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What is the point of hybrid vehicles? For a self-charging hybrid, all electrical power would come directly or indirectly from petrol (diesel) engine. Surely there is no efficiency gained? For a PHEV, I...
I am in the market for a new car in the next six months. The one thing stopping me from progressing a purchase is the uncertainty of the death knell of ICE cars and being unsure of what technology to go...
I do a lot of short journeys so is buying a new diesel a no no with having a DPF?
I have a daily commute of approximately 14 miles each way in traffic. I am thinking of buying a hybrid - possibly a Kia Niro. Given the stop-start nature of the driving, what would be best, a self-charging...
I'm looking to change my car. I need a practical reliable family car with decent performance, but I'd like your advice please on whether I should go for petrol or hybrid or electric? My concern is if I...
I want to upgrade my diesel BMW X3 to an automatic petrol hybrid, what would you recommend?
I need to replace my Land Rover Freelander with an SUV or estate and I like the look of electric options. I'm ruling out all-electric because I do some long journeys and there don't seem to be enough charging...
I have a diesel Ford Focus. With all the controversy concerning diesels, is there a petrol hybrid estate you would recommend?
 

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