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Saab first to offer alternative fuel engine choice

Saab first to offer alternative fuel engine choice

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Saab has become the first car company in the UK to offer an alternative fuel engine choice in every single model in its range. Available in all three 9-3 bodystyles of Sport Saloon, SportWagon and Convertible, Saab’s 1.8t BioPower flex-fuel engine emits... >>

Oscar stars choose green cars over Limos

Oscar stars choose green cars over Limos

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They've banned the gadget-laden goodie bags, mobile phones and digital cameras, but that isn't stopping Hollywood stars showing their green credentials when they turn up to the glitzy Oscars tonight. Instead of stretch limos or Hummers, many of them will... >>

Eden Project to hold Green Motor Show

Eden Project to hold Green Motor Show

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The Eden Project in Cornwall is to hold what it claims is the world's first green motor show. From 30 March to 15 April, the oddly named Sexy Green Car Show will feature hybrids, electric cars and biofuel-compatible vehicles from manufacturers including... >>

Hummer goes Green with new concept car

Hummer goes Green with new concept car

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The words Hummer and environmental sustainability don’t normally sit too well with each other, but a concept design for a next-generation Hummer has won an award for demonstrating just that. General Motors’ Advanced Design department scooped the LA... >>

Pay-as-you-drive "could save economy from £22bn loss"

Pay-as-you-drive "could save economy from £22bn loss"

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A landmark report into the future of British roads has called for radical adoption of congestion-charging schemes and a thorough upgrading of the transport infrastructure. Sir Rod Eddington’s landmark study claims congestion will soon cost the UK economy... >>

Citroen named manufacturer of the year by GreenFleet

Citroen named manufacturer of the year by GreenFleet

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Coal mine, coal mine in the valley, who’s the greenest car manufacturer of all? It’s Citroen, apparently. The GreenFleet awards, designed to increase ecological awareness among those responsible for transport procurement (car fleet managers, to you... >>

Honda takes your humble petrol engine green

Honda takes your humble petrol engine green

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Honda has developed a new flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) system that lets normal petrol engines operate on either 100% ethanol or a wide range of ethanol-petrol fuel mixes. Up to now, this has proved a tough nut to crack but the new system is designed to... >>

Fuel-Cell GMs On The Way - by 2015

Fuel-Cell GMs On The Way - by 2015

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General Motors says it will have a fuel-cell vehicle in production by 2015 at the latest. Ailing car giant GM - owners of Saab, Vauxhall, Chevrolet and more - will use some of the $9 billion it is saving from various cost-cutting measures such as plant... >>

Met police add green Honda Hybrids to its fleet

Met police add green Honda Hybrids to its fleet

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The Met Police may be committed to working for a safer London, but now they are also working for a greener London after deciding to add 117 new Honda Civic Hybrids to its 6000-strong fleet. The deal represents the biggest ever British fleet deal for alternative... >>

Apple teams up with Ford, General Motors and Mazda with iPod accessories

Apple teams up with Ford, General Motors and Mazda with iPod accessories

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There will be even fewer places left in the world to escape from Apple and its iPod after Ford, General Motors and Mazda announced they will integrating the music player in much of their 2007 US vehicle line-up. It’s not yet clear how many UK models... >>