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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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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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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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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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