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Engine records

Ford’s EcoBoost engine breaks 16 world records

IT IS already accounting for a bigger chunk of Ford’s sales, but now the one-litre EcoBoost engine has boosted its image greatly. Not only can the giant carmaker make many green claims for its pocket-sized motor, but it has now broken a hatful of records — 16 in fact. The 125PS version has set new […]

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Santa's sleigh

Santa dreaming of a green Christmas

With Ford’s concept sleigh, Santa needn’t worry as much about CO2. I’M dreaming of a green Christmas, just like the suit Santa used to wear… Before Thomas Nast and Coca Cola put Father Christmas in a red suit in an advertising campaign, the jolly festive figure more often than not wore a green outfit. And […]

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Honda’s Insight cleaner and greener

Honda has made its Insight even greener. LIKE something out of a detergent advert, Honda is unveiling a cleaner car! The Japanese carmaker is revising its Insight hybrid to make it cleaner and greener while at the same time adding a touch more quality. The revamped hatchback is claimed to reduced CO2 emissions to 96g/km […]

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Electric car will be built in Sunderland

Nissan has announced that it will build its electric Leaf model in Sunderland. MOTOR giant Nissan is to build its new electric car in Sunderland, with production of the Leaf due to begin in 2013, forming part of a £420-million investment in electric cars by the Japanese firm. The manufacturer said the Leaf would be the […]

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