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Having three teenagers, one of whom plays the cello, we are looking for a replacement for our three-year-old Skoda Superb. The low down estate car has not helped my wife’s back problems and so we are looking...
Are there any sound generators to mimic engine sounds on hybrids? I thought they were due to become compulsory this summer and I am frightened by how many pedestrians step out in front of me!
I cover about 7000 miles per year. Can you suggest a hybrid or all-electric replacement for my MINI One?
We are thinking of buying a hybrid car for up to £20,000. Which would you go for and why?
Can you explain the difference between a plug-in hybrid and a self-charging hybrid? What are the relative advantages/disadvantages of the two technologies?
Is buying a hybrid car a wise choice for infrequent use? I do some long trips.
I'm looking for a possible replacement to my current seven-seater Toyota Verso. Are there any hybrids? Fuel efficiency will be really helpful. If it drives well that's an added bonus.
I'm about to purchase both a Toyota Prius plug-in and a Nissan Leaf. I have the option of getting a Chargemaster home charging unit for free via an offer from Toyota. I can have either a tethered unit...
Do you know if there are any manufactures that sell hybrid, PHEV or full electric 16/17 seat minibuses?
We feel that we need to sell our beloved Land Rover Freelander 2 because it's a diesel. We've started to look for a car which won't cost a fortune to own and run for the next three years. There's nothing...