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UK Emissions Fall Again

April 28, 2015

2015 is the 17th year of continuous reductions on CO2 from the motor industry. UK average new car emissions are now at an all-time low of 124.6g/km, beating the EU target by 4.2%. Britain has surged ahead of Europe when it comes to plug in cars too, with more being sold here than anywhere else in […]

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Is Synthetic Fuel On The Horizon?

April 24, 2015
Audi e-diesel

Here at Car Articles, we’ve long believed that more alternative fuels are the way to go – not only for the environment but also for consumer choice. We also consider it puzzling that no-one has yet developed a synthetic that would replace fossil fuels. In theory, it would be far, far cheaper, better for the […]

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McLaren P1 GTR Is Coming

January 20, 2015
McLaren P1 GTR

The McLaren P1 is no slouch. It seems though that McLaren wanted to push it further than previously and the P1 GTR is the result. The standard car was scary enough (being a hypercar with immense speed and track ability) but the GTR really goes for it in the form of a 700 PS per […]

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First Ford Mondeo Hybrid Rolls Off Production Line

November 29, 2014
Ford Mondeo Hybrid

It seems that just about every manufacturer has a hybrid up their sleeve just waiting to be driven economically! In this case, it is the overall excellent new Ford Mondeo that has been breathed on to become the latest green solution to your driving woes. It combines a specially-developed 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric […]

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evo Track Tests McLaren P1 And Porsche 918 Spider

November 26, 2014

Two hypercars. One spectacular race track. Which will come out on top? Watch the video courtesy of evo to find out. The McLaren P1 is a monster of performance with aero, top level engineering and all manner of wizardry ensuring it goes from point to point in as quick a fashion as possible. The Porsche […]

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All New Lexus NX Is Coming In October 2014

August 27, 2014
Lexus NX

As if we didn’t have enough SUVs to keep us busy already, the Lexus NX has been brought to the table! This sleek looking car is designed to feature sports inspired styling over the standard ‘slab sided’ SUV that you normally see ferrying kids across the nation to school. It is described by Lexus as […]

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Autocar Drives BMW i8

July 21, 2014

In case you missed it, the BMW i8 hybrid supercar is out in the wild (I’d be surprised if you’re reading this and haven’t taken note of the excellent advertisements for this groundbreaking car). The i8 is powered by two drivetrains – a 1.5 litre three cylinder petrol engine serving the rears and a 129 […]

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Is It Possible To Drive Over 1,200 Miles On One Tank?

July 1, 2014

The all new Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid is one of the most efficient cars currently available as a production model (especially in the larger class in which it sits). But can it manage the 1223 miles it takes to travel all the way from Africa back to the UK? View the video courtesy of Autocar […]

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Volkswagen Golf GTE

April 14, 2014
Volkswagen Golf GTE

The Volkswagen Golf GTE, which made its world debut just last month at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, combines petrol and electric motors to produce 204 PS and giving a theoretical range of 580 miles. It is driven by two engines: a 1.4-litre 150 PS TSI direct-injection petrol engine and a 102 PS electric motor. […]

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Honda Is Still Pursuing Hydrogen Powered Cars

April 5, 2014

Perhaps a vision of the future, hydrogen cars seem to have been largely forgotten about in favour of electric cars. However, one manufacturer hasn’t forgotten that hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe – even if it is hard to extract. That manufacturer is Honda. A £31m agreement coordinated by the Mayor of […]

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