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Warwick to host UK's £1bn low carbon vehicle research centre

Renault production line

Advanced Propulsion Centre hub will be located at University reknowned for engineering excellence with regional 'spokes' to follow

28 Jul 2014

Report: Japan to crank up green car grants

Government poised to offer incentives worth nearly $30,000 to early adopters of new hydrogen car

28 Jul 2014

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Tesla Motors Model S

Electric car manufacturer aims to build six more centres across the country to support sales of its Model S sedan

25 Jul 2014

 Video Video: Low carbon policies driving automotive boom

Video highlights the findings of the Low CVP's latest report showing how environmental policies have helped the automotive sector grow

18 Jul 2014

Downing Street to get charging points in £5m electric car push

Government to buy nearly 300 plug-in vehicles as it puts 'money where its mouth is'

17 Jul 2014

Transport Minister: By 2050 every car on the road will be ultra low emission

Baroness Kramer speech to the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership annual conference - in full

17 Jul 2014

The UK auto industry is booming, and it is largely thanks to clean technology

New report details how co-ordinated and long term low carbon policies have been central to the recovery of the UK's automotive industry

15 Jul 2014

Safari park goes wild for zero emission Nissan Leaf

Knowsley Safari deploys solar-powered electric car in bid to cut costs and carbon emissions

15 Jul 2014

China wants 30 per cent of state cars to be low carbon

Government makes latest move to tackle hazardous smog in major cities

14 Jul 2014

Report: Electric vehicle market to hit $500bn by 2025

As China announces major new tax breaks for electric cars, new research suggests the global market for electric vehicles is poised for rapid growth

10 Jul 2014

Discover how the Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell can benefit your business

Quick charging and low running costs put the Vito E-cell at the vanguard of the electronic-drive van market

01 Jul 2014

Battersea Park to host London's first electric Grand Prix

Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes 'awesome addition' to capital's sporting calendar ahead of inaugural Formula E 10 race season

01 Jul 2014

Lexus IS 300h review: hard shell, soft centre

Lem Bingley puts the athletic hybrid through its paces in the latest of our series on the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards cars of the year

01 Jul 2014

Tesla Model S review: Major car manufacturers should be very, very worried

Paul Clarke of Green-Car-Guide says the electric saloon with a 300 mile range will change your view about all other cars

30 Jun 2014

Detroit Electric re-emerges with UK production plant

Company made waves last year promising the world's fastest production electric vehicle but had seemingly disappeared

27 Jun 2014

Living with a BMW i3

Andrew Leadbetter finds the traditional BMW driving experience packaged in an electric city car

27 Jun 2014

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid: All the car you would ever need?

In the second of our series on the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Green Cars of the year, Richard Lane runs the rule over the world's first luxury plug-in hybrid

26 Jun 2014

UK offers £9m to boost household electric car charge points

Scheme covering up to three-quarters of installation cost part of package of measures to boost uptake of low carbon vehicles

26 Jun 2014

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