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Renault opens pop-up store at London’s Westfield Shopping Centre

Renault pop-up store Westfield Shopping Centre

Visitors to the Renault store at Europe’s largest indoor shopping mall will be able to test drive a trio of electrified E-Tech models. The ‘Car of the Year 2024’ – the Scenic E-Tech 100% electric – the Megane E-Tech 100% electric and Austral E-Tech full hybrid will all be available …

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Toyota Corolla reports for duty with UK police

Toyota Corolla police patrol car

The Toyota Corolla is a proud new recruit to the UK’s police – tailor-made and ready for duty as a reliable and durable patrol car that also offers the fuel and emissions efficiency benefits of hybrid power. A dedicated team at Toyota’s Special Vehicle Operations Division in Burnaston, Derbyshire carried …

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Honda CR-V e:PHEV review

Honda CR-V e:PHEV review

We road test the first plug-in hybrid from Honda – the all-new CR-V e:PHEV…  The Honda CR-V started off life as a pioneering family-friendly SUV way back in 1995. The Comfortable Runabout Vehicle’ is now in its sixth generation, and as a sign of the times, it’s now only available …

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Revealed: The world’s most popular new car of 2023

Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is on course to take the crown as the world’s best-selling vehicle of last year. While a small number of countries are yet to release their sales figures for 2023, preliminary data collected by automotive analyst JATO Dynamics indicates that the Model Y is in an …

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Lexus LBX crowned ‘Car of the Year’

Lexus LBX

The all-new Lexus LBX has been named What Car? Car of the Year for 2024. The stylish hybrid crossover also took home the Best Small SUV category award. What Car? editor Steve Huntingford, said: “The title of What Car? Car of the Year is reserved for the model that has …

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Nissan Qashqai e-Power review

Nissan Qashqai e-Power

We get behind the wheel of the Nissan Qashqai e-Power – a full hybrid like no other… The Nissan Qashqai has been a huge success. Originally launched in the UK back in 2007, it pioneered the crossover concept with its blend of hatchback compactness and SUV practicality, becoming the best-selling …

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Toyota Prius crowned Japan Car of the Year

Toyota Prius chief engineer Satoki Oya holds the Japan Car of the Year trophy

The all-new Toyota Prius has convincingly won the prestigious Japan Car of the Year trophy in Tokyo. Entering the awards ceremony as the favourite to win, the sleekly-styled Prius polled a massive 360 votes. The BMW X1 finished in second place with 150 votes to take the Import Car of …

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Renault Austral E-Tech review

Renault Austral E-Tech

There’s no doubt that the Renault Austral E-Tech has serious kerb appeal, but what’s this classy full hybrid like to drive? Over the years I’ve driven dozens of electric vehicles. And if you can charge from home and you’re open to a change of mindset, there’s every reason to switch. …

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Toyota C-HR review

Toyota C-HR

We drive the latest version of Toyota’s popular C-HR family crossover – and it’s a big, bold step-up… If a car could be judged purely on its styling, the second-generation Toyota C-HR would be best-in-class. And when you consider that its biggest rivals include the Nissan Qashqai, Kia Sportage, Skoda …

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Celebrating 30 years of the Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage - five generations

We head off for a trip down memory lane, taking all five generations of the Kia Sportage for a spin… Originally launched in 1993, the Kia Sportage has been the backbone of the South Korean brand’s remarkable success story. The popular family-sized SUV’s evolution perfectly reflects the manufacturer’s rapid rise …

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