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2017 BMW 530e Review | An Almost Compromise-Free Green Option
2017 BMW 530e Review | An Almost Compromise-Free Green Option

So-called green technology is good for the world, but until now it hasn't been so good for the hip pocket. Elec...

Aug 30, 2017 (2 months ago)
2017 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive Review | Combining Large Car Luxury And Plug-In Tech Minus The Price Penalty
2017 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive Review | Combining Large Car Luxury And Plug-In Tech Minus The Price Penalty

In a somewhat surprising move BMW has brought its latest plug-in hybrid iPerformance model to market in Australia at exa...

Jun 10, 2017 (4 months ago)
2017 BMW 740e Australian Preview Drive | High End Luxury With A Social Conscience
2017 BMW 740e Australian Preview Drive | High End Luxury With A Social Conscience

BMW remains committed to expanding its range of low emission offerings in Australia. As well as BMW i branded models, th...

Feb 13, 2017 (8 months ago)
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 (1 year 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 (2 years ago)

NEWS

2018 Range Rover PHEV Price and Specification Revealed

WED, 11 OCT, 2017

Range Rover's most well-heeled model now has a green tinge.  The British brand has revealed a new plug-in hybrid version of its ra...

Porsche Adds Panamera Sport Turismo S E-Hybrid To Australian Lineup

TUE, 26 SEP, 2017

Porsche will add another hybrid variant to its Australian range with the introduction of the Turbo S E-Hybrid version of its Panamera Sport Turismo...

2018 Audi Q7 e-tron Plug-In Hybrid - Price And Features For Australia

MON, 25 SEP, 2017

Audi is preparing to enter the plug-in hybrid SUV arena in Australia with its Q7 e-tron after first introducing it in Europe in 2015.

JLR Next To Go Electric | Future-Type Concept Previews Driving In 2040

FRI, 8 SEP, 2017

Jaguar Land Rover is the next global carmaker to 'flick the switch', announcing that all new model from 2020 will feature at least some for...

CEFC Finance Assistance Package Opens The Door To Cheaper EVs

THU, 7 SEP, 2017

Government assistance for the green car movement in Australia has been sparse to date, but a new fund from the Feds may kick-start sales of electri...

Volkswagen Set To Add Plug-In Hybrid Performance In 2018

WED, 16 AUG, 2017

Volkswagen looks set to leap into the realm of performance hybrids with strong hints from within the local organisation that the brand’s perf...

BMW Announces 2018 3 Series Changes Ahead Of November Arrival

THU, 3 AUG, 2017

BMW has detailed a range of changes for the 2018 3 Series range, bring new technology, minor specification changes, and light cosmetic tweaks to th...

Volvo Flicks The Switch - All Models To Have Electric Motors From 2019

FRI, 7 JUL, 2017

Volvo is the first mainstream carmaker to ‘flick the switch’, declaring all new models will feature some sort of electrification f...

2017 BMW 530e Plug-In Hybrid - Price and Features For Australia

SAT, 10 JUN, 2017

BMW has proven that it takes the adoption of alternative powertrain systems in Australia very seriously, unveiling its plug-in hybrid 530e iPerform...

Haval Confirms Plug-In Hybrid ‘Coupe’ For 2020 Australian Launch

WED, 24 MAY, 2017

Great Wall Motors’ premium SUV arm, Haval, has confirmed that it will join the likes of Mitsubishi and BMW by offering a plug-in hybrid SUV f...

REVIEWS

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE Overseas Preview Drive | Volkswagen Injects A Sporty Soul Into Its Plug-In Hybrid

THU, 14 SEP, 2017

With electrification no longer just a possible future outcome for the automotive industry but a very real and current strategy, brands everywhere a...

2017 BMW 530e Review | An Almost Compromise-Free Green Option

WED, 30 AUG, 2017

So-called green technology is good for the world, but until now it hasn't been so good for the hip pocket.

2017 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive Review | Combining Large Car Luxury And Plug-In Tech Minus The Price Penalty

SAT, 10 JUN, 2017

In a somewhat surprising move BMW has brought its latest plug-in hybrid iPerformance model to market in Australia at exactly the same price point a...

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review | A Sharper Look For Mitsubishi’s Green Hero

THU, 6 APR, 2017

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was first launched in 2014, at a time when the concept of a plug-in hybrid was still relatively unheard of for produc...

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...

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