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You recently commented on driving your Father's Auris hybrid, and I think I remember your remarking on the smoothness of the autobox. We currently run a BMW 3 Series and a V5 Golf, which is getting a little...
I drive a Mercedes CLK here in Lancashire and journey down to London. I fancy a small electric car to use in central London. I like the vehicle Andrew Marr drives around London. It looks vintage but I...
I'm looking for a new car. I currently drive an 02 Focus 115 TDCi and it's getting about 30 to the gallon as I'm always in traffic to and from college. I'd like something that gets more to the gallon...
My questions are: 1) How exactly does a hybrid car work? 2) How is the electric part recharged and how far would the average car travel on one charge? 3) Would the driver in reality use the petrol part...
Looking to replace our second car (2004 Nissan Almera) with a neat city car. Both the Panda and Aygo have received good reviews by reviewers and owners. Out of the two, which would you recommend as the...
Further to our discussion about the FIAT 500 TwinAir, ‘Autocar’ only got 37mpg out of the car on its first drive of the Lounge and 35.7 mpg on the full Autocar test, which is far worse than you get in...
I presently lease a Nissan Micra Tekna through the NHS trust l work for. The trust will not be undertaking any further leasing agreements when mine runs out in June 2011. I have decided to take on a personal...
Would you recommend a Prius or similar for motorway journeys, including on the Continent? If not, what's the drawback?
I have a new Smart Car which is using a lot of fuel and feels as though it is labouring when trying to keep to 30mph and 40 mph speed limits. Is the car too powerful or is there something wrong with it?...
Don't you think it's about time that the manufacturers produced an autotrans that was suited to small/city cars? It seems crazy to me that Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and BMW are introducing quite unnecessary...
 

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