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The Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine. Courtesy of Car Buyer

Volvo XC60 Twin Engine: Hybrid Luxury

Throughout the long and noble history of Volvo, the brand has been associated with sober, serious, and above all safe cars and estates. Rarely have they or their products made UK headlines, save for one…



VW Golf GTE

Can hybrid electric vehicles beat diesels on mpg?

Hybrids have always had a miles-per-gallon advantage in urban driving but new EQUA Index data shows that they are gaining on diesels in motorway or highway driving and, if current trends persist, hybrid electric vehicles (excluding…




Nissan Leaf

Living with a Leaf

30-second summary:- If you are considering a Leaf, or indeed any electric car then you may wish to consider the following guidelines, based on our intensive week with the Leaf:- Understand the type of use…



Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf

Electric car take-up has been comparatively slow, and a recent SMMT Test Day at Millbrook gave a brief opportunity to get behind the wheel of a Nissan Leaf to try one out for the first…