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LowCVP Conference 2016: Low carbon automotive

LowCVP Conference 2016: Low carbon automotiveThe LowCVP Conference 2016 looked at a range of issues including a new APC report on the UK’s low carbon automotive capabilities, as well as potential changes for the UK’s low carbon automotive industry after Brexit. At a time when the country was dominated by uncertainty following the EU Referendum, reassurance was provided by a number of speakers including Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 10 – Final conclusion

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 10 – Final conclusionIt’s a very, very bad day. We’ve been living with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) for the last six months and today the man from Mitsubishi came and took it away. It’s left a big hole in our lives.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 9 – Saving you money?

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 9 – Saving you money?The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV promises economy of 156.9mpg and a very low 7% Benefit in Kind tax rating for company car drivers – so can it save you money?

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Future of Green Cars

Future of Green CarsWill there be a significant growth of green cars? Today consumers can choose between cars with petrol, diesel, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric powertrains. However the vast majority of new cars still have either a petrol or a diesel engine, with ‘alternatively-fuelled’ cars representing a very small percentage of sales; will this situation continue, or will the focus turn to the growth of green cars? To answer this question we need to look at some background issues.

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Nissan EV batteries to cut power bills

Nissan EV batteries to cut power billsNissan, manufacturer of the all-electric LEAF, made two EV batteries related announcements at an event in London that will see lithium-ion batteries built for its electric vehicles employed as domestic energy storage systems.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 8 – NEDC fuel economy test

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 8 – NEDC fuel economy testThe Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) – a two-tonne 4x4 with a two-litre petrol engine - has an official economy figure of 156.9mpg – how is this calculated and can you expect to achieve this in real-life?

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 7 – Charging

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 7 – ChargingThe Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) needs to be charged to make it a viable car choice – so how easy is it to do this?

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 6 – Living with it

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 6 – Living with it100% useful: That’s the summary of what the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) has been like to live with on a day-to-day basis.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 5 – Any good off-road?

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 5 – Any good off-road?Can the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) really combine an official economy figure of 156.9mpg with genuine off-road ability?

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 4 – Can it really achieve 150mpg in real-life?

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long Term Test Report 4 – Can it really achieve 150mpg in real-life?The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) has an official economy figure of 156.9mpg – has our long-term test car achieved this in real-life?

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