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Car Share Scheme

An average car spends 94% of its time parked. Car Clubs can result in 15 cars coming off the road for each shared car. Co-Cars have car clubs in Exeter and Topsham and our plan is to create one here in Crediton as soon as possible. WE buy it, insure it, tax it, maintain it, repair and ...

From Devon, For Devon

Bio-diesel No longer on sale in Crediton

Greenearth Biodiesel are no longer supplying biodiesel in Crediton. Greenearth Biodiesel has launched biodiesel from waste vegetable oil. It is suitable for any diesel-powered vehicle, produces 76% per less carbon emissions and works out about 5p a litre cheaper than normal diesel. The fuel ...

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Car Share Devon

Links drivers and passengers together to share their journey Reduce congestion and pollution SAVES MONEY ...

An experiment to cut down car use

Paula and I are attempting an experiment during the spring and summer to become a one car family. We live in the country with no immediate neighbours about 1 1/2 miles from Cheriton Fitzpaine. Until recently we had two cars, one doing about 9000 miles pa and another doing 4000 miles pa. The ...

Greener Car Guide

Are you thinking of buying a new car? Diesel? Hybrid? Electric? Petrol? There are lots of options when it comes to choosing the most environmentally friendly car. Try this interactive tool which aims to provide a rough guide to the best choices for you - taking into account how much you dr ...

Test Drive of the Nissan Leaf - a family size electric car

When Paula received an invitation to test drive the new electric vehicle, the Nissan Leaf, I jumped at the chance! So I rolled up at the Nissan dealership at Marsh Barton and joined the queue of people waiting to have a go. Whilst I waited, I was shown the showroom model and given all the ...

Electric Car News

A website that shows alternative motoring is not a fantasy. It is here and today - and you can get your foot onto driving electric cars without any restrictions.

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Hire The Car Next Door

Car sharing and a car club may be making progress very slowly as ways of using cars sustainably, so here's another idea. Whipcar is a website that enables you to make a bit of money hiring out your own car when you are not using it, or to hire somebody else's at a rate competitive with hire co ...

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Share your Journey with Blablacar- Trusted Ride-Sharing

Planning to go somewhere? London, Birmingham, Exeter airport, Barnstable hospital, Plymouth, railway station, wherever? Just enter details of your trip here and soon you will receive car sharing offers from car drivers planning a similar journey. The cost? At least 5 times less than a taxi, much l ...