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2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e REVIEW -  ‘PPHEVSUV’ (Premium Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle) Might Test Your Spell-Checker But Put This One On Your Shopping List
2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e REVIEW - The Brilliant ‘PPHEVSUV’... (More Than A Mouthful Here)

IN THE CAR BUSINESS, IF YOU’RE STANDING STILL YOU’RE GOING BACKWARDS. Not BMW. It's given its full-s...

Aug 11, 2016 (8 months ago)
2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review | The PHEV SUV Comes Of Age
2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review, Price, Features | The PHEV SUV Comes Of Age

WHILE HYBRID VEHICLES, ESPECIALLY PLUG-IN HYBRIDS LIKE THE 2016 BMW X5 XDrive40e, ARE NOT YET MAINSTREAM, THERE’S ...

Apr 6, 2016 (12 months ago)
2016 Audi A3 e-tron REVIEW - Putting A Premium Spin On The PHEV
Audi A3 e-tron Review Putting A Premium Spin On The PHEV

The skinny: Audi touts its new plug-in hybrid A3 e-tron as a vehicle that will change the world, not change the way you ...

Aug 28, 2015 (2 years ago)
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Lands In Australia
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Lands In Australia

Audi’s first-ever plug-in hybrid, the A3 Sportback e-tron, has arrived in Australia. We’ve driven it, onl...

Jul 9, 2015 (2 years ago)
Indian Govt Ramps Up EV Incentives, Australian Buyers Still Go Without
India Ramps Up EV Incentives, Average Fuel Consumption Laws

India is the latest country to offer incentives to buyers of electric vehicles, under a scheme that cuts up to AU$2700 f...

May 7, 2015 (2 years ago)

NEWS

Mercedes-AMG Project One: 11,000 RPM Confirmed, 50,000km Re-Builds Required

TUE, 14 MAR, 2017

The Mercedes-AMG hypercar, being developed under its Project One working title, might still be some way of making its official debut, but at the Ge...

Kia Strengthens Plug-In Offerings At Geneva

WED, 8 MAR, 2017

Kia has introduced a new variant of its hybrid Niro SUV at Geneva, with the unveiling of a plug-in hybrid version, as well as revealing a plug-in h...

DS Automobiles Reveals DS 7 Crossback SUV

WED, 1 MAR, 2017

DS Automobiles, the luxury offshoot of French brand Citroen, has unveiled the all-new DS 7 Crossback medium SUV ahead of its global debut...

2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Debut

SAT, 25 FEB, 2017

Porsche continues its roll-out of new Panamera variants, introducing the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid as the seventh model in the local range.

BMW Australia CEO Calls For Government Action On Adoption Of Low Emissions Vehicles

SAT, 11 FEB, 2017

BMW Australia CEO, Marc Werner, has called for affirmative action from the Australian government with regards to accelerating the local introductio...

Trademarks Reveal Electric Cars And Compact Cars On The Way From Volvo

WED, 25 JAN, 2017

Volvo, like all vehicle manufacturers, goes to great lengths to keep all-new models under wraps - but there comes a time when the legal depart...

Compact Volvo XC40 SUV Set To Make April Debut

THU, 19 JAN, 2017

Volvo’s product overhaul is set to continue with the rumoured unveiling of a new compact crossover to be called the XC40 at the Shanghai...

Lamborghini’s First Hybrid Powertrain Confirmed For Urus SUV

THU, 29 DEC, 2016

Lamborghini looks set to shake things up with its Urus SUV, creating not only the brand's first SUV since the LM002 of the 1980s, but also the ...

Plug-In Hybrid 530e iPerformance Model To Join 2017 BMW 5 Series Range

TUE, 20 DEC, 2016

BMW will introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the all-new 5 Series model - the 530e iPerformance – from next March.

Google’s Waymo and Chrysler Roll Out Autonomous Trial Vans

TUE, 20 DEC, 2016

Google’s vision of an autonomous future has a new name Waymo. And as part of the spin-off the company has rolled out the first...

REVIEWS

2017 BMW 740e Australian Preview Drive | High End Luxury With A Social Conscience

MON, 13 FEB, 2017

BMW remains committed to expanding its range of low emission offerings in Australia.

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review | The PHEV SUV Comes Of Age

WED, 6 APR, 2016

WHILE HYBRID VEHICLES, ESPECIALLY PLUG-IN HYBRIDS LIKE THE 2016 BMW X5 XDrive40e, ARE NOT YET MAINSTREAM, THERE’S NO DOUBT THEY’RE ON T...

2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron REVIEW – This PHEV is FAB

MON, 1 FEB, 2016

OF ALL THE PLUG-IN HYBRIDS ON SALE, AUDI'S A3 E-TRON PRESENTS THE BEST CASE FOR EV MOTORING WITH A BIT OF FLAIR.

2016 Audi A3 e-tron REVIEW - Putting A Premium Spin On The PHEV

FRI, 28 AUG, 2015

The skinny: Audi touts its new plug-in hybrid A3 e-tron as a vehicle that will change the world, not change the way you drive.

BMW i8 Review: Preview Drive

TUE, 14 OCT, 2014

What’s hot: Amazing electric power, spectacular styling, supercar cred and fuel economy of just 2.1 l/100km  What’s not:&nbs...

Audi A3 e-tron: Specifications, Price Guide and Pre-Launch Drive

MON, 25 AUG, 2014

What’s hot: Rapid acceleration, beautiful chassis balance, the future… right here.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Aspire ‘Highway Travel' Review

SUN, 27 APR, 2014

MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV REVIEW Vehicle style: Plug-in hybrid family SUV Price: $52,490 Engine: 87kW/186Nm 2.0 litre petrol + t...

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

MON, 24 MAR, 2014

What’s Hot: Remarkable user-friendly technology.

2013 Holden Volt Review

THU, 28 MAR, 2013

2013 HOLDEN VOLT REVIEW Vehicle Style: Long-Range Electric Vehicle Price: $59,990  (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy listed: 1.2 l/100km...

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