MINI has released full specs, further details, and an extensive photo gallery ahead of the launch of its first production plug-in hybrid – the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid. The MINI Cooper PHEV (which is the name we are going with from here on out), begins sales in Europe and the US and in June.
It’s just been crowned the inaugural 2017 World Urban Car Award winner at the New York International Show, but does the BMW i3 94 Ah (yes, that’s the model’s proper name, thank you very much) deserve recognition? Without doubt, the answer is a resounding yes. The attention is well-deserved. Some car companies have taken charge
With the General Election fast approaching, Next Green Car compares the key motoring elements of each of the main parties’ manifestos. In [this] policy comparison, we focus on green vehicle issues and advances in autonomous and connected technologies; subjects we cover day-to-day on the website. Ultra low emission vehicles, air quality, electric vehicle issues and
The first five fleets have signed on to participate in Ford’s new plug-in hybrid van trial project in London, which is scheduled to get underway this Fall. In total, Ford intends to test 20 vehicles over a 12-month period, prior to introducing the PHEV van on the European market (unfortunately, no U.S. version is planned
Scotland’s geographical share of North Sea oil revenues was negative for the first calendar year on record in 2016, Scottish Government figures show. The latest quarterly national accounts reveal the amount received in tax receipts fell to minus £338 million over the 12-month period. When a geographical share of UK offshore and overseas economic activity
During my recent trip to the Veneto region of Italy (Venice/Padua/Verona) I stayed in a hotel near Venice, in Mestre on the mainland. Most of Venice, of course, has no cars – just a lot of polluting boats. The mainland, however, is packed with cars like any European region. It was very disappointing, therefore, not