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BMW i3 Concept heading to the Paris Motor Show

BMW will join the ever increasing array of manufacturers offing its next generation of electric vehicles at this year’s Paris Motor Show, however BMW will be going a step further with its i3 concept by also factoring in its sustainability.

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Some of the Best Family Cars

Buying a family car is not easy. There are many factors that need to be considered. The perfect family car comes from a combination of several features such as security, space and comfort. You can never overstate the importance of

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EV West offers its 420BHP EV E36 M3 to “The Peak”

Not many people know this, but before the green bug bit, I was a bit of a performance car nut. Numerous quick cars came and went over the years including MR2 Turbo’s, 3 Ford Capri’s and an XR2-Turbo. Now I’m

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Plug-in car grant (PICG) extended until 2015, now includes vans

The Government announced yesterday that the UK Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) has been extended until 2015.  The PiCG or UK Electric car grant is worth up to £5,000 toward the cost of eligible cars. The grant has been under review

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Honda EV-STER Concept gets the “Green” light for a production model

Hot from the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda has confirmed that its EV-STER Concept will spawn a full production version of the 2 seater. This mid engine rear wheel drive could be the firms replacement for its discontinues S2000 which proved to

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Electric car sales running out of charge

Despite generous grants by the UK Government, sales of electric cars (EVs) have stalled. Figures released by the Department for Transport show that only 215 electric vehicle (EV) grants were issued in the last three months, fewer than half the

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FIRST DRIVE: Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf is currently the only all Electric (EV) production car available in the UK. I have been lucky enough to be given some time behind the wheel to see if the Leaf could be a viable alternative to

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