The top five companies (those with the lowest CO2 performance) were, in order, Fiat, Peugeot, Citroen, Toyota, and Skoda.Toyota, MINI and Lexus had the biggest reduction in emissions since last year. Subaru, Alfa Romeo and Suziki posted the worst increases. Overall the market is just 0.32 percent cleaner than last year, which certainly isn't a rate of change we'd like to keep. For the full table, visit Clean Green Cars.
"People can assume that manufacturers of hybrid cars must be the best, but the truth is more complex," said Jay Nagley, Publisher of www.cleangreencars.co.uk, in a statement. aking lots of efficient modern diesels actually has a bigger impact on CO2 performance than making a few hybrids. The top three marques are all pioneers of modern diesel engines while Toyota, although much better than average, is not absolutely the best."