Beatingspirit.com

Menu

About Green Cars

Beating Spirit to Low Emission Cars

Beating Spirit to Low Emission Cars

The Nissan Leaf is a classic example of a low emission car Low emission cars is a term that refers to automobiles that emit less carbon dioxide (CO2) and other emissions such as particulates than the average car – but is that the correct basis on which to judge what is a low emission car?

Read more

Hybrid Vans

Hybrid Vans

Hybrid vanHybrid vans should make complete sense for stop-start urban deliveries, but they don’t have a high profile like hybrid cars, so do hybrid vans exist? The Beating Spirit expert lowdown on environmentally responsible vans.

Read more

Hybrid cars and their running costs explained

Hybrid cars and their running costs explained

toyota-prius-plug-in-000.jpgHybrid cars are advertised as being able to save money for motorists, but is that really the case?

Read more

Link between CO2 emissions and fuel consumption

Link between CO2 emissions and fuel consumption

uk-car-factory-co2-down-300x170.jpgCO2 emissions and fuel consumption figures are linked, here are the equivalent petrol and diesel figures relative to CO2.

Read more

New car, tidy the garage

New car, tidy the garage

car-in-garage-swiftcover.jpgThere’s an old joke about tidying your garage: Make three piles – things you definitely need, things you might need and things you don’t need – then throw them all away. 

Read more

What is the most economical car?

What is the most economical car?

vauxhall-ampera-004-f.jpgPetrol and diesel prices might be rising, but there are lots of cars that can manage 60mpg, 70mpg, or even more.

Read more

Honda hybrid cars – combining performance and efficiency

Honda hybrid cars – combining performance and efficiency

Oaktec Honda Insight Hybrid Rally Car-f.jpgMotorists may appreciate that Honda hybrid cars offer low running costs, but what many people may not know is that a Honda hybrid car has won a series of rallies as well as winning a fuel economy competition.

Read more

Honda Hybrid Cars

Honda Hybrid Cars

Honda-CR-Z-001-f.jpgHonda has a range of hybrid cars, but how does a hybrid car work, is a hybrid car really more economical, and which is the most fun Honda hybrid car?

Read more

Electric vehicles have lower carbon footprints than normal cars

Electric vehicles have lower carbon footprints than normal cars

low-cvp-logo-edit-f.jpgElectric and hybrid cars create more carbon emissions during their production than standard vehicles – but are still greener overall, according to a new report.

Read more

How to Save Money by Greener Driving

How to Save Money by Greener Driving

mitsubishi-asx-009-f.jpgThis guide shows you how to save money, especially on petrol and diesel, by greener driving, in the areas of buying, driving, running, and lifestyle.

Read more