The Weekly Roundup

We’ve gone all green in this week’s roundup of automotive news. In our top story, a new survey by What Car?, researching motorists’ attitudes towards the environmental impact of car ownership in the UK, found that 10% more of respondents would consider offsetting the emissions of their vehicle than buy a hybrid or electric alternative.

Other news sees two North East companies come together to create an innovative way to increase the capacity of electric cars in the hope of boosting uptake. To round off, despite the Budget scrapping of fuel duty rise, fuel is still a major expense to motorists – so find out the Telegraph’s top efficient cars on the market.

AM Online: New car buyers more likely to pay to offset emissions than buy an EV

Bdaily: Pioneering product developed to boost electric cars

Guardian: UK fuel sales plummet as motorists embrace efficiency

Motor Trader: Private buyers steer clear fleet diesels

Telegraph: The 10 most economical cars of 2013

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