Derbyshire-made Toyotas are most green-friendly cars of all
BURNASTON car-maker Toyota has come out top in a survey which lists the manufacturers that make Europe's most environmentally friendly vehicles.
The Japanese manufacturer, which makes the Auris and Avensis at its Derbyshire plant, was placed at the top of a list compiled by the European Commission and European Environment Agency.
Toyota had the lowest fleet-wide CO2 emissions of 109.2 grams of carbon per kilometre.
Its closest rival was Italian manufacturer Fiat, followed by French car-maker Citroen.
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Seven Toyota models produce under 100 g/km of CO2, including the Burnaston-built Auris Hybrid, which makes 87 g/km.
The publication of the research follows on from Toyota being named Car and Van Manufacturer of the Year at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Awards.
At the same ceremony, Graham Smith, managing director of Toyota Motor Europe, was named Outstanding Individual in Promoting Low Carbon Transport.