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Bentley unveils “world’s first luxury hybrid”

World’s first luxury hybrid model, the Bentayga Hybrid

Bentley has taken the wraps off what’s claimed to be the world’s first luxury hybrid car, the Bentayga Hybrid. In Bentley’s first step towards full electrification, the plug-in hybrid model combines an advanced electric motor with a powerful and efficient V6 petrol engine. The Bentayga Hybrid will be the company’s …

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Launching a new SUV that stands out from the crowd is no mean feat, and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is one such car. With its sporty coupe-like profile and unusual rear, complete with split-screen spoiler, there’s no mistaking it. It’s a good car too, but I can’t help feeling that …

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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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Volvo’s bold plan to go all electric

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Every Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor, it’s been announced. Håkan Samuelsson, President and Chief Executive of Volvo Cars, made the historic pledge, placing electrification at the core of the Chinese-owned company’s future business. For Volvo, it marks the end of an era of cars that have …

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Darts legend powers off in a PHEV

Darts legend Phil "The Power" Taylor with his Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor has taken delivery of a new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, courtesy of a 12-month association deal with a Staffordshire showroom. The 16-time World Darts Champion picked up the UK’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV from Holdcroft Mitsubishi in Leek Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Phil can now drive to tournaments in …

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7-up for Go Ultra Low

Go Ultra Low line-up

Audi, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen have joined the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign. The trio have teamed up with existing members BMW, Nissan, Renault and Toyota to increase awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) among British car buyers. Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low members boast 15 ULEVs – from …

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First drive – Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi adds a touch of class to the fast-growing PHEV sector with the launch of the A3 e-tron. It may not look it, but rarely has a new Audi lived up to the company’s “Vorsprung durch Technik” (Advancement through Technology) slogan as the new A3 Sportback e-tron. Audi’s first ever …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV launched

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle)

Mitsubishi Motors unveils its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Its looks may not set the world on fire, but I can assure you that the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a game-changer in the motoring world. Seven reasons why the PHEV might be for you… 1) It’s the only plug-in hybrid …

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