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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 (8 months ago)
2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron REVIEW – This PHEV is FAB
2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron REVIEW – This PHEV is FAB

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

Feb 1, 2016 (10 months 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 (1 year 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)
Australia Hostile to Hybrids and EVs: Holden
Show Me The Benefits: Holden Sales Boss Says Australian Buyers 'Pragmatic' On EVs, Hybrids

The low price of fuel, a lack of government support and low consumer interest have made Australia a tough place to sell ...

May 1, 2015 (2 years ago)

NEWS

Toyota Reveals New “Fun To Drive” Engine, Transmission, And Hybrid Systems

WED, 7 DEC, 2016

Toyota has revealed a series of new modular-design engines, transmissions and hybrid systems with a focus on reducing weight and increasing ef...

Skoda Kodiaq And Superb To Kickstart EV Program In 2019

SAT, 26 NOV, 2016

Skoda has singled out its all-new Kodiaq, along with the large Superb sedan and wagon, as the first models to feature electric vehicle technology f...

2017 MINI Countryman E Revealed - MINI Goes PHEV

MON, 31 OCT, 2016

MINI has lifted the lid on its all-new Countryman ‘SUV’, including the first-ever plug-in hybrid for the small car brand.

SUVs To Head Six All-New Models For DS

TUE, 25 OCT, 2016

Citroen’s DS brand is in for a shake-up with six new models – including a bunch of SUVs - slated for launch by 2020.

Small Turbo Engines Could Be Replaced By Larger Units In Pursuit Of Lower Emissions

WED, 19 OCT, 2016

Large four-cylinder engines, small V8s and turbocharged three-cylinder donks - all have been trialled over the years as carmakers seek the ultimate...

MINI Previews First Plug-In Hybrid - New MINI Countryman E

TUE, 18 OCT, 2016

MINI will follow big sister BMW into the world of plug-in hybrid power, as the carmaker previews its new Countryman E model.

Paris Motor Show - Mitsubishi Outlines Future Plans With GT PHEV Concept

SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

Mitsubishi’s Executive Vice President of Overseas Operations, Kozo Shiraji, introduced the carmaker's new GT-PHEV concept (which sta...

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept Unveiled Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

THU, 15 SEP, 2016

The Mitsubishi stand at the upcoming Paris Motor Show will feature a new concept called the GT-PHEV, but the carmaker has pulled the covers off ear...

Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Set To Make Paris Debut

FRI, 9 SEP, 2016

The first hybrid model of the new Porsche Panamera range has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris Motor Show, which starts in ...

BMW To Introduce Limited Edition i8 Protonic Red Edition

TUE, 30 AUG, 2016

BMW Australia has announced that a small batch of limited edition i8 plug-in hybrid coupes is bound for Australia.

REVIEWS

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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