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Manufacturer news3 Series adds to low CO2 appealBMW will have 24 model derivatives with CO2 emis-sions below 120g/km when the new 3 Series arrives in the UK in February, claiming the move demon-strates its commitment to helping fleets reduce their carbon footprints. The new 3 Series, available to order for delivery in 2012, will have its world premiere at the Detroit Motor Show in January.Read more....Seat unveils first all-electric carSeat is working on its first electric car. The firm is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive, a totally electrically-driven zero-emissions car, as well as the prototype Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive, a plug-in hybrid.Read more....Skoda popular with public sectorSince being awarded a place on the Government procurement service framework agreement earlier this year, Skoda UK has proven popular with its users. The brand has amassed more than 5,700 quotes from public sector fleet users in six months and boosted sales and orders by more than 15%.Read more....New hope for Saab's futureThe future of Saab seems more secure following news that a deal has been struck for two Chinese companies to buy the business. Swedish Automo-bile, owner of Saab, has entered into a memo-randum of understanding with Pang Da and Youngman for the sale and purchase of 100% of the shares of Saab Automobile and Saab Great Britain.Read more....Audi unveils revised A4 rangeThe Audi A4 range will get a new look for 2012, as well as new technology and reduced running costs. Improvements to the 2.0 TDI engine now result in CO2 emissions from 112g/km and best combined fuel consumption figure of 67.2mpg, while other diesel variants of saloon and Avant models also offer CO2 emissions below 120g/km.Read more....Ford triumphs at AFCO AwardsFord was the big winner at the ACFO fleet awards. The company won four of the seven award catego-ries, which included the Ford Focus being voted the number one company car by ACFO members for the first time since 2004.Read more....NewsinsightFuelpricesSales figuresRemarketing analysisManufacturer RecruitmentnewsCar reviewsNews digest

UnveiledatGenevainMarch2011,Volvo'sV60Plug-inHybridwillbeVolvo'sfirstdieselhybridwhenitreachesshowroomsin2012.What'smore,thisinnovativemodelwillcombinethebestpropertiesofthreecarsinone.First,it'sanelectriccarwitharangeof32miles,thenahighlyefficienthybridwithCO2emissionsaveragingjust49g/km.Andlastbutbynomeansleast,adynamicsportswagoncapableofacceleratingfrom0to62mphinjust6.9seconds*.Loweringemissions,notexpectationsWhat'sspectacularlyuniqueaboutthissuperblycarbondioxide-leancaristhatitisstillpackedwithdrivingpleasure.Thefrontwheelsaredrivenbya2.4litre,five-cylinderturbodiesel,whichproduces215horsepowerandamaximum440Nmoftorque."TheVolvoV60Plug-inHybridhasallthetraditionalpropertiesofagenuinesportswagon.Whatwe'vedoneistospiceitupwithspearheadtechnologythatallowsthedrivertochoose:zeroemissions,high-efficiencyorfull-onperformance,"explainsVolvoCEO,StefanJacoby.ExcellentfleetcredentialsUnprecedentedaverageCO2emissionsof49g/km,andatotalrangeof746milesmaketheVolvoV60Plug-inHybridadiscerningfleetchoice.Companycardriverswillalsoenjoythesuperbquality,interiorcomfortandinnovativetechnologyyou'dexpectfromaclass-leadingVolvo.AddVolvoV60hybridstoyourfleetandyourcolleagueswillarriveabsolutelyeverywhereincompletecomfortandstyle.Ifyou'dliketofindoutmoreabouttheinnovativenewVolvoV60Plug-inHybridvisitwww.volvocars.com/driveorcall08457300140.AdvertisementFeature.49g/kmCO2emissions.Totalrangeof746miles.32milerangeasanelectriccar.Combinedpoweroutputof215+70horsepower.Maximumtorqueof440×200Nm.0-62mphin6.9seconds*Alltechnicaldataisprovisional.Volvo'sworldfirstdieselplug-inhybridISthreecarsinoneTheVolvoV60Plug-inHybridataglanceVolvo'sV60Plug-inHybridisVolvo'sfirstdieselhybrid.ThreeDifferentTemperamentsThedriverselectsthepreferreddrivingmodeinthishighlyversatilecar-Pure,HybridorPower-viathreebuttonsontheinstrumentpanel.InPurethecarrunsonlyonitselectricmotorasmuchaspossibleandhasarangeof32miles.InthedefaultHybridmode,thedieselengineandelectricmotorinteractfortheoptimalbalancebetweendrivingpleasureandlowenvironmentalimpact.InPowermode,thetechnologyisoptimisedtoprovidethebestpossibleperformance.Thedieselengineandelectricmotorhaveacombinedpoweroutputof215+70horsepower.