National Sustainable Agriculture Videos – LEO-4000
May01

National Sustainable Agriculture Videos – LEO-4000

Leonardo Academy, a charitable organization that develops national voluntary standards, announced a webinar series on the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000 – Public Comment Draft).  The webinars will be presented once a week and then posted on the Leonardo Academy web site for on demand viewing.  Schedule: Webinar 1: Introduction to the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000)  Webinar 2: An...

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Help-to-Buy Scheme Shifts New Homes
Apr01

Help-to-Buy Scheme Shifts New Homes

The Government’s ‘Help to Buy’ Scheme was extended in the recent budget, and a package of measures designed at allowing young, first time buyers to get on the property ladder if they choose to invest in new homes has certainly been a roaring success. At the moment, first time buyers are able to purchase new homes with as little as a 5% deposit, as government are prepared to loan up to 20% of the value of a house and mortgage lenders...

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Taxi Efficiency Tips
Apr01

Taxi Efficiency Tips

Your average taxi driver will usually end up driving about 180 miles in day: that could work out at well over a thousand in a week and up to sixty thousand in a year. That’s more miles than most people put on their car in its lifetime or four or five years, and as such, efficiency really counts if you’re spending ten or twelve hours a day in your cab. Incremental cost savings can make an enormous difference to your finances, and can...

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Cool Green Apps for Your iPhone
Mar08

Cool Green Apps for Your iPhone

Free Fuels App available at: http://cleanerandgreener.org/transportation/cleaner-and-greener-fuels.html (Photo by Getty Images) I’ve had my iPhone for more than a year, but I’ve been slow to load up on apps, mainly depending on my friends to tip me off to hidden gems. Then last week I saw an Earth Day commercial for green iPhone apps (or a commercial on Earth Day for iPhone stuff … it could have been a coincidence)...

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Nissan New Micra being considered for Canadian market
Oct01

Nissan New Micra being considered for Canadian market

Filed under: Budget, Hatchback, Nissan A new story from AutoGuide is triggering new speculation that Nissan may be about to bring its New Micra to North America. According to a dealer-based source, Nissan is showing off the overseas hatchback at Canadian dealer meetings along with the redesigned 2014 Rogue. The report indicates that the car is expected to go on sale sometime mid next year. Autoblog has learned that, while the New...

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