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Nissan Qashqai e-Power 190 Tekna Hybrid Review

Nissan Qashqai e-Power 190 Tekna Hybrid Review. For – handsome, competent, high quality, well equipped, impressive technology. Against – economy lags. **** Price – £38,885 Competition – Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage, SEAT Ateca, Peugeot 3008, VW Tiguan, Toyota RAV4, Renault Kadjar, Skoda Karoq “The fact this SUV doesn’t have all-wheel drive marks it down for […]

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DS4 E-Tense

European Ambivalence Undermines Impressive Plug-in Hybrid Case

European Ambivalence Undermines Impressive Plug-in Hybrid Case. “The PHEV issue is another example of how bad politics can ruin an industry” The plug-in hybrid seems the perfect answer to the electric car dilemma; battery power for all your local needs and a traditional motor for long distances.  European politicians though don’t like the idea and […]

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Vauxhall Grandland

As Electric Basics Come Under Pressure, Hybrid Qualities Demand Recognition

As Electric Basics Come Under Pressure, Hybrid Qualities Demand Recognition. “There are big practicalities in the way of net zero by 2035. It’s not going to happen and I don’t believe manufacturers are planning to go fully electric worldwide” Just as the corporate scramble to embrace electric cars hits high gear, many of the basic […]

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Vauxhall Grandland

Vauxhall Grandland GS Line Plug-In Hybrid-E 1.6 Turbo review

Vauxhall Grandland GS Line Plug-In Hybrid-E 1.6 Turbo review. For – great looks, decent quality, well equipped, good all-rounder. Against – battery capacity exaggerated* Competition – Jeep Renegade, Ford Kuga, Peugeot 3008, Renault Captur, Mini Countryman, Suzuki Across, MG HS, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mitsubishi Outlander, Citroen C5 Aircross, DS 7 **** £33,820 The bad […]

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Auto Industry Commits To All-Electric, But Hybrids Make Powerful Interim Case

Auto Industry Commits To All-Electric, But Hybrids Make Powerful Interim Case. “not possible. We can’t dictate here what green fanatics devise in the European Parliament,” As politicians declare their love for clean, pure electric cars and fall over themselves to be the first to ban the sale of allegedly dirty, climate threatening new fossil-fuel powered […]

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Suzuki Across Hybrid

Plug-In Hybrids Win By Eliminating Range Anxiety, But Hurdles Build

Plug-In Hybrids Win By Eliminating Range Anxiety, But Hurdles Build. “PHEVs are wolves-in-sheep’s clothing. They seem environmentally friendly, but false claims of lower emissions are a ploy to carry on making SUVs and ICE engines” Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are slugging it out with pure battery cars and SUVs to lead the great electric […]

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Electric Cars Lead The Revolution But Don’t Write-Off Hybrids

Electric Cars Lead The Revolution But Don’t Write-Off Hybrids. “whether in terms of toxicity or environmental damage, electric cars are simply less bad” Electric cars are firmly in the fast lane in the race to dominate personal transport and reach the promised land of global zero CO2 emissions, but don’t write off new technologies currently […]

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Mitsubishi Outlander 2021 review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Dynamic review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Dynamic review. For – well priced, well proven, high quality, all-electric for low-mileage. Against – bland styling, needs more electric range, ludicrous economy claim. *** £38,945 – before any subsidy Competition – BMW X5/3, Volvo XC90/60/40V60/S60, Kia Niro, Mini Countryman Cooper, Audi Q5, Peugeot 3008, Mercedes GLC/E/C/A, Range Rover Sport/Evoque Ford Kuga, VW […]

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