Cenex LCV2015, the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community, has announced its seminar programme, the largest and most comprehensive to date, which will include more than 100 presenters.
The electric Renault ZOE and Twizy now have updated the trim levels, at the same time as introducing a new longer-range motor to the ZOE (available from £13,445), resulting in a 149-mile NEDC range.
The new BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon & Touring has fuel economy of up to 70.6mpg and emissions of just 104g/km CO2, as well as sitting in VED Band B and having a BIK tax of just 19 per cent.
In the July 2015 Budget the Chancellor announced a new vehicle excise duty (VED) banding system for cars registered on or after 1 April 2017 where there will be a flat standard rate of £140 except for cars emitting 0g/km CO2.
A Honda Civic Tourer has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars)’, recording an average 100.31 miles per gallon over 8,387 miles, in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU countries.
Over 10,000 Nissan LEAFs have now been sold in the UK since the launch of the pure electric vehicle in 2011.
Beating Spirit Editor Paul Clarke teamed up with comedian Miles Jupp to present the BusinessGreen Car of the Year Award 2015, with the winner being… the Volkswagen Golf GTE.
The Government has confirmed that the current structure of the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant will end this year, coinciding with the sale of the 50,000th electric vehicle (EV) or the end of the budget period, whichever comes first.
BBC One’s new primetime drama The Interceptor is the first large-scale production to pioneer the use of electric cars.
The new MINI Clubman gains four, rather than three, side doors; it offers more space; and is available as a MINI Cooper Clubman, MINI Cooper D Clubman or MINI Cooper S Clubman.