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VW unveils the 201BHP, 188MPG Golf GTE, mixing performance and efficiency

I’ve been a fan of the iconic Golf GTi for many years. My Mk2 8v was a cracking little car but it enjoyed a little too much to drink for my liking. VW have done a lot to improve the

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Ford’s C-Max Energi Hybrid named as the most fuel efficent Plugin Hyrbid with 108 MPG

Ford’s new C-Max Energi has been named the US’s most efficient plug-in hybrid after confirmation that it will officially return a rather impressive 108MPGe city. It’s combined rating issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has also been confirmed at 100MPGe, putting

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VW group to commit to plug-in hybrid technology. Seven new hybrids by 2013

Dr Martin Winterkorn, CEO and Chairman of the VW group has revealed that they will fully commit to Hybrid technology and will introduce seven plug-in hybrids over the next three years. Speaking at the VW Group evening just Dr Winterkorn called hybrid

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Pioneer satellite navigation gives hope / directions to plug in hypermilers

Drivers of current generation plugin vehicles understand that their range can be great effected by the route they take, something Pioneer is looking to help with its latest satellite navigation system. Behold the AVIC-ZHO9-MEV, this 7 inch TFT clad device

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Volvo V60 Plug-in Deisel Hybrid, 285BHP and 149MPG

Volvo has released more details of its V60 Plug-in Hybrid that will be unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, developed in partnership with Swedish utility company Vattenfall, which will be launched on

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