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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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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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Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review. For – individual looks, rugged off roader, well equipped, powerful. Against – needs more battery range, who’s going off road? *** Price £39,100 Choices – Mitsubishi Outlander, Mini Countryman, Kia Niro, Renault Captur, Suzuki Across There’s nothing bland or boring about the Jeep Renegade. The body design of this SUV […]

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Plug-in Hybrids Will Play A Big Role, Despite Unjustified Green Attacks

Plug-in Hybrids Will Play A Big Role, Despite Unjustified Green Attacks. “Plug-in hybrids are the car industry’s wolf-in-sheep’s clothing” “PHEVs have a part to play especially when BEV can’t fulfil all lower CO2 requirements” You would think the half-way house that is a plug-in gasoline electric hybrid was the perfect stepping-stone to an all-battery powered […]

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Plug-in Hybrid Means Welcome Back SUV, Goodbye Crossover

“new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV provides what seems like almost impossibly good fuel economy”. Manufacturers have been busily disguising their new SUVs as “crossovers” as the green lobby victimizes owners of these often massive but versatile, practical and comfortable big beasts as enemies of the climate. Manufacturers often call their latest big four-by-four cross-country vehicles “crossovers” […]

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Toyota Prius review 2011

Toyota Prius review

Plug-In Hybrid Promises Economy, No Range Anxiety I’ve been driving the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid here in Britain, a new high-technology car which will keep the number crunchers at the Nissan Renault alliance awake at night. Toyota hasn’t yet published the full specification of the car. That will happen when it is launched in the […]

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Electric plug-in

Battery Cars Need Subsidies, So Budget Slashing Ominous

More Authoritative Forecasts Point To Marginal Future For Battery-Only Renault-Nissan Hanging Out On 10% Forecast Limb I didn’t think I could come with another reason why battery-electric cars make no sense for the foreseeable future, but try this. The only way that unaffordable, impractical, battery-only cars will sell is because of huge government subsidies, and […]

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