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Stars ‘love’ Porsche 918 Spyder

Maria Sharapova and Mark Webber with a Porsche 918 Spyder

Racing driver Mark Webber chauffeurs tennis icon Maria Sharapova to top tennis party. Mark Webber and Maria Sharapova arrived in style for the glamorous Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Pre-Wimbledon Party in London. The works Porsche Le Mans driver drove Sharapova in a 918 Spyder – the most powerful Porsche road …

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Toyota’s hybrid milestone

Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports

Japanese car giant Toyota celebrates sales of 100,000 hybrids in the UK. It’s hard to believe, but Toyota launched its first generation Prius on October 19, 2000. Now, 14 years on, 100,000 Toyota hybrids have been sold in the UK. So it’s fitting that the landmark car was a British-built …

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VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid revealed

Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its new hot hatch hybrid. VW claim the GTE will combine “the benefits of electric mobility with the dynamics of a Golf GTI”. The new Golf is now available in five drive types – petrol, diesel, electric, hybrid and natural gas (not in the …

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The Increasing Popularity of the Toyota Hybrid

The Increasing Popularity of the Toyota Hybrid

2014 is said to be the year of the Toyota Hybrid. The popularity of these vehicles is always increasing, but why? Firstly let’s consider these types of cars in general. Hybrid cars use more than one means of propulsion and at the moment that means combining a conventional petrol or …

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Choosing a Family Car

Choosing the right car for your family is an important decision. It’s one of your biggest financial investments and it matters because you want your family to be safe, comfortable and happy to spend hours at a time in the vehicle. A family car needs to have lots of space …

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EV or Not EV – That’s the question

As a world population we have been seduced by the green message when it comes to new cars. The problem is that, the more we find out, the less we like what we hear. Electric vehicles were first introduced to us because oil is a finite resource. No oil – …

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10 Top Green Cars

Green vehicles are not only good for the environment, but can save you a bomb when it comes to fuel and tax. So, here are Automotive Blog”s top ten green combustion engine vehicles. Chevrolet Volt The Volt manages to be a hybrid but works solely as an electric until above …

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Hi Tech Car Pooling

It seems that Daimler have seen the future of car pooling and come up with an interesting mix of technology and travel.  Car2gether is the offshoot of Daimle’s Car2go scheme where the need for car ownership is removed, well at least if you live in Austin, Texas or Ulm, Germany.  …

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Electric Cars, a Survey

With the government increasingly emphasising the importance of more environmentally friendly, green cars and even going to the lengths of offering thousands off certain green models, the popularity of the green, electric car can only increase- you would think. However a recent survey on attitudes towards electric cars by the …

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