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BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid review

BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid review

The impressive plug-in hybrid version of BMW’s popular 3 Series is one of the big sales successes of 2021. With officially quoted CO2 emissions as low as 37g/km, the 330e is especially appealing for company car drivers looking to make significant tax savings. It also makes sense for private motorists …

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Lexus UX 300e review

Lexus UX 300e review

Lexus was a part-electrification pioneer when it launched the RX400h self-charging hybrid SUV way back in 2004. However, it’s taken until now for the premium car maker to bring its first all-electric vehicle – the UX 300e – to market. Consequently, it’s a little late to the party, joining the …

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Renault’s drive for clean school air

Renault's drive for clean school air

More than half of drivers would be willing to take a different route on their regular commute, if it meant avoiding and reducing congestion outside schools, claims new data. This congestion, which leads to vehicles sitting with their engines running (also known as idling), is a key contributor to poor …

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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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Suzuki Swace review

Suzuki Swace review

Who would have thought there would come a day when buying a Suzuki is a patriotic choice? Yet, that is exactly the case if you choose the new Swace estate. The Swace is the second example of the new collaboration between Suzuki and Toyota. The first was the impressive Across …

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Daniel Ricciardo drives the new McLaren Artura

Daniel Ricciardo drives the new McLaren Artura

McLaren Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo took time out of his busy pre-season diary to take the all-new McLaren Artura high-performance hybrid supercar for a spin. Now he’s part of the McLaren family, alongside team-mate Lando Norris, Daniel gets to drive McLarens with two seats as well as one – …

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Toyota Yaris review

Toyota Yaris review

We suspect the age demographic of the average Yaris buyer will be sliced in half with the launch of Toyota’s latest model – one of the big automotive surprises of the last year. The Japanese giant’s best-selling supermini has been transformed for its fourth generation, with cool looks, top tech, …

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Car buyers reveal hybrid knowledge gap

Honda hybrid

More than half of Brits (52%) believe their next car is likely to be a hybrid vehicle, according to new research by Honda. However, despite this strong intention to go greener, 68% of petrol and diesel drivers reckon they do not know enough to buy one. “While 68% of petrol …

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Honda Jazz Crosstar review

Honda Jazz Crosstar review

You’ve got to hand it to Honda. In one fell swoop, they’ve erased the Jazz’s reputation as the car of choice for senior citizens and created one of the coolest, most advanced superminis on the market. The distinctive fourth generation model comes in two flavours – standard Jazz hatchback and …

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Subaru Forester e-Boxer review

Subaru Forester e-Boxer review

Subaru is a hidden gem of the UK automotive market. Elsewhere, in countries such as the US and Australia, the Japanese company’s cars are more appreciated and sell in much bigger numbers. The brand’s capable 4x4s are renowned for their durability and owners are intensively loyal, holding onto their cars …

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