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Renault’s drive for clean school air

Renault's drive for clean school air

More than half of drivers would be willing to take a different route on their regular commute, if it meant avoiding and reducing congestion outside schools, claims new data. This congestion, which leads to vehicles sitting with their engines running (also known as idling), is a key contributor to poor …

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Toyota takes to the seas to support the fuel of the future

Energy Observer hydrogen boat and a Toyota Mirai

Energy Observer, the first world’s hydrogen vessel and supported by Toyota, has docked in London as part of its six-year global tour. Having sailed 18,000 emission free nautical miles since leaving St Malo, France, in 2017, the floating laboratory will be based under Tower Bridge, London, from October 5-13, accompanied …

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UPS leads the charge with these cute electric vans

UPS electric vans

Logistics giant UPS is teaming up with UK technology firm ARRIVAL to trial a fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles in London and Paris. Looking like something out of a sci-fi movie, the lightweight, zero emission vans will have a range of 150 miles. They will also come equipped with …

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Unique electric classic Mini revealed

One-off 100% electric classic Mini

BMW-owned MINI has gone back to the future, unveiling a one-off electric version of the iconic Mini. The classic Mini is the world’s most recognisable city car, with more than five million sold between 1959 and 2000. Now engineers at the Oxford-based manufacturer have transported a classic model into the …

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Brits switched on to electric cars

All-electrric Nissan Leaf

More than half of British motorists expect their main car to be electric within the next five years, according to a new survey. The poll of 1,000 car owners was conducted to mark the launch of new website Total EV. The survey revealed: 51% of British motorists expect to buy …

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Hyundai offers glimpse of a hydrogen future

Hyundai Motor's Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV

Hyundai has given a sneak preview of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch in early 2018. The near-production-ready version of the yet-to-be-named model was exhibited at a special preview event held in Seoul. FCEVs (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles) are zero-emission vehicles, emitting …

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Toyota Mirai review

Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car

We test the Toyota Mirai – a pioneering zero-emission car of the future… that’s here now. Toyota led the march of the hybrids when it launched the first generation Prius in 1997. It took until 2000 before it went on sale in the UK and the rest is history. Hybrids, …

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Mahindra e2o electric car launches

Mahindra e2o electric car

Indian manufacturer Mahindra has launched its e2o electric car in the UK, priced from £12.995. The successor to the G-Wiz is more expensive than the Renault Twizy, which starts at £6,895, but undercuts the cheapeast mainstream car which is the £18,445 Renault Zoe. “Designed specifically for easy urban commuting”, the …

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Fuel of the future

Solar-powered hydrogen refuellling at Swindon

Zero-emission motoring moves a step closer as UK gears up for hydrogen fuel cell cars. With the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicles (FCV) hydrogen fuel about to his the roads and plans for a network of refuelling stations, the UK is getting set for the next big thing. FCVs have …

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