Since 2000, some 370,000 Toyota and Lexus full hybrid vehicles have been sold in Europe – all of which are equipped with NiMH batteries to drive the electric motor.
Posted 13:11 Wednesday 18 July 2012
Posted 13:30 Thursday 21 June 2012
Toyota GB has cut its carbon footprint by hundreds of tonnes of CO2 a year by implementing measures to reduce energy consumption. New lighting systems, adjustments to air conditioning performance and changes to operational hours have made substantial reductions in electricity and gas usage.
Posted 15:51 Wednesday 4 January 2012
As the official automotive partner of London 2012 BMW will provide low-emission diesel, hybrid and electric cars as well as motorcycles and bicycles to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) in support of the Games.
Posted 15:21 Wednesday 16 November 2011
Employees at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant have received international recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation on their site.
Posted 14:48 Wednesday 16 November 2011
TSB provided funding for a series of ultra-low carbon vehicle trials from late 2009, continuing until mid-2012.
Posted 14:35 Wednesday 16 November 2011
GKN Structures in Telford has been educating its 630 assembly workers in environmental awareness.
Posted 14:34 Wednesday 16 November 2011
During 2010 a partnership was formed between Caterpillar Building Construction Products (BCPD) and the Birmingham Metropolitan College to establish an Apprentice Training Academy at the Leicester facility.
Posted 14:33 Wednesday 16 November 2011
A Golf blue-e-motion prototype electric car was the overall winner of the inaugural RAC Future Car Challenge in 2010.
Posted 14:31 Wednesday 16 November 2011
In 2010, Vauxhall’s Vivaro e-Concept made its debut.
Posted 14:30 Wednesday 16 November 2011
Since 2008, the Group has deployed an ambitious plan to increase the proportion of green materials in a vehicle’s total polymers.