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I have owned a Smart car for 10 years and am considering replacing it. The new car has to fit into a short parking space. Do I have to consider electric vehicles or are there 'short' petrol cars available?
I have currently a Smart Passion Diesel which is just under 1 year old. So far I have been delighted with the car but my driving mileage is going to dramatically change. Currently I am driving approx...
My husband will shortly be having a Nissan Leaf for a 24-hour test drive. Have you driven one? If so, what is your considered opinion as to its merit against normally-engined cars.
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...
 

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