Built in Britain: Jaguar leaps into 2017 as UK automotive sector reaches 17-year high

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has confirmed that 2016 was a record-breaking year for the British Motor Industry, with 7 millio.

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Nissan: ?Leaf's Battery Pack Should Last As Long As The Car?

All Cars Electric

Firstly, Nissan had to defend itself against popular British motoring entertainment program Top Gear after it showed the electric hatchback in a less-than favorable light, quoting a battery expert who said the Leaf’s 24 kilowatt hour Nissan’s all-electric Leaf isn’t having a great time of it this week in the mainstream media.

Green highlights of Goodwood

Green Cars News

With no British Motor Show, the Festival of Speed has, perhaps unwittingly, stepped into those shoes, and the even[.].

Manufacturing Spotlight: MINI

Green Cars News

Perhaps “iconic” – the ultimate symbol of great British motoring? Where we stand: November, 2012 What word springs to mind when you think of the MINI? Maybe the word is “Bean” – after the comic character played by Rowan Atkinson famous for driving his own MINI car?

2011 Nissan Leaf Won't Depreciate As Quickly As Critics Had Feared

All Cars Electric

Remember the June rantings of British motoring journalist Mike Rutherford, who warned in his column for the Telegraph that cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf would retain just 10% of its original value three years after purchase? While Rutherford ‘s original article was based on figured provided by Glass’ Guide, the british equivalent to

World's Fastest PHEV

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Two vehicles have been produced to demonstrate what can be achieved using the companies in-wheel motor technology. The PML eWheel permanent magnet wheel motor is designed to be rugged and flexible.

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Toyota Prius Coupe May Be In The Works

All Cars Electric

British motor magazine Autocar reports that Toyota is working on a sporting coupe version of its Prius as a direct competitor to the sporty Honda CR-Z. Although it was formerly thought that Toyota had rejected the idea of expanding the Prius range, Honda's ongoing struggle to claw back more hybrid market-share has apparently

Jaguar Land Rover to bring 1,000 jobs to UK

Green Cars News

The British motoring industry has been boosted after Jaguar Land Rover announced it will add 1,000 new jobs to its factory in Halewood, Merseyside. The jobs are expected to support “significant demand” for certain models – with the site’s workforce to increase to 4,500. That’s treble the number it stood at during the credit crunch [.]. Green cars Land Rover Latest news green cars Jaguar Jaguar Land Rover UK car industry UK jobs

Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

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UK study finds fifth of car fuel-efficiency savings eroded by increased driving; long-term rebound effect

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Around a fifth of the energy-saving benefits of fuel-efficient cars are eroded because people end up driving them more, according to a study into British motoring habits over the last 40 years. Using data from 1970 to 2011, energy experts at the University of Sussex found a long-term rebound effect among British car-drivers of around 20%. Until now, we didn’t know the size of this effect for British motoring.

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evstores start deliveries of electric MyCar

Green Cars News

After the launch at the British Motor Show in 2008, the car went on sale earlier this year exclusively from evstores in London. Deliveries of the electric MyCar have now started in London. Now production has started and vehicles are being delivered to delighted customers in London. The very first customer commented: “It will be perfect for my commute!&#. The MyCar has been under development for five years starting with the original styling concept by Giugiaro in Italy.