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Survey finds plug-in hybrid owners really do plug in

A recent survey of drivers of the UK’s most popular plug-in hybrid, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, reveals that around two-thirds (68 per cent) plug their car in every single day and 90 per cent charge their vehicles at least two to three times per week. This certainly runs counter to the myth that plug-in hybrids are only driven by people looking to lower their tax bills and are never actually plugged in.

Consumers move towards electric vehicles and hybrids

The move towards electric vehicles and hybrids is growing at pace, according to a new report.

Study reveals Toyota hybrids are fuel efficient with positive environmental impact

A new study carried out by University College Dublin academics has revealed that in typical Irish commuting conditions, Toyota’s hybrid powertrain system drives in zero emissions mode (ZEV) for significantly more than half (62 per cent ) of the time and more than 40 per cent of the distance covered.

Toyota backs fuel cell power for vehicles of the future

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Toyota’s move to expand mass-production of fuel cell stacks and hydrogen tanks ten-fold post-2020 should banish any doubts what will power cars in the future.

ESB ecar app finds the nearest charge point for you

The ESB has updated its ‘ecar connect’ app to give owners of electric vehicles the ultimate driving experience.

Irishman helps Honda to new Guinness world record

Honda has set new Guinness world records for fuel efficiency, averaging 100.31 miles per gallon in an 8,387 mile drive across 24 EU countries.

New advanced Ford Focus ST with a diesel option

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The new Ford Focus ST is the most advanced version yet, and it goes on sale in Ireland in March and is priced from €39,100.

New 2015 Volkswagen Touareg offers more for less

Volkswagen has announced pricing and specification for the 2015 Touareg model, which it says includes significant product enhancements and price reductions over the previous model.

New 2015 Volkswagen Touareg offers more for less

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Volkswagen has announced pricing and specification for the 2015 Touareg model, which it says includes significant product enhancements and price reductions over the previous model.

Very efficient Honda Civic Tourer wins MPG Marathon

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Honda’s fuel-sipping 1.6 i-DTEC engine from the next-generation Earth Dreams Technology series has once again underlined its impressive real-world fuel efficiency, with the new Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC powering Honda to victory in this year’s ‘MPG Marathon’.

 

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