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Difference between self-charging and mild hybrids

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Toyota Ireland has noted in recent times the ongoing reference within the motor industry pertaining to mild hybrid cars, which is adding to the overall confusion that new car buyers are facing.

EV incentives needed as diesel remains top this year

The need for Government to introduce additional incentives to encourage people to purchase electric cars is being highlighted, after a recent survey showed that diesel-powered cars remain the most popular option for those looking at purchasing a new vehicle in 2020.

Self-charging hybrid v mild hybrid – what is the difference?

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Over the last few months there has been a lot of noise in the motor industry about mild hybrid cars, which is adding to confusion for some new car buyers, according to Toyota Ireland.

Skoda adds new plug-in-hybrid to its Superb range

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Skoda, having raised the curtain on the new Superb flagship in October, is now adding the first plug-in hybrid called the Superb iV.

Best second hand cars to purchase in 2020

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We may be still in November but the Christmas spirit is in full swing and hot on the heels of the holiday will be the New Year.

Is your bodyshop certified to work on your electric car?

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A recent report published by the UK Institute of the Motor Industry revealed more than 90 per cent of active auto mechanics are not qualified to work on electric cars.

Bridgestone working on power-generating tyre for EVs

As part of a major research project to support wireless charging systems for electric vehicles, Bridgestone is working on the supply of electricity to in-wheel electric motors through tyres.

Amazon orders Rivian electric delivery vans

Online retail giant Amazon is stepping up its efforts to reduce climate impact by ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian.

Volvo cars to be first with plug-in hybrids in full product range

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Volvo reaches an important milestone in its industry leading powertrain electrification programme with the debut of the new T5 Twin Engine hybrid system in the multi-award-winning XC40 SUV. The introduction makes Volvo the only manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid versions across its entire product range, while the XC40 T5 Twin Engine is also the only plug-in hybrid car in the premium compact SUV segment. The first cars scheduled for Irish delivery are for early in 2020.

Increased demand for electric and hybrid vehicles

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New data highlights the growing appetite for electric and hybrid vehicles among Irish motorists.

 

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