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The bi-annual report which examines trends in the Irish motoring market finds that 61 per cent of motorists say their running costs have increased in the last 12 months, with 29 per cent stating they spend upwards of €250 per month on keeping their vehicle on the road.
A recent survey undertaken by Toyota Ireland has returned huge levels of customer satisfaction in hybrid vehicles.
Mitsubishi Motors has launched their Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), calling it “game changing”. And as the first plug-in hybrid SUV available for Irish motorists, I suppose that comment has indeed some merit. And time will tell exactly to what extent this innovative model and smart hybrid technology influences buyers, writes Padraic Deane.
Mitsubishi Motors has launched its Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), calling it a game changing. And as the first plug-in hybrid SUV available for Irish motorists, I suppose that comment has some merit. Time will tell to what extent this innovative model and smart hybrid technology influences buyers.
Toyota tells us it will spearhead a new era in hybrid technology with its next generation Prius, promising further gains in fuel economy and reduced emissions. As part of its focus on its hybrid leadership and achievements at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Toyota has provided a sneak preview of the technical advances that will underpin future Toyota and Lexus hybrid models.
Global sales of Toyota Motor Corporation’s hybrid vehicles topped the five million unit mark at the end of March.
The best way to harvest what is essentially ‘free’ engine power under braking, or when running on a trailing throttle for example, has challenged engineers for decades.
At the 2012 Paris Motor Show next October, Mitsubishi Motors will continue to roll out its ambitious, global, and green new product generation with a series of significant premieres.
Peugeot’s new 3008 Hybrid4 is the world’s first full diesel electric hybrid. And it will be launched here in Ireland in December, targeting January 2012 sales.
Cadillac tells us its Escalade hybrid will be sold in Europe with an eight-year or 160,000 kilometre warranty on some specific hybrid components.