UK DfT Report Finds That While a Majority of the Public Still Thinks Individuals Should Limit Car Use to Benefit Environment, Support for Measures Drops

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Attitudes towards measures to reduce car emissions. The report for the Department for Transport is based on a survey module included in the Office for National Statistics’ Opinions (Omnibus) survey which has been carried out each August since 2006.

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Daimler launches sale of New Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid Truck

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Daimler’s Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), has launched the sale of its Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid truck in Japan. The predecessor model of today’s Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid was already launched back in 2006.

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VW Premieres New Polo GTI; Textbook Downsizing Results in 25% Reduction in Fuel Consumption from Predecessor

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At the same time, it is VW’s most fuel-efficient and lowest emitting GTI. L/100km (40 mpg US)—equivalent to CO 2 emissions of 139 g/km. By comparison, its direct predecessor with regard to power—equipped with a 132 kW 1.8-liter turbo engine—consumed 7.9

Smith Electric trucks go stateside

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The Smith Newton provides depot-based truck fleets with a realistic, zero emissions transport solution that both lowers greenhouse gas emissions and helps improve air quality in our urban centres.”. It can be recharged in six hours.

Toyota highlights its eco-factory

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After facing some questionable criticism about its manufacturing processes and how green the Toyota Prius really is, the Japanese manufacturer has hit back with a Press release highlighting its environmentally focused manufacturing. It suggests that the Prius is a standard bearer for clean operations and the use of renewable energy sources. The plant sends no waste to landfill and has reduced the amount incinerated by 82 per cent to 730 tonnes from 1999 to 2006.

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