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10 of the safest new cars 2019

Jaguar I-Pace

  Meet the 10 contenders vying for the What Car? Safety Award 2019, revealed by road safety organisation Thatcham Research. Matthew Avery, What Car? Safety Award judge and Director of Research at Thatcham Research said the cars on the shortlist for the award, which will be announced on January 22, …

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Nervous drivers steering clear of motorways

motorway-traffic

Millions of Brits admit to feeling anxious when driving on motorways, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 motorists by Nissan has found 23% are uncomfortable on multi-lane highways. More than half (55%) of drivers say they’re nervous when hemmed in between cars and lorries on motorways, while 43 …

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Best used electric cars for under £10,000

Electric vehicles (EVs) are more popular than ever with May seeing an 18.7% increase in the number of new pure electric vehicles registered, according to the SMMT. For motorists looking for a used electric vehicle, vehicle valuation experts at HPI have selected five of the best EVs to buy for …

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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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Volvo XC60 crowned World Car of the Year 2018

Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 has been named World Car of the Year 2018 at the New York Auto Show, adding another accolade to the Swedish car maker’s growing list. In March, the XC60’s smaller sibling, the new Volvo XC40 compact SUV, was named European Car of the Year for 2018. The …

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New Nissan Leaf lights up London

Nissan Leaf parked at Electric Avenue

Nissan marked the official UK ‘on sale’ date of the all-new Leaf by showcasing the 100% EV on Electric Avenue in south London. To be exact, it was located at the crossroads of the UK’s first electrified street – and one of its most polluted – Electric Avenue and Brixton …

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Top 10 most searched for cars in 2017

BMW 3 Series

The BMW 3 Series is the most searched for car in the UK for the seventh year running, according to Auto Trader – the UK’s largest online marketplace for new and used cars. The 3 Series was searched for more than 40 million times on Auto Trader in 2017, closely …

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100% electric Nissan turns over a new Leaf

Second generation Nissan Leaf production begins in Sunderland

Second-generation Nissan Leaf electric cars have started rolling off the production line at Nissan’s giant UK plant in Sunderland. Looking cooler than the outgoing model and embodying Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision, the new Leaf offers a greater range, advanced driver assistance technologies and enhanced connectivity. The Sunderland plant is building …

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Brits first to complete Mongol Rally in electric car

Plug In Adventures becomes first team to complete epic Mongol Rally challenge in all-electric car

A couple from Aberdeen have become the first people to complete the Mongol Rally in an all-electric vehicle after relying on cafes, hotels and barbershops to recharge on the way. Chris and Julie Ramsey, aka Plug In Adventures, crossed the finish line in Ulan-Ude in their modified 2016 Nissan Leaf …

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Used electric car best buys named

BMW i3

Growth in demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is charging ahead which means that it’s also a good time to consider buying second-hand. The UK market for alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) saw a record market share of 4.4% in June with more than 10,700 hitting the roads – a rise of …

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