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I am looking to buy a new car (nearly new/used probably) but have quite a few criteria and despite spending some time looking on the internet have not had much luck in finding what I'm looking for! I...
We leave our diesel vehicles stored for up to six months with the tanks full to avoid condensation pollution. We're considering changing one of them to a PHEV (Lexus or Volvo) but worry that petrol will...
You recently advised to keep air con on at all times to avoid damage to seals and gas escape etc. I have a Kia XCeed plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and there is widespread advice on PHEVs not...
Which used Volvo XC40 should I go for? I do mostly town driving, with half a dozen long trips per year.
I'm looking to replace my 2016 1.6 diesel Honda H-RV and I am considering hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). I am retired and mostly do short journeys (up to 40 miles) but I also do long...
I am thinking of changing my diesel BMW X3 for a petrol hybrid, as I no longer cover very many miles since retiring. I would value your opinion on the BMW petrol hybrid X3. Or any alternatives?
Do plug-in hybrids recharge the battery whilst moving like standard hybrids?
I decided to buy the very impressive, but expensive, Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid. I will take delivery on September 1st. The Toyota dealer doesn’t seem to know as much about this car as he should. Firstly,...
I'm thinking of buying a Mercedes-Benz A250e. Is there something you would recommend which is better? The 44 electric miles is the attraction.
Does a plug-in hybrid have any self-charging capability?
 

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