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Simple steps for economical van driving

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Reducing petrol consumption is all the rage at the moment. We’ve got some handy pointers for saving in the long run.

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How to spend less on fuel

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Soaring petrol prices mean that cutting your fuel consumption makes more sense than ever...

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Britain's traffic hotspots

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Are our roads getting busier? Recent statistics from the Department for Transport say not, but the report still identifies the UK’s worst areas of congestion. Check out the offenders here, and our thoughts for the future.

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How to build your own eco-home

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A few pointers to how self-builders can make new properties greener...

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Auto-speed limits for vans: What you need to know

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How would you feel if your vehicle was fitted with an automatic speed cap? Well, van drivers could face just that after one leading member of European Parliament called for the vehicles to be fitted with limiters restricting them to 75 miles per hour.

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Your guide to renewable energy

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We've teamed up with Home Building & Renovating Magazine to look at the alternative energy sources available to UK households.

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Ten tips for greening up your home

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In the first of a three-part series aimed at helping you ‘green up’ your home, we’ve joined forces with Home Building & Renovating Magazine to offer some top tips for saving money and the planet all at once.

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The future of energy generation

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To reduce global reliance on fossil fuels, much research is being made into more sustainable ways of generating power. Take a peek into a possible future here.

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Think green to save energy - and money

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Energy costs have been coming down recently, so bills shouldn't hit households quite as hard as they did last year when they rocketed through the roof

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Ethical choices for your monthly bills

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As the song goes, it’s not easy being green. Just as you expect to pay more for organic food, there was a time when you accepted paying a premium for making ethical choices when arranging your insurance provider or electricity supplier.

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