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Renault Zoe Dynamique Nav R90 ZE 40 review

Renault Zoe Dynamique Nav R90 ZE 40 review. Price £23, 770 For – cute, well equipped, beautiful finish, ideal for city driving. Against – range inadequate for distance driving, not helped by unreliable recharging network. Rating: all-round family car * – city car **** Competition – Nissan Leaf, Hyundai Ioniq Electric, BMW i3, Kia Soul EV, VW […]

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Pent-up Demand Will Accelerate Electric Car Sales-McKinsey

Pent-up Demand Will Accelerate Electric Car Sales-McKinsey. “Consumer demand is starting to shift in favor of electric vehicles, with strong disruption potential” Here’s a prediction for 2017. More forecasters will say electric car sales are about to take off, but actual sales will remain in low gear. Admittedly, before the end of the year, Tesla’s […]

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Nissan Leaf review

Nissan Leaf review

Nissan Leaf review. For – quiet, gutsy drive; great if your commute is short and regular. Against – too expensive, unpredictable range. *** £29,490 (before £5,000 government grant) SILVERSTONE, England – Nissan has given its Leaf electric car a more powerful 30 Kw battery, which it says increases range by at least 25 per cent. […]

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Audi A3 E-Tron Review 2014

Audi A3 E-Tron Review 2014 – Plug-In Hybrid. E-Tron Combines Great Performance, Unbelievable Economy. For – terrific economy sometimes, quality, impressive performance. Against – too expensive. **** out of 5, £34,950 Audi has joined the plug-in hybrid crowd with its A3 e-tron. It is almost a couple of thousand pounds more expensive than its VW Golf GTE […]

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Europeans Reject Electric-Only Cars, But See Hybrid Case

“Electric car sales pace, far from growing, is slowing” Europeans Reject Electric-Only Cars, But See Hybrid Case Almost nobody in Europe wants to buy an electric car, but luckily for the manufacturers which need to sell alternative vehicles to meet harsh government regulations, there is a little bit more enthusiasm for hybrids. That’s the conclusion […]

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Batteries Battle Fuel Cells, Leaving Plug-In Hybrids To Prosper

Batteries Battle Fuel Cells. “most traditional automakers are de-emphasizing electric vehicle development in favour of fuel cell electric vehicles” Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines. Investment banker Morgan Stanley detects an […]

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