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London councils get tough on diesel parking charges

London’s Islington council has approved plans to levy an annual surcharge of £96 ( or £1.85 a week) for diesel vehicle parking permits in the borough. The charges will come into effect from April 2015 in what the borough claim will “help

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Small cars worst at meeting official MPG figures

A report by the kind folks at HonestJohn.co.uk has revealed that small cars have shown the greatest shortfall against manufactures official MPG figures. The report which studied more than 60,000 cars compared “real world” driving figures against those claimed by manufacturers.

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UK Government U-Turn as Boris calls for diesel scrappage

The environmental champion of London, Mr Boris Johnson has called for the introduction of a diesel car scrappage scheme in order to improve London air quality. The move comes as councils across the country face hefty fines from the EU relating

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VW unveils the 201BHP, 188MPG Golf GTE, mixing performance and efficiency

I’ve been a fan of the iconic Golf GTi for many years. My Mk2 8v was a cracking little car but it enjoyed a little too much to drink for my liking. VW have done a lot to improve the

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2014 Ford Focus revealed offering huge fuel efficiency improvements

Ford has revealed the very first images of the all new Focus ahead of it’s official début at the Geneva motor show. New engines for the facelifted Focus will include an all new 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol and 1.5-litre TDCi diesel unit. These

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Urbee 2 300MPG 3D printed car to cross America

Behold the Urbee 2! This rather strange looking vehicle has been created using more than 50% 3D printed parts and is set to make an epic road trip across the USA using just 10 US gallons of “gas”. Piloted by Cody and Tyler

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The UK’s first E-Car Club launches in London

The UK’s first e-car club launched last week in East London bringing pay-per-use electric cars to our fair capital. The e-car club will allow business’s and individuals to help reduce their costs  and carbon foot print by allowing them to

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