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Chargemaster named as one of UK’s top tech companies

In Featured Articles, Green Motoring by Philip Shoulder

Chargemaster has been rated as one of Britain’s 100 fastest emerging private technology firms. Coming 32nd in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100, the electric vehicle charging infrastructure manufacturer with over 25 years of industrial expertise, has reached the landmark of installing its 10,000th public charging point, as part of a government initiative. Further expansion is also anticipated, following capital …

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The Best Small Diesel

In Facts, Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Honda by Jonathan Humphrey

One of my favourites the Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC wins  the ‘Best Real MPG’ in honestjohns awards The frugal Civic scores an average 66.2mpg based on thousands of reviews from everyday drivers An easy to drive car and an easy to achieve great MPG. The Honda’s 1.6 i-DTEC engine has been rated as best small diesel on the market with …

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148.5 MPG Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

In Car Reviews, Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Mitsubishi by Jonathan Humphrey

Mitsubishi are making a bold move with their new Outlander PHEV So what is a PHEV? Welcome the new ‘Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle’ from Mitsubishi.   I attended the launch of this latest model and was impressed as the future for better, greener vehicles becomes reality. As a new car proposition this car will be worthy of consideration if your …

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More LEAFS this Spring

In Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Nissan by Jonathan Humphrey

Popularity for the 100% Nissan LEAF Electric Car is now gaining pace. Electric cars are on the move. The practical and affordable family hatchback has continued to hit the right note with Britain’s drivers, clocking up another bumper month of LEAF sales in March, shattering yet another sales record. Outselling any other of its EV competitors 2 to 1.   …

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Top of the Green Hill the All-New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

In Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Mitsubishi by Jonathan Humphrey

A greener SUV for the green lanes. The Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle PHEV with an average of 148mpg   The latest Mitsubishi Outlander has an impeccable pedigree – Now the latest Outlander PHEV, is, quite simply, the best 4×4 SUV PHEV available in the UK. Years of research now resulting in a car that can fulfil the promise of a …

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New Kia Soul EV Has the Power

In Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Better Batteries=Better Range. Soon to be electric, Kia Soul EV benefits from class-leading battery technology   The popular Kia Soul EV, soon to be available as a plug-in electric car, production is starting in the second half of 2014. The Soul EV will powered by an 81.4 kW electric motor, producing 285 Nm of torque, and a high-capacity 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer …

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Volkswagen e-up! gets the power

In Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Volkswagen by Jonathan Humphrey

Now on sale, Volkswagen’s electric city car, the e-up! available in network of 24 e-Retailers with Green Energy Package   The five-door, four-seat zero emissions city car.  To boost the green credentials of the e-up!, all customers are entitled at point of sale to opt in to a green electricity package from Ecotricity, this enables drivers to recharge their cars at …