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New Toyota Yaris 2020 review

The new Toyota Yaris is a car that focuses on efficiency and ease of ownership, much like its predecessors, and we cannot wait to try it out on UK roa…
28 May 2020
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New BMW X2 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid priced from £37,885

The fuel-sipping plug-in hybrid BMW X2 xDrive25e arrives in UK showrooms this summer
26 May 2020
Visit New Skoda Superb iV Estate 2020 review
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Skoda Superb Estate

New Skoda Superb iV Estate 2020 review

Adding a plug-in powertrain has done very little to dent the appeal of the new Skoda Superb Estate, in fact, it could become the pick of the range for…
24 May 2020
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Toyota Corolla Hybrid Excel: long-term test review

Fourth report: Toyota Corolla family hatchback’s credentials get put to test with a new arrival in Wilson clan
21 May 2020
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New Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid 2020 review

The new plug-in hybrid Audi A8 TFSI e has a lot of positives, but it lacks the ride quality or refinement of its rivals
20 May 2020
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Toyota TS050 Hybrid breaks Le Mans lap record - Motorsport Moments

We look back at Kamui Kobayashi’s amazing 2017 qualifying lap in our series on great moments from motorsport history.
14 May 2020
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Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge R-Design: long-term test review

First report: the plug-in hybrid Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge has got off to a strong start, thanks to life under lockdown
12 May 2020

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Visit Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review
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Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review

Third report: we look at the plug-in Volvo S60 T8 premium saloon’s storage solutions
5 May 2020
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Visit Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV launched
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Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV launched

Audi now offers practical estate with a plug-in hybrid powertrain offering 362bhp and a claimed electric range of 32 miles
27 Apr 2020
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Jeep Renegade and Compass PHEV hybrids
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Jeep Renegade and Compass 4xe First Edition PHEVs on the way

Coronavirus lockdown at Italian factories has delayed production of the Jeep Renegade and Compass PHEVs by a few months
27 Apr 2020
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Best small hybrids on sale now

Do you need good fuel economy, but don’t want a large PHEV? Here’s our list of the best small hybrids on sale in the UK
27 Apr 2020
Visit New Kia XCeed PHEV 2020 review
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New Kia XCeed PHEV 2020 review

The Kia XCeed PHEV crossover brings the promise of brilliant economy, but falls down in other areas
23 Apr 2020
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Opinion

“Plug-in hybrids do much more than just avoid tax”

Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks plug-in hybrids are a good thing – as they are used in the right way
22 Apr 2020
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Front-wheel-drive Lexus NX 300h relaunched

Lexus NX SUV reintroduced with front-wheel-drive after a two-year hiatus, improving fuel economy by around eight percent
22 Apr 2020
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New Land Rover Discovery Sport PHEV and Range Rover Evoque PHEV join range

Plug-in hybrid powertrains are now available in the Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque and both are now on sale
21 Apr 2020
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Hot plug-in hybrid Volkswagen T-Roc GTE on the cards

VW’s plug-in hybrid boss hints that a fast, frugal T-Roc could be in the pipeline to sit below the hottest R variant
9 Apr 2020
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New 2020 Kia Ceed Sportswagon Plug-in hybrid goes on sale

The new Kia Ceed Sportwagen PHEV arrives with a claimed economy figure of 188mpg
6 Apr 2020
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New 2020 Kia XCeed PHEV: prices, specs and release date

Plug-in hybrid version of the Kia XCeed promises up to 201.8mpg and 32g/km of CO2 from its petrol-electric powertrain
6 Apr 2020
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New Ford Kuga PHEV 2020 review

The Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid SUV is at its best when running on pure electric power
3 Apr 2020
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Hybrid cars

What is a hybrid car?

Hybrids are everywhere but with mild hybrids, full hybrids and plug-in hybrids all available, understanding the technology can be hard.
24 Mar 2020
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Hybrid version of new C8 Chevrolet Corvette allegedly spied

New camouflaged Corvette boosts rumours that Chevrolet is planning to electrify its iconic muscle car
23 Mar 2020
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Mercedes E 300 e vs BMW 530e

Plug-in hybrids will be more popular under new tax rules, so we test the new Mercedes E 300 e against the BMW 530e to see which is on target
19 Mar 2020
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Hyundai Kona Hybrid vs Kia Niro Hybrid

The Hyundai Kona Hybrid and Kia Niro Hybrid battle it out in the lucrative hybrid SUV sector
19 Mar 2020
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New Audi Q5 55 TFSI e review

The new plug-in hybrid Audi Q5 55 TFSI e is expensive, but it offers the perfect blend of pace, practicality, comfort and efficiency
19 Mar 2020
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New 2020 Nissan Qashqai set to go hybrid

The next-generation Qashqai will feature two new hybrid powertrains, and our exclusive images preview the new model’s styling
19 Mar 2020
Visit New Toyota Corolla GR Sport 2020 review
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Toyota Corolla

New Toyota Corolla GR Sport 2020 review

The new Toyota Corolla GR Sport adds a touch of sporting flair to the hatchback's range, but the steep price tag would have us thinking twice about bu…
18 Mar 2020
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New Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 2020 review

The new 296bhp Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 plug-in promises performance and economy, but is simply too expensive to justify
5 Mar 2020
Visit Mercedes CLA and GLA plug-in hybrid models revealed
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Mercedes CLA and GLA plug-in hybrid models revealed

Mercedes has launched new PHEV-powered variants of the CLA Coupé, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA crossover
3 Mar 2020
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BMW 3 Series

New BMW 330e Touring plug-in hybrid launched

Plug-in hybrid estate version of the new BMW 3 Series is available in the UK with rear and four-wheel-drive options
18 Feb 2020
Visit New BMW X5 xDrive45e 2019 review
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BMW X5 SUV

New BMW X5 xDrive45e 2019 review

The new plug-in hybrid BMW X5 xDrive45e offers over 50 miles on electric power and over 200mpg, but does it deliver?
18 Dec 2019
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BMW 5 Series

BMW 530e plug-in hybrid revised for 2019

The BMW 530e PHEV has been updated with a new battery pack, better economy, reduced emissions and a longer all-electric range
2 Aug 2019
Visit Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV launched
Audi A6 Avant

Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV launched

Audi now offers practical estate with a plug-in hybrid powertrain offering 362bhp and a claimed electric range of 32 miles
27 Mar 2019