Electric Vehicles

SOME drivers smile when their pocket rocket takes a favourite corner at breakneck speed.For others, a satisfying life on wheels comes more...

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I SUPPOSE you'll eventually get used to the way the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE moves from standstill to any sane speed the driver chooses,...

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IT was the best-selling name in motoring history, so it is no surprise that Toyota has decided to resurrect to all-conquering Corolla name...

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THE sun was out, the sky was blue when a big powerful roadster went flashing by me. "All right for some," I thought - and then it struck...

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THIS is the tale of two Golfs. The first is the e-Golf and a signpost to where Volkswagen is going in the future especially with its ID...

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KIA has added another string to its hybrid bow with the arrival of the Optima PHEV Sportswagon.It is a sister to the saloon version...

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AS a motoring journalist in the early 1970s I enjoyed a constant stream of new cars to drive, but one especially impressed with its sound...

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THE Leaf set the standard for electric cars, Nissan being the first to produce a five door family hatchback running fully on battery power...

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MANY executive car buyers could be forgiven for thinking that hybrids and electric cars detract from what they expect from a sports...

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TO the casual bystander the Mitsubishi Outlander looks like a run-of-the-mill SUV.Boxy shape, tall stance and a somewhat aggressive visage....

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THE Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has taken the European market by storm and in the four years since it was launched, 100,000 sales have been...

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THE Volvo XC60 is a two-tonne plug-in hybrid that can accelerate like a hot hatch yet return fuel economy and exhaust emission figures...

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EVOLUTION has always been a core quality of Mitsubishi vehicles.And this is especially true of its plug-in hybrid pioneer, the Outlander...

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THE Passat, like the Golf and Polo, and yes, the Beetle, has been around a long time.Today's car, as you would expect, is light years away...

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THE people who shape the lines of the cars we drive all agree on one thing - the bigger the wheels the better they look.They may be right,...

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WITH the internal combustion engine allegedly heading for the scrapheap it seems that virtually every week a big motor manufacturer...

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IT'S taken a while, but MINI has joined the hybrid party with its first-ever plug-in hybrid model. With all the talk of phasing out of...

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IN the world of the luxury SUV, where even your ‘base' model will set you back around £50,000, Volvo's XC90 might not figure on many...

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ONCE it was the domain of Toyota with the world's first hybrid car which became a favourite with the eco friendly from Notting Hill to...

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HYUNDAI'S new Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid goes on sale in the UK this month priced from £24,995, including the government's £2,500 low...

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JUST about everything on earth seems to bring with it a phobia or anxiety complex.Inevitably the advent of the electric car would bring...

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IT'S time for Volvo owners to ask themselves a question...and give an honest answer.Why did they choose a Volvo? Most will unhesitatingly...

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BLENDING luxury, style, power and cutting edge technology, the 7 Series is a true flagship for BMW. But can a hybrid version possibly be as...

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THERE'S still an understandable touch of the fear factor around when it comes to plug-in hybrid models.Concerns about charging, range and...

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