electric scooters 2021

We test the top electric scooters to see which is best for range, price, riding experience and more
16 Jul 2021
Commuter Cup: Citroen Ami vs Silence Scooter vs Volkswagen up!
Commuter Cup: Citroen Ami vs Scooter vs Volkswagen up!
Features

Commuter Cup: Citroen Ami vs Silence Scooter vs Volkswagen up!

Bike, car or Citroen Ami? We find the best tool for commuting in London
9 Jun 2021
“Electric cars have zero emissions, but we must consider how we generate electricity for them”
Opinion
Opinion

“Electric cars have zero emissions, but we must consider how we generate electricity for them”

Widespread adoption of electric vehicles can be good for the environment and for the UK’s economy, but former Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer thinks they…
7 Apr 2021
Drivers who give up cars given council cash to buy bicycles
News

Drivers who give up cars given council cash to buy bicycles

Expansion of mobility credit scheme in Coventry sees those who stop driving given £1,500 towards a new bicycle
2 Feb 2021
2030 petrol and diesel ban: what is it and which cars are affected?
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News

2030 petrol and diesel ban: what is it and which cars are affected?

New conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned from sale in the UK from 2030 - here’s everything you need to know
11 Dec 2020
“Car clubs provide friendship, expertise and enthusiasm”
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Opinion

“Car clubs provide friendship, expertise and enthusiasm”

After spending time with the Fiat 500 Club, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler hopes car clubs continue to thrive
3 Dec 2020