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Natural gas-powered Audi A3 g-tron lands in Germany

Natural gas-powered Audi A3 g-tron lands in Germany

An Audi A3 equipped to provide the most environmentally friendly form of long-distance mobility will soon be taking to the roads. The A3 Sportback g-tron can be powered by ultra-clean Audi e-gas produced using green electricity, or by compressed natural gas, both of which are available to drivers in Germany, where advance sales of the car have just begun.

Renault makes electric ZOE even more attractive

Renault makes electric ZOE even more attractive

Renault’s flagship electric vehicle, ZOE, has already made quite a splash since it hit the UK’s streets last June. Now, on the back of the Government’s exciting Go Ultra Low campaign Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer is going to be sparking even more interest in its striking supermini with a series of customer and marketing initiatives.

Nissan introduces revolutionary electric vehicle ownership scheme

Nissan introduces revolutionary electric vehicle ownership scheme

Nissan has listened to its growing LEAF customer base and is introducing a comprehensive customer commitment to dramatically improve the ownership experience of a Nissan LEAF.

The new BMW i3 - born to be electric

The new BMW i3 - born to be electric

Today heralds a new era of premium car ownership with the launch of the all-new BMW i3. This revolutionary car offers zero emissions in a premium car package, yet at an affordable price.

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV start of sales in Europe

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV start of sales in Europe

Mitsubishi starts retail sales of its pioneering Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (or “PHEV”) with the first units reaching The Netherlands – the designated launch country in Europe - after production commenced late August at MMC’s Okazaki plant, near Nagoya.

Volkswagen and Ecotricity offer green energy package to customers

Volkswagen and Ecotricity offer green energy package to customers

Volkswagen Group has signed a partnership deal with green energy supplier, Ecotricity, to provide a 100 per cent green energy offer to all customers purchasing an electric-powered vehicle from one of the Group brands.

Ford builds two millionth fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine

Ford builds two millionth fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine

Ford has celebrated a manufacturing milestone for its fuel-saving EcoBoost engines: Two million have been produced globally since the 2009 launch of the engine line.

New Ampera pricing energises the electric car market

New Ampera pricing energises the electric car market

In its mission to make electric mobility more widely available, Vauxhall has reduced its revolutionary Ampera extended-range electric vehicle by £3,500, to a starting price of £28,750 on-the-road, inclusive of the Government's £5,000 grant.

New Ford Focus Electric boosts power of choice

New Ford Focus Electric boosts power of choice

The Ford Focus Electric is now on sale in the UK, complementing the company’s awards-winning line-up of fuel efficient petrol and diesel powered vehicles.

The revolutionary BMW i3 makes its debut at LCV2013

The revolutionary BMW i3 makes its debut at LCV2013

The BMW i3, the world’s first premium-segment car designed from the ground up to be powered by an electric drive system, is on show at LCV2013, Millbrook, ahead of its first appearance to the wider public at next week’s 65th International Motor Show in Frankfurt.

New Ford Focus electric leads green charge at Low Carbon Vehicle 2013

New Ford Focus electric leads green charge at Low Carbon Vehicle 2013

Ford’s first zero-emission family car will star at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2013 which opens this week at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.

Nissan 360: Nissan LEAF to the rescue

Nissan 360: Nissan LEAF to the rescue

Law enforcement teams, firefighters and medics across Europe are adopting Nissan LEAF - the world's most popular electric vehicle - as a key frontline emergency support vehicle.

Volkswagen e-Golf and e-up! to premiere at Frankfurt Show

Volkswagen e-Golf and e-up! to premiere at Frankfurt Show

In a double world premiere, Volkswagen will be presenting two new and extremely efficient electric cars at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt (10th to 22nd September): the e-up! and e-Golf.

The Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-in Hybrid - 94.2 MPG

The Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-in Hybrid - 94.2 MPG

The third hybrid model of the new S-Class, the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, sets new benchmarks with regard to efficiency as well as drive-system and climate comfort.

Nissan Leaf first 100% electric vehicle to join Motability Scheme

Nissan Leaf first 100% electric vehicle to join Motability Scheme

The new Nissan LEAF has become the first 100% electric vehicle to join the Motability Scheme, allowing the scheme’s 620,000 current users the opportunity to explore zero emission motoring.