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Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid road test report and review

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid road test report and review

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid road test report and review: The Hyundai Ioniq comes in three versions, depending on your preferences. DAVID HOOPER is impressed with the quality and attractive pricing which is on offer in one of the new models. HYUNDAI is one of the latest manufacturers to offer cars which, to a greater or lesser […]

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VW Golf GTE front road test report review

VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review, road test report

IN a remote area of Northumberland, not far from Hadrian’s Roman Wall, the car park of our recent overnight hostelry offered the surprise of a very 21st century facility – a charging point for electric vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid During his Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid road test, DAVID HOOPER considers the pros and cons of owning and running a hybrid car. HYBRID cars are a bit like Marmite – you either love them or hate them. I’m generally in the latter camp because they are […]

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Nissan Leaf price cut

No big shock as electric Leaf price is slashed

THE news that Nissan is cutting the price of its battery-powered LEAF hardly comes as an electric shock. As it tries to push more buyers in the direction of its all-electric family hatch, Nissan’s aim is to make zero-emission mobility more affordable by slashing the price of the LEAF by £2,500. It’s part of a […]

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Volkswagen Golf scores well in Ncap tests.

New Volkswagen Golf one of 14 to top Ncap rankings

THE new Volkswagen Golf, which goes on sale in January, is one of 14 new cars to have been awarded a top five-star rating from European consumer protection outfit Euro Ncap. And it also won the award for innovations in the area of integral safety, the Golf’s lane assist and front assist features as well […]

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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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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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Becoming fluent in French electric cars

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Fluence ZE Charging around in an electric car, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER looks at the pros and cons of Renault’s battery-powered Fluence ZE. THERE’S been a bit of a buzz about electric cars in the last few years, but with few sales in the UK, it still seems to […]

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