New UK real-world diesel test to cut NOx emissions by 66%

A new real-world test for diesel vehicles will begin later this week to more accurately measure emissions of vehicles sold in Britain. Starting from 1 September, tested cars will be driven on urban and rural roads as well as motorways, with measuring equipment placed on their exhaust system. The evaluation, which replaces current lab-based tests,

Government puts up £20m for electric vehicle-to-grid tech development

Government has freed-up £20 million to help kickstart vehicle-to-grid (V2G) development. The aim is to work out how electric vehicles can help balance the electricity system. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (Olev) said money is available for three types of V2G projects: feasibility studies

Tesla’s First Mass-Market Car, the Model 3, Hits Production This Week

Tesla’s long-awaited mass-market electric car will begin rolling off the assembly line this week. But even as it moves ahead, the automaker is encountering challenges to its ambitious plans for growth. On Monday, it acknowledged that it had experienced a “severe shortfall” in production of 100-kilowatt battery packs that use new technologies and are made

Cash-strapped councils breaking the law on air pollution, documents reveal

Exclusive poll for The Independent shows public – and most Conservative voters – back banning the most-polluting cars from city centres as pressure builds on the Government It has been described as a “public health emergency” responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every year, but dozens of local councils have been failing to report

The new Acenta+ will come with a 6.6kW on-board charger as standard (Image: Nissan)

Fantastic May Prices on Used Nissan Leafs

Great news for bargain hunters The stock of used Nissan Leafs is growing and so we can currently offer some fantastic prices with fantastic features: NO Deposit, 3 year PCP FREE servicing FREE charge point Delivery to your door £179.45 pcm – White Visia, 64 plate 12,500 miles on the clock, 5,000 miles pa £198.07 pcm