21 Aug: Skoda Enyaq iV 80

… Skoda Enyaq iV 80 … Over the past few months I have been driving a variety of electric and hybrid cars. No longer is it an odd feeling, it’s just something that regular drivers will take in their stride. After all, it’s only the bit under the bonnet which […] Read more »

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31 Jul: Ford Transit Custom Trail

… Ford Transit Custom Trail … There are two major issues with Ford’s latest variation on the Transit Custom theme, the first one is desirability and the second is price. Although the desirability factor is very high, so too is the price! Over the past ten years the light commercial […] Read more »

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17 Jul: LR Defender 90

… Land Rover Defender 90 SE … I’m puzzled. I have no idea who the new Land Rover Defender 90 is aimed at. It has four seats but works better as a two seater, or a 2+2 at a push. Of course it will go anywhere but an explorer won’t […] Read more »

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02 Jul: Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

… Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDi Hybrid … Education is a wonderful thing. I took real delight recently in explaining to an electrified tut tutter that the Hyundai Tucson was not the gigantic fossil fuel guzzling highway hogger that she thought. I pointed out that it was petrol fuelled, not diesel […] Read more »

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25 Jun: SsangYong Rexton

… SsangYong Rexton Ultimate … Although SsangYong has been building vehicles for nearly 70 years, it wasn’t until 27 years ago that the Korean brand was first introduced to the UK. Admittedly they looked a bit ‘different’ but then so did the products of other eastern manufacturers when they first […] Read more »

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20 Jun: Skoda Octavia vRS TDI

… Skoda Octavia vRS TDI 4×4 … Over the past few months as the Government ramps up its intentions to have us all electrically driven by 2030 and the world’s car manufacturers struggle to keep up with, never mind get ahead of, legislation, I have been driving quite a few […] Read more »

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17 Jun: LR Defender FCEV?

… Defender FCEV? … Jaguar Land Rover is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin this year. The FCEV concept is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s aim to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036, and net […] Read more »

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16 Jun: Kia Soul EV

… Kia Soul EV … The Kia Soul is a rather unusual looking machine. In fact one observer commented unkindly that it looks like a conventional three box saloon which has been backed into a wall – at speed. That of course is only one view, there are many others […] Read more »

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02 Jun: Volvo V90 Hybrid T6 AWD

… Volvo V90 Plug In Hybrid T6 AWD … Motoring luxury can be defined in a five letter word – Volvo. Why spend a six figure sum in the pursuit of luxurious comfort when five figures will do the job perfectly comfortably? Of course there are other manufacturers in the […] Read more »

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24 May: Mazda 6

… Mazda 6, 2.5 SkyActiv G … As the age of electricity draws ever nearer so the differences between cars and manufacturers will become ever smaller. We’ve already seen and are still seeing huge conglomerates buying up the smaller car manufacturers with some sticking with the product or absorbing it […] Read more »

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