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London’s proposed ultra-low emissions zone puts the brakes on Nissan London Taxi project

London continues to be at the forefront of vehicle emission restricts, causing headaches for the likes of Nissan who may have to shelve their London black cab project. The proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone will put in place strict restrictions and

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Advertising Standards Authority takes issue with Audi’s MPG claims

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered Audi-maker Volkswagen change the way they advertise fuel consumption figures to show that MPG figures might not match the results of “real” driving by its customers. The damning slap down of the VW group’s

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Ford US hit with lawsuits over “false and misleading” fuel efficiency claims

Across the pond in the US, Ford is being sued for “false and misleading” claims over their C-Max Hybrid and Ford Fusion Hybrid fuel efficiency figures. Officially Ford claim that they should both be capable of a rather impressive 47MPG (US) under normal driving conditions. A

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US proposes new fuel efficiency standards: 54.5 MPG by 2025

With fuel prices over the US only a fraction on what we motorists mugs pay here in the UK, 54.5 MPG will seem like an huge inconvenience achievement. Especially when you consider the average MPG of US cars brought in

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