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Volkswagen’s Pikes Peak record run – from all angles

Volkswagen's Pikes Peak record run

Watch Romain Dumas break the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record in Volkswagen’s revolutionary electric racer. Dumas was at the wheel of the 650PS all-electric ID R prototype specially crafted for the purpose. Defeating cars powered by conventional engines, his time of 7:57.148 minutes not only smashed the previous …

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Most Brits planning to ditch diesel cars

Diesel fuel

UK motorists look set to go green in the near future, as 55% plan to swap diesel for a more ‘planet-friendly’ alternative with their next car purchase. A study of 2,000 motorists currently in the market for a new vehicle found 42% are concerned that they may be taxed more …

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Andy Murray goes electric with Jaguar

Andy Murray and his all-electric Jaguar I-Pace

British tennis ace Andy Murray has taken delivery of the all-new, all-electric Jaguar I-Pace. The Wimbledon winner fulfilled the promise he made during WWF’s World Earth Hour to ‘go electric’ and become one of the first Jaguar I-PACE customers on World Environment Day. Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver and fellow WWF …

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Milk & More’s electrifying float fleet

Milk & More's StreetScooter

Milk & More, Britain’s largest milk delivery service is rolling out its quietest and most environmentally friendly delivery vehicles to date, following its purchase of 200 electric StreetScooters. The £6.5 million investment is part of Milk & More’s strategy to secure the future of the much-loved British milkman and makes …

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Millennials are leading the charge for electric cars

Charging a Renault Zoe

More than eight out of 10 people (82%) claim they would consider buying an electric car, according to new research. The international study, conducted by vehicle history checker hpi, probed people’s perceptions, knowledge and concerns regarding electric vehicles (EVs). Millennials are the keenest age group to make an environmental change, …

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2018 Nissan Leaf review

Nissan LEAF

This new second-generation pure electric Nissan Leaf comes seven years after the original. It offers more power, more tech, a new look and a slightly lower price. Most importantly, it now has a longer range from a bigger 40kWh battery. Let’s see how it performs in the real world… What …

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Unique electric classic Mini revealed

One-off 100% electric classic Mini

BMW-owned MINI has gone back to the future, unveiling a one-off electric version of the iconic Mini. The classic Mini is the world’s most recognisable city car, with more than five million sold between 1959 and 2000. Now engineers at the Oxford-based manufacturer have transported a classic model into the …

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Radical Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV revealed

Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar has officially launched the I-Pace, the company’s first all-electric SUV, at an event in London streamed globally. Available to order now, it will be priced from £63,495 in the UK (excluding government incentives). The I-Pace gets electrifying all-wheel drive performance from twin Jaguar-designed electric motors with a combined 400PS …

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Hyundai showcases first autonomous hydrogen cars

NEXO Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Showcase

South Korean car giant Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driving hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of next generation Hyundai FCEVs completed a self-driven, high-speed, 118-mile test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. Until now, autonomous driving has only been demonstrated on selected sections …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 100,000 milestone

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi’s game-changing Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) has raced to 100,000 sales in Europe, just four years after its launch. Despite increasing competition in the plug-in segment, the SUV was the best-selling PHEV in Europe during 2015, 2016 and 2017, retaining the overall No 1 spot in the United Kingdom, Norway and …

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