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Soul

Kia brings Soul EV to UK market place

KIA has become one of the few carmakers selling a battery-electric car in the UK. The Korean manufacturer has today put its Soul EV into the market place. It comes in only one model, which costs £24,995 after deducting the Government’s £5,000 plug-in car grant. The Soul EV is the result of almost 30 years […]

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Zoe

Can Renault’s Zoe spark change of attitude?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault is just one manufacturer trying to tempt buyers to go electric. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if its Zoe can do the trick. DRIVING an all-electric car is certainly different. Get in and with your foot on the brake press a “start” button.  Hear nothing.  Then see a […]

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More horsepower than a Wild West stampede!

If you want to see more horsepower than 1,000 mustangs (the four-legged ones) can muster, there’s only place to go… Birmingham’s NEC for the Performance Car Show.

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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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Horsing around with new Peugeot thoroughbred

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 508 RXH It’s not every day you get the chance to horse around in a car at state-of-the-art stables owned by a millionaire footballer, but that’s exactly what happened during the launch of Peugeot’s 508 Hybrid. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains what it was all about. DRIVING a car […]

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Track pack – Nissan GT-R and Juke R let loose

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan GT-R and Juke R After test driving two of Nissan’s fastest and rarest cars, the GT-R and Juke R, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a fascinating tour of the company’s thriving factory in Sunderland where the Juke and Qashqai are built. FOR a long time now, I’ve been waiting for a […]

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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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