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Honda Jazz Crosstar EX CVT 1.5 i-MMD review

Honda Jazz Crosstar EX CVT 1.5 i-MMD review. For – tough, practical, economical, cute, good performance/handling. Against – pricey, baffling connectivity. ***** £23,185 I’ve had various Honda Jazz models over 18 years and I’m a big fan. I still have one. Solid, dependable, cute and utilitarian thanks to the magic seats. So well designed that […]

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VW Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE Advance 1.4 TSI review – plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen Golf GTE Advance 1.4 TSI review – plug-in hybrid. For – terrific performance, unbelievable economy, great quality. Against – too expensive. ***** £38,175 (before grant of £2,500) If you want CO2 emissions-free motoring you can buy an all-electric car with free range-anxiety added, or you might consider the less purist route and buy a […]

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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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