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Used car market has declined by 5.1% in 2017 0

The used car market has declined by 5.1% throughout 2017 so far; the fall coming in the wake of record-breaking figures in 2016. The second quarter of the year saw used car sales drop by 13.5% compared with the same period in 2016 – 300,000 fewer transactions. Diesel car sales declined by just 0.1% in(…)

The top ten hybrids to buy in 2017 – #8 Audi A3 e-tron 0

With the news that the UK government are to ban all petrol and diesel sales from 2040, we thought we’d have a look at the best hybrid and electric cars on the market at the moment. Okay, this lot might be looking a bit long in the tooth twenty-three years from now but it’s good(…)

Nissan prepare ‘one pedal’ electric car 0

With the news that Britain is set to ban all diesel and petrol cars from 2040, Nissan is currently preparing a new edition of its popular electric Leaf model, which utilises just one pedal for both accelerating and decelerating. The concept may sound potentially dangerous, but the next-gen Nissan Leaf will feature technology that allows(…)

REVEALED: As government plans to axe diesel, motorists look towards electric 0

Once upon a time you either bought petrol or diesel – now there’s also hybrid and electric to choose from with diesel being shown the back door. While the more traditional has been tarnished a culprit in today’s pollution problem, today the government announced it is planning to completely axe the diesel car by 2040(…)

Royal Mail goes electric with Peugeot 0

The Royal Mail is to buy 100 electric Peugeot vans and install charging infrastructure across its network, the organisation has announced. The vans in question, Peugeot Partner L2 Electric vans are 100% electric and are to be used by the Royal Mail to deliver letters and parcels from its national delivery offices. The postal service(…)

Diesel sales plummet as electric cars shine 0

Diesel is set to “almost disappear” from the international car market over the course of the next decade as it faces a “perfect storm” from the competition posed by more affordable electric cars and tougher legislation imposed by regulators, a UBS report has predicted. The once competitive price advantage diesel enjoyed by diesel vehicles for(…)

Honda predict the extinction of petrol engines 0

Mitsura Kariya, Honda Civic’s development leader, has predicted that the development of hydrogen fuel cell technology will become the ultimate aim in motoring evolution. During the launch of the new Civic at the company’s UK headquarters in Swindon, Kariya talked of the company’s belief of where the future of motoring is heading – and predicted(…)

Hyundai To Unleash Prius Rival 0

The Toyota Prius has been the standalone vehicle in the hybrid world for some time now. They have been seen as affordable, reliable and effective hybrid vehicles. Now however, Hyundai look set to undercut the massive Japanese automotive company after releasing specs and pricing on a new range of Ioniq models. The new Hyundai Ioniq(…)

An Electric James Bond? 0

James Bond has it all doesn’t he? A cool job, an unimaginable amount of gadgets, gorgeous women and some of the finest Aston Martins ever produced. But, what is the future of James Bonds cars going to be like? Well, according to Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, James Bond will soon be driving all electric(…)

Electric cars: the solution to the diesel damage? 0

Electric cars are becoming rapidly more popular in the UK, with an increase from 3,500 on the road in 2013, to around 40,000 in 2015. That figure is set to keep rising, especially in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal that is casting a dark cloud over the diesel industry. Electric cars have seen(…)