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Seat Leon e-Hybrid review

SEAT-Leon-e-Hybrid

We’re already big fans of the fourth generation Seat Leon. In our 2020 review, we concluded that it’s “one of the most accomplished family hatchbacks on the market, offering affordability, economy, tech, refinement, space and driving pleasure”. Fast forward to 2021 and the petrol and diesel models have been joined …

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Tackling the electric car charging challenge

Kia Soul EV - Rolec WallPod_EV home charger

By 2030, sales of new cars and vans powered wholly by petrol and diesel will be banned, with hybrids to follow five years later. Between now and then most new cars launched will be offered with some form of electrification, accelerating demand for charge points. As a motoring journalist I …

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Suzuki Across review

Suzuki Across review

We review Suzuki’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle – the Across SUV… The handsome Across 4×4 is the first fruit of a collaboration between Suzuki and Toyota. You’d be forgiven for thinking it looks familiar, because it is – and in a good way. Let’s face it, if you’re going to …

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Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

Launched a couple of years ago, the Citroen C5 Aircross was a welcome addition to the highly competitive mid-sized SUV market dominated by the likes of the Nissan Qashqai, Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage and Peugeot 3008. Priced from £24,355, the C5 Aircross range was initially powered by an impressive range …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is still No 1

Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ended 2020 as the UK’s best selling plug-in hybrid SUV once again. It has been a best-seller every year since it was launched – that’s overall PHEV for five years and SUV PHEV for six. Clearly 2020 had its challenges, but it also proved to be …

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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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7-up for Go Ultra Low

Go Ultra Low line-up

Audi, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen have joined the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign. The trio have teamed up with existing members BMW, Nissan, Renault and Toyota to increase awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) among British car buyers. Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low members boast 15 ULEVs – from …

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‘Zero-cost’ driving Mitsubishi-style

Roz Drinkwater with her Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Meet the mum-of-two motoring for free thanks to a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and solar panels. Roz Drinkwater from Christchurch, Dorset, is enjoying free motoring, thanks to the installation of solar panels on her home to power her Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle). She doesn’t pay a penny for …

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