CO2 rises 10% under NEDC correlated values

New data from Cap HPI shows a rise of 10% in CO2 emissions under NEDC correlated values. The study of more than 600 models examined emissions data between September 2017 and May 2018. Published emissions data for diesel vehicles increased by 12.6%, petrol 7.3%, petrol/plug-in hybrid by 27.3% and petrol … Continue reading

HPI reveals greatest ever tv car adverts

Automotive expert HPI has revealed the top ten list of TV car adverts following a poll amongst its team of motoring editors and analysts. Derren Martin, head of current valuations at HPI, said: “Over the years we’ve seen some outstanding, memorable car adverts ranging from the epic and Hollywood blockbuster-esque to the … Continue reading

Plug-in the gaps…

Practically every hybrid car on sale in the UK fails to meet its claimed fuel economy with some missing their advertised rating by as much as 80mpg, according to research carried out by HonestJohn.co.uk. The leading consumer-led motoring website analysed 148,000 Real MPG fuel reports submitted by UK drivers and discovered … Continue reading

WLTP Countdown: OEMs are already disadvantaged

In European markets with CO2 emissions-based tax regimes, NEDC-correlated figures are already being used to calculate the tax rates for new models which have had to undergo WLTP type approval since September 2017. Even these NEDC-correlated figures that have been released for cars tested under the WLTP process are almost … Continue reading