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Kia Motors leading the charge

Kia e-Niro review

The award-winning Kia e-Niro was the best-selling electric vehicle (EV) in the UK during October, according to the latest official figures. Kia sold 833 e-Niros in October, representing an 8.9% share of all EVs sold in that month. In the UK, the affordable Niro family of SUVs (including plug-in and …

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Kia XCeed PHEV review

Kia XCeed PHEV review

The standard Kia XCeed got a huge thumbs up from us when we reviewed it in 2019. A good-looking “urban crossover” version of the Ceed hatchback, it slots in below Kia’s big-selling Sportage. With its raised ride height and driving position, bigger wheels and more rugged look, its closest rival …

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Skoda Superb iV estate review

Skoda Superb iV estate review

We test the new plug-in hybrid version of the award-winning Skoda Superb… Cards on table time – we’re huge fans of the Skoda Superb. No other car offers the same blend of value for money, space, clever design touches and dependability. Now, with the launch of the Czech brand’s first …

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Award-winning electric and plug-in hybrid cars

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

The UK’s best new electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars for every budget have been revealed at the inaugural What Car? Electric Car Awards. Held in association with charging point provider Myenergi, the 16 categories were devised to help buyers of every need and budget make the best choice …

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Britain’s best-selling new cars

Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa was the UK’s best-selling car for the second consecutive month in July. According to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 5,455 were sold – just pipping the Ford Fiesta (5,421). Overall, sales for diesel cars were down 25.9 per cent on …

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Milestone for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2014 and 2019

Mitsubishi is celebrating the success of its game-changing Outlander plug-in hybrid which was launched six years ago this month. Not only has it recently passed the 50,000 registrations milestone in the UK, but it remains the most popular PHEV here, in Europe and the world. The competitively priced SUV, powered …

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Extreme testing for Jeep’s new plug-in hybrids

Watch Jeep’s first plug-in hybrid vehicles – the Compass and Renegade 4xe – complete an epic 3,800km road test from Italy to Sweden. The PHEVs herald a new era for the American brand and as part of extreme weather testing, the 4x4s were driven from the Mirafiori plant in Turin …

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Electrifying future for Ford

Teaser of Ford’s all-new Mustang-inspired fully-electric performance SUV

Ford expects the majority of its passenger vehicle sales to be electrified by the end of 2022, as the company gets set to launch a line-up of eco-friendly new cars. A Ford Mustang-inspired, all-electric SUV (teased above) is among the vehicles, along with the all-new Kuga Plug-In Hybrid, EcoBlue Hybrid …

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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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Britain’s most popular new cars revealed

Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta has cemented its reputation as the UK’s favourite car, taking the No 1 spot for the 10th consecutive year. However, final year figures for 2018 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that total registrations were down 6.8% to 2.37 million cars, reflecting 12 …

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