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Is this the perfect commuter vehicle?

Open wide and climb in… will NILS answer commuters’ prayers? IN a classic case of less is more, German designers have come up with a radical concept car. Called NILS, the electric car is a single seater and offers a peek at minimalist mobility. They were clearly excited about it because, although it is due […]

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Lincoln gets charging point after Top Gear shocker

LINCOLN is to get its first public electric vehicle charging point after the BBC’s Top Gear team visited the city and couldn’t find anywhere to recharge their cars. Nissan, who build one of the cars featured in the programme, the all-electric Leaf, have promised to foot the bill. A Nissan Leaf gets a recharge at […]

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Auris hybrid is clever, but will it save you money?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: TOYOTA AURIS HYBRID Hybrid technology is undoubtedly clever, but how economical are the cars in the real world. Editor DAVID HOOPER puts Toyota’s new Auris Hybrid to the test. The technology is very clever, but will it save you money as an everyday car? OKAY, cards on the table. I […]

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Hybrid Honda fun to drive, but lots to consider

Driving the world’s first sporty hybrid raises lots of questions for Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, to ponder. Attractive Coupe styling sets the sporty theme for the CR-Z. I HAVE to say, this week’s test car, has caused quite a bit of head scratching! I’ve heard a lot about Honda’s CR-Z and I […]

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Remember to MoT yourself this New Year

AS we start another New Year, road safety group GEM Motoring Assist, is advising people not only to check and MoT their car, but to also ensure they are personally fit and legal to take to the road. The organisation is committed to helping drivers across the country and believes a few regular checks to […]

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Motorists on a charge as nights draw in

MOTORISTS are being urged to get their batteries checked in readiness for the onset of winter. Each year technicians at national fast-fit chain ATS Euromaster take a ‘close look’ at tens of thousands of vehicle batteries, providing customers with a free print-out of their battery’s performance. The clocks going back normally heralds the start of […]

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