The new Porsche 718 Boxster has been unveiled and with its turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine it has a combined fuel consumption figure of 40.9mpg (with PDK transmission) which is 5.1mpg more than the previous model.
The new MINI Clubman ALL4 features all-wheel drive and becomes the brand’s first all-wheel drive model in the C-segment.
There are two new Fiat 500 models promising improved economy, a 1.3-litre MultiJet II 95hp diesel, and a 1.2-litre 69hp ‘Eco’ petrol model.
The Hyundai IONIQ will uniquely be available with a choice of three powertrains: electric; plug-in petrol/electric hybrid; and petrol/electric hybrid.
The all-wheel drive Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept features a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid drive to give a fuel economy figure of 75 MPGe and an electric range of up to 20 miles.
The zero-emission Volkswagen BUDD-e minivan is the first Volkswagen concept car based on the new Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB).
The government has today (17 December 2015) announced a long-term extension to its’ plug-in car grant.
Subaru has been named one of the top car manufacturers for real-life fuel efficiency following independent testing. The tests were carried out to establish how efficient cars are under normal driving compared to their official fuel consumption figures.
The Mazda3 is now available with a 1.5-litre diesel engine which results in the emissions dropping to 99g/km CO2, along with fuel economy improving to 74.3mpg, when matched to the six-speed SKYACTIV-MT manual transmission.
In case you’ve missed the latest developments in the Volkswagen emissions saga, including irregularities in CO2 levels as well as NOx levels, here’s a summary.