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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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Ampera wins Monte Carlo

Ampera ‘volts’ to top spot in Monte Carlo

  HOT on the heels of scooping the Car of The Year award 2012, the Vauxhall Ampera has added the 13th International Monte Carlo Rally for electric and alternative propulsion cars to its achievements. Vauxhall managed to have four Amperas in the top 10 vehicles. French pair Bernard Darniche and Joseph Lambert finished on top […]

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Seven seat Zafira Tourer impresses with versatility

VAUXHALL ZAFIRA TOURER ROAD TEST Vauxhall’s Zafira Tourer impresses KEITH WARD when he travels to Germany to try out this eyecatching newcomer. Vauxhall’s eye-catching front end is hard to miss on the Zafira Tourer. HEADING to UK showrooms by the New Year will be a new,  longer and roomier “Tourer” version of the Vauxhall. Zafira […]

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Motorexpo offers visitors free entry and lots to do

Britain’s free motorshow will be held in June on Canary Wharf, London. ORGANISERS of the 2011 London Motorexpo are expecting over 400,000 visitors to attend this year’s Canary Wharf event, making it the UK’s biggest automotive event this summer. The event is set to feature a record number of manufacturers this year, including Bentley, BMW, […]

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