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Hyundai Kona Electric review

Hyundai Kona Electric

If you could judge how good a car is by the amount of attention it gets, then the Hyundai Kona Electric would go to the top of the class. Admiring glances and conversations with curious passers-by were the order of the day. Refreshed for 2021, the Kona looks slicker than …

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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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Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen is hedging its bets with the all-new C4 – a distinctive family car that’s a cross between a hatchback and a crossover. Not only is it available with conventional petrol and diesel engines, but there’s also a pure electric version. Badged the e-C4, it has a useful 217-mile range …

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Mazda MX-30 review

Mazda-MX-30

Mazda often dares to be different, and the all-new MX-30 is a prime example. The Japanese company’s first all-electric model not only sports distinctive coupe-crossover styling, but dinky rear-opening back doors. Then there’s its range. At 124 miles, it’s very much in the city EV sector, competing against the likes …

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UK’s first all-electric ‘filling’ station opens

First Electric Forecourt - Braintree, Essex

The first ‘Electric Forecourt’ in the UK is open for business near Braintree in Essex. Funded by Gridserve, Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, Innovate UK and OZEV, electricity is generated from both the solar power canopies above the chargers, and a network of hybrid solar farms, also operated by Gridserve. Gridserve …

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Why drivers put the brakes on going electric

Electric car charging bays - motorway services

New research has revealed the biggest three factors holding buyers back from switching to electric cars. Higher purchase prices (52%), lack of local charging points (44%) and fear of being caught short on longer journeys (38%) were the top reasons, according to the research by The Society of Motor Manufacturers …

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New Hyundai is first with a solar roof

Hyundai launches car with a solar roof

Hyundai has launched its first car with a solar roof charging system in a bid to tackle range anxiety – that perennial problem faced by electric vehicles. The ground-breaking technology supports the car’s electric power source, improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. Though not a world first, it’s one …

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