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Top 10 car brands for customer satisfaction

Lexus UX

Japanese car makers led by Lexus have dominated the Driver Power 2019 brand results, claiming six of the Top 10 spots. Hot on the heels of last week’s Driver Power new car results – which saw the Toyota Prius claim victory as the best car on sale today – the …

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Drivers holding back on electric switch

Electric car charging

Lower prices, reassurances over battery life and more accessible charge points are among the things drivers claim would persuade them to switch to an electric car, it has emerged. According to research commissioned by Jardine Motors Group, despite the fact that electric vehicles are greener, just 7% of motorists have …

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Jaguar I-Pace wins World Car of the Year hat-trick

Jaguar I-Pace

The game-changing all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has completed an historic treble at the 2019 World Car Awards. Not only did it win the coveted 2019 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year titles – equalling the success of the F-Pace in 2017 – it was also …

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Revealed: the most satisfying new cars to own

Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

The Toyota Prius has topped the table in the UK’s biggest new car ownership survey. The world’s biggest-selling hybrid car narrowly beat the Lexus IS saloon in the 2019 Driver Power survey, published exclusively by Auto Express. In all, there were three hybrids in the Driver Power top five, while …

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Milestone for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Sales of the ground-breaking Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have reached 200,000 globally since it was launched in 2013, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced. The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries and in doing so has become the world’s best-selling PHEV. It has …

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Fuel economy figures more accurate than ever

What Car Real MPG fuel economy testing procedure

What Car?’s True MPG testing has revealed that new official fuel economy tests are providing more accurate results than ever before. The Worldwide Harmonised Test Vehicle Procedure (WLTP) was introduced by the European Union in September 2017 to assess new vehicle emissions and fuel economy more accurately. The WLTP protocol …

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Plug-in cars soar to record high in UK

Volkswagen and Tesco chargepoint partnership

The number of plug-in electric cars on British roads grew by three-quarters last year, according to new data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). There are now a record 195,410 plug-in vehicles (pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids) on our roads. Overall ownership of alternatively fuelled …

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Norwich shopping treat for Mercedes-Benz customers

Mercedes-Benz Pop Up Norwich

Mercedes-Benz has opened its newest Pop-Up Shop in Norwich’s intu Chapelfield Shopping Centre. As well as a selection of the most popular Mercedes-Benz models, there’s an Approved Used Zone, located outside for the first time. For motorsport fans, there is the opportunity to compete against friends and family for the …

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How to save £24 per day driving in London

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Sponsored post Owners of older cars who drive in London on a daily basis can save up to £24 per day, or around £500 per month, by switching to a plug-in hybrid such as the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. With the establishment of the new Ultra-Low Emissions Zone in central London, …

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Ford teases all-new Puma crossover

New Ford Puma teaser picture

The much-loved Ford Puma is making a comeback, except this time round it’s morphed into a compact SUV. On sale in 2020 and slotting in between the EcoSport and all-new Kuga, Ford claims the Puma “fuses stunning exterior design; best-in-class luggage capacity and flexibility; and 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain technology”. The …

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