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News: VW reveals hybrid Passat GTE at Paris show


That most dependable but conservative of saloon and estate cars, the VW Passat, has been catapulted into the modern age with a cutting-edge, plug-in...
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News: Wireless charging for S-class hybrid just 18...


A CAR that can be charged like an electric toothbrush will be sold in Britain in about 18 months.
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News: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV goes upmarket with...


It only went on sale in April this year but the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) is already being reinvented in time for the 2014 Paris...
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News: Peugeot Quartz concept is a striking take on...


The best motor show concept cars have a habit of upstaging their production-ready siblings and in recent years Peugeot's design team has produced...
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First drive review: Volkswagen Golf GTE (2015)


The Volkswagen marketing man summed up this new plug-in hybrid Golf GTE thusly: “For the man it is the fun of the driving, and for the woman it's...
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The Clarkson review: BMW i8 (2014)


Despite the i8's technical complexity, you drive it as you drive any other car - a huge achievement says Jeremy Clarkson
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Points: Letters of the week


The issues that got you talking this week
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Plug-in, baby? Not after trying the Mitsubishi Outlander...


Nanny Hybrid has shattered my electric dream
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News: Controversy as £100,000 BMW i8 qualifies for...


DRIVERS HANDING over a £100,000 cheque for a new luxury BMW supercar will soon be offered a £5,000 discount courtesy of the government because the...
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First drive review: BMW i8 (2014)


The new BMW i8 hybrid supercar is so easy on the eye and the road that not even Jennifer Lopez and her entourage could upstage its launch, says Giles...
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First drive review: Porsche 918 Spyder (Weissach package)


What an honour it was last week to be invited to a racetrack in Spain to be one of a select group of journalists granted the chance to try out...
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First drive review: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid (2013)


When, in 2009, Porsche brought out a four-door grand tourer, some of the car’s harsher critics balked at its hard-to-love looks.