Cars

How green is your fuel?

How green is your fuel?

Andrew Simms
| 12th April 2012
In an exclusive extract from 'Ampera We're Electric', Andrew Simms takes a closer look at what powers our cars and asks whether motoring has a greener future to look forward to

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Bolgs and Comments

Your chariot awaits

Tom Hodgkinson
| 19th June 2009
Giving up your car doesn't mean giving up luxury or freedom- you'll save time, money and discover a more regal existence without one.

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What car do you drive?

Richard Heinberg
| 19th June 2008
The question arises soon after readers or lecture audiences first become acquainted with global oil depletion and climate change. I must be asked it at least once a week.

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A bad appraisal

Rebekah Phillips
| 19th June 2008
Forget environmental considerations, money’s in the driving seat when it comes to approving transport schemes. It’s time to reappraise the appraisers, says Rebekah Phillips

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Spinning Wheels

Dan McDougall
| 13th March 2008
‘This is the Indian dream!’ shouts Mohit, clutching a tattered plastic bag as he joins the impatient throng gathering at Hall A of the Auto Expo in New Delhi. Around us more than 100,000 Indians are aggressively jostling for space and a precious glimpse of the £1,200 Tata Nano, the world’s cheapest car. It is a vehicle that, put simply, costs less than the optional DVD player on the new Lexus LX470 SUV.

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Zac, the Prince, and the eco-cars

Rosalie Portman
| 6th June 2007
On Monday, Zac Goldsmith and Prince Charles test drove a series of environmentally friendly vehicles at an event arranged by Revolve, a charity which promotes sustainable transport.

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