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Post thumbnail of Electric Drive | Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé ED
9 January 2014
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Electric Drive | Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé ED

You wouldn’t think an AMG Sports car could fall into the eco-friendly bracket, but Mercedes AMG have proved us all wrong with this SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive! Headlining at the Paris Motor Show last night, this stunning blue, fully electric vehicle (FEV) utilizes four electric motors positioned close to the …

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15 August 2012
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Guest Blogger | Mercedes Join The Green Revolution

With the continuing maelstrom of news surrounding the environment, every day signalling new records, breakthroughs, loss and warming; the world as we know it faces one of the biggest and most dangerous natural changes in recorded history.
Towards the end of July it was announced that Greenland showed evidence of 97% …

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7 June 2012
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Are electric cars ending before they’ve begun?

There has been a lot of publicity recently about electric cars – there’s been the big Nissan Leaf campaign, and there are more hybrids popping up all over the shop than you could shake a stick at. Everyone’s getting excited, and there is big talk going on around infrastructure and charging networks. …

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4 May 2012
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Road Tax | Think You’re Exempt? Think Again

Tax Free?
Have you recently purchased an eco-friendly vehicle on the premise that it is exempt from paying road tax? Well we hate to break it to you, but by 2016 you’re going to be paying over the odds like the rest of us!
The government plans to reduce the road text …

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27 April 2012
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MPG | Ever Feel Like You Aren’t Getting Enough?

Empty Promises…
Ever wonder why you can’t seem to get the miles per gallon that you were promised when you purchased your car? A Whatcar? report has shed some light on the subject,
looking closely at the stated MPG figures for the allegedly most economical cars in the UK and comparing them …

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13 April 2012
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Nissan Big Turn On | What’s It Like Inside the Nissan Leaf?

In case you hadn’t heard, we’ve been driving a Nissan Leaf recently – why not pop over to our challenge page and hit the “Turn On” button to give us your support?
We started out this challenge with quite a lot of reservations about electric cars. We know, quite simply, that …

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22 February 2012
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The Nissan Leaf | First Impressions

The last time we sat in a Nissan Leaf was at the Goodwood Moving Motorshow, so it was nice yesterday to sit back and take delivery of our very own Leaf for a local blogger challenge that we are lucky enough to be participating in (more on that in the coming weeks, …

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26 January 2012
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Introducing the Hiriko Electric Car | A City Car That Folds Itself

Sometimes I can be very smug, very self-satisfied. This is one of those occasions!
For literally years I have been saying that car brands ought to produce a car that “folds” when parked. One that you feel comfortable driving (we have no time for tiny cars that make you feel cramped or awkward …

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13 January 2012
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Green Motoring | Blowing the Lid off Hybrids

As society becomes more and more environmentally aware, consumers have become increasingly green conscious, what with the Mayan Calender predicting the end of the world late 2012! What better way to get in good with the cosmos than buying a hybrid car?
Hybrid cars particularly of the HEV(Hybrid Electrical Vehicle) variety …

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14 December 2011
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FC Sport Concept | Honda at the Tokyo Motor Show

We like Honda. OK, so some Hondas can be a bit boring, but then they produce exciting hatchbacks and fun concepts. The latest of which, or at least the coolest of which, has to be their concept FC Sport at the Tokyo motorshow. It looks like a something Batman would drive if he …

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