Wednesday , September 20 2017

UK-BUILT TEVVA ELECTRIC TEST TRUCKS LAP THE WORLD

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Tevva Motors’ prototype development vehicles have just achieved a combined total distance of 27,000 miles, a landmark achievement for the next generation electric, range extended commercial vehicle. The distance – which is greater than the Earth’s equator – has been covered in less than six months by three prototype vehicles …

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JAGUAR XE CELEBRATES ITS FIRST YEAR WITH MAJOR RECYCLING MILESTONE

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As the Jaguar XE celebrates its first full-year of sales, ‘REALCAR’, the pioneering recycled aluminium project that contributes to the awarding winning saloon’s aluminium-intensive body has reached a significant milestone. Jaguar Land Rover has reclaimed over 50,000 tonnes of aluminium scrap, the weight of 200,000 XE body shells, back into …

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NISSAN LEAF HELPS TO DRIVE TAKEAWAY’S GREEN REVOLUTION

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A pioneering Indian restaurant owner is making deliveries in a 100% electric Nissan LEAF as he aims to create Britain’s greenest takeaway. Minesh Agnihotri of Indian Summer in Brighton is using the car as he trials a new environmentally friendly waste-free service in the city. The members-only club, being piloted …

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MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV HAS CREATED A WHOLE NEW MARKET SECTOR

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Launched on this day back in April 2014, the award-winning Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has effectively defined the emergence of the UK’s plug-in hybrid sector. In 2013, the year before its arrival, the total plug-in hybrid market across all marques stood at just 989. Two years on there are 21,053 Mitsubishi …

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HYUNDAI IONIQ WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2016 RED DOT DESIGN AWARD

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Hyundai Motor has once again received international acclaim in the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards. The groundbreaking new IONIQ model has been recognized for its outstanding design in the coveted Vehicle category, becoming the sixth Hyundai car to receive a Red Dot title in the last three years. The award …

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TOYOTA MIRAI WINS 2016 WORLD GREEN CAR AWARD

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The TOYOTA MIRAI was declared the 2016 World Green Car at a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is no stranger to the World Car Awards program – now in its 12th year.  The Toyota Prius (2010) has …

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HYUNDAI ix35 FUEL CELL NUMBERS INCREASE IN THE UK

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Launch of new Hydrogen cars in Aberdeen

Hyundai Motor’s hydrogen success continues as Aberdeen City Council and Co-wheels car club add four ix35 Fuel Cells to their fleet of models.  The cars will be made available to the public through the car club on a pay-as-you-go basis and to Aberdeen businesses for trial. This order takes the …

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Toyota Reveals the C-HR Crossover

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Making its world debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show, the C-HR gives Toyota a new presence in the crossover market. Designed to stand out both within the Toyota line-up and in its segment, it represents Akio Toyoda’s determination to allow greater stylistic freedom and promote engineering creativity in order …

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TOYOTA MIRAI ARRIVES IN THE UK

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Toyota has taken another step towards a hydrogen-powered future with the arrival of the first Mirai fuel cell vehicles at its import centre at Portbury, near Bristol. The cars, landed on Saturday, are part of the first consignment to reach Europe, ahead of Mirai’s official launch in September. As part …

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ELECTRIFYING FLEET WORLD FLEET SHOW 2016

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This year’s Fleet World Fleet Show, at the iconic Silverstone circuit on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, promises to be an ‘electrifying’ event for all those who attend. This year’s Show will provide the opportunity for fleet decision-makers to see, evaluate and drive some of the latest electric vehicles (EVs) available …

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