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I'm looking to replace my Mistubishi Outlander PHEV. I need an estate car with hybrid/plug-in, large boot (I've got dogs) and, ideally, occasional 4WD. I do sometimes use the car to pull a caravan, and...
I'm looking for a new premium hatchback that I can keep for a few years and do a mixture of short journeys and long motorway trips - about 15,000-18,000 miles per year. I also want a fairly decent performance....
I don’t do many long journeys and I'm in late 70’s - which would be most suitable for me, a hybrid or plug-in hybrid?
Are the mpg figures for the Jaguar F-Pace petrol plug-in believable? How are they calculated?
I have a Toyota Prius, which is approaching 3 years old and 53,000 miles. In normal circumstances, which I hope we can return to soon, I drive approximately 21,000 miles per annum, including a daily commute...
I'm interested in buying a new saloon but with the changing circumstances, I would like to get a hybrid. I'm considering several choices, which include: 1. BMW 330e 2. Skoda Superb hybrid 3. VW Passat...
I'm an engineer and if I were designing an electric vehicle, it would have an electric variable speed motor in each hub, some onboard electrical charge storage, an intelligent hub to manage and deliver...
We've just got a dog and I'm having to lift her into our Lexus RX. Something which, at 64, I'm finding a bit harder than I'd like. She's not keen on going up a ramp, so what d'you think we might consider...
We're a family of 5 looking to replace our recently dead 'station car' with a hybrid - which my wife will use to take the children to school (30 mile round trip) and I will use our other car, a Nissan...
My wife and I are both in our 70s and we have two cars (a Renault Scenic and a Citroen C3) but we would like to go down to one. This will probably be our last car and we would like a plug-in hybrid as...
 

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