Gareth Huw Davies

Posts tagged Vauxhall Ampera

Environment Blog

Driving down low carbon avenue

Car manufacturers aren’t required to stress the green credentials (or, more generally, the lack of them) in their adverts. So despite the consensus view among scientists that burning fossil fuels is bad for our planet (Lord Lawson, opposing views are available) copywriters don’t do much to promote the eco-friendliness of the vehicle. They have very… Continue reading

Environment Blog

Slow start for electric car revolution

There’s been a slow start to the UK’s electric car revolution. 534 electric vehicles (EVs) were registered to the government’s plug-in car grant during the first quarter of 2011. So far, 213 have been delivered, mainly Nissan Leafs. UK government junior transport minister Norman Baker revealed the figures to Parliament. A government-funded incentive scheme, paying… Continue reading