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Mitsubishi backs Quentin Willson’s VAT cut plea

Cutting VAT on electric vehicles “would boost development and help sales”. MITSUBISHI is backing pundit Quentin Willson and the RAC, who are calling for the government to suspend VAT on all pure-electric vehicles (EVs). Removing VAT on pure-EVs would bridge the gap between the cost of an EV and that of a conventional vehicle – […]

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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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Electric and hybrid vehicles ‘to replace family cars’

A SURVEY by Glass’s, the UK’s leading vehicle valuation specialist, has revealed that aound two thirds (60%) of motorists think that electric vehicles may replace their household’s cars. Almost a quarter of those surveyed thought that electric and hybrid vehicles could fully replace their household’s cars, while the remaining 37% said that electric and hybrid […]

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Mitsubishi’s miserly motor

Mitsubishi’s electric model should cost peanuts to run. MITSUBISHI’S new i-MiEV electric car will cost £33,699 when it arrives here next January. That’s a hefty price tag for a supermini-sized four-seater hatchback, even if running one costs just peanuts. The recently-announced UK Government incentive will knock a sizeable £5,000 off the Japanese car’s price, but […]

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