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Motability

All-electric LEAF first for Motability scheme

NISSAN has announced a new first for its LEAF model, which is gaining more and more fans around the UK. The new LEAF is the first purely electric car to join the Motability Scheme, which gives all 620,000 potential users of the scheme the chance to enjoy zero emission motoring. For Motability users the UK-built […]

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SP:01

SP:01 sparks up electric car performance

ALWAYS thought that electric cars were a bit of a joke or something akin to a Noddy car? You can go five or six miles in an hour? Think again. The 100 per cent electric car has a new champion and it comes from the land of gas-guzzling V8 engines… America. The Detroit Electric SP:01 […]

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Audi e-tron

Audi’s electric R8 e-tron real circuit breaker!

Audi’s all-electric R8 e-tron is shockingly fast. IT’S not long now before Audi’s all-electric R8 e-tron begins to roll off the production line and the German carmaker has prepared by setting a world record on the world-famous Nurburgring circuit. It claimed the record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the toughest […]

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Volt interest meter hits 2,500 potential customers

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Chevrolet Volt As Chevrolet surges onto the electric car scene, KEITH WARD has a look at its new Volt. According to Chevrolet, around 2,500 UK motorists have expressed “interest”, as distinct from placing orders, in their new electric Volt. However, with only about three dozen launch cars in the country […]

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Vauxhall Ampera won’t run out of electric power

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Ampera Unlike other electric cars, Vauxhall’s new Ampera has a range-extending petrol engine, so you will never run out of power. DAVID HOOPER is one of the first to drive this unique new car which is on sale from May 1. With the launch of its new Ampera, Vauxhall […]

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Plug in to new thinking with Vauxhall’s Ampera

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Ampera Plugged in and powered up, KEITH WARD is one of the first to drive Vauxhall’s all-electric Ampera. IN the motel apartment in the fictional town of “Amperaville” that is our base for testing Vauxhall’s ambitious new electric car, they have plastered notes on the kitchen appliances. Thus on […]

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