Environment

29 August 2011 #Environment

SMMT has published the Electric Car Guide to help motorists make more informed decisions when purchasing an electric vehicle. Presented in an easy to understand Q&A-style format, the free publication addresses some of the common queries relating to electric vehicles including information about batteries, charging, vehicle performance, on-the-road costs, government incentives and safety.

20 March 2011 #Environment

SMMT, in association with the RMI and the Carbon Trust, has published the Dealer Energy Efficiency Guide providing expert advice on how best to reduce your energy use and improve your bottom line profits.

09 March 2011 #Environment

SMMT’s 10th annual New Car CO2 Report, which shows ongoing reductions in average emissions of new cars. 2010 figures drop by 3.5% on the previous year to 144.2g/km CO2 (equivalent to about 50mpg), down by over 20% since 2000.

30 October 2010 #Environment

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trader’s (SMMT) 11th annual sustainability report reveals that UK manufacturing has made significant progress in cutting CO2 emissions, waste and energy use despite the challenges of the recent economic crisis. The report highlights progress in social, environmental and economic sectors of the motor industry through 2009 and demonstrates that despite challenging economic conditions last year, automotive accounted for £23.8 billion of the UK’s total export values and still employs over 700,000 people.