The new Mercedes S 500 Plug-In Hybrid will do 101mpg and emit just 65g/km of CO2 The super-economical Mercedes S 500 Plug-In Hybrid will cost from £87,965, be exempt from road tax, and return up to 101mpg. That makes it the most economical Mercedes S-Class ever, despite being able to do 0-62mph in 5.2 seconds
The Caravan Club, formed in 1907 and now representing over 375,000 members, has honoured Mitsubishi Motors with its ‘Award for Innovation’ for the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV). The award was made at The Caravan Club’s Towcar of the Year presentation at the Royal Automobile Club, London. The Outlander PHEV is a full-sized family
Most electric and plug-in hybrids have an image problem, seen as earnest transportation pods. The BMW i8 shatters that stereotype, earning attention normally reserved for Italian exotics but with a particularly modern sensibility. We talk about driving this very high-tech car. There’s also some discussion of the Tesla Model S.
CIRENCESTER – Mitsubishi Motors in the UK is celebrating the news that the all-new Outlander Plug-in electric 4 x 4 is to receive the ‘Green Award’ at this year’s BusinessCar magazine’s Techie Awards. Lance Bradley, Managing Director of Mitsubishi in the Motors UK, said: “We are delighted that the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has won the
Formula E Gets Wirelessly Charged Up Four plug-in BMWs will be support vehicles (safety, medical, etc.) for the all-electric Formula E racing series. These 4 vehicles have now been fitted (or will be soon) with Qualcomm Halo wireless charging technology. Per Formula E: All four BMWs have been specifically modified to meet FIA requirements, with
Mercedes-Benz is promising improved fuel efficiency and an all-electric powertrain from the facelifted B-Class when it hits UK roads in November. With 124 miles of range, the B-Class will match the Nissan Leaf in terms of thirst for charge, but it will offer extra badge prestige, a little more practicality and increased performance. It will
Creating a hot hatch used to be simple. Shoehorn the most powerful engine you can find into a small hatchback. Add some stiffer suspension, garnish with bigger brakes, flavour with large alloys and finally sprinkle with ‘GTI’ badges. This tried-and-tested formula has worked ever since the Golf GTI first appeared back in 1976. However, Volkswagen
At first glance, VW’s latest model looks like an ordinary Golf. Then you notice C-shaped LED front lights, aerodynamic alloy wheels and the lack of a tailpipe, which add up to the all-electric e-Golf. Under the bonnet, there’s a 113hp electric motor with a top speed of 87mph and a single-speed automatic gearbox, plus some