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Volkswagen Polo 1.2 (70PS) SE manual 5-door (2009) road test

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The new, fifth-generation Polo first appeared at the 2009 Geneva motorshow and as a 5-door it goes on sale in the UK on 16th October.

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Honda Insight 2009 road test

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Read the full 2009 Honda Insight road test report. Honda Insight lease prices. Honda Insight new and nearly new car prices. RoadTestReports.co.uk

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Daimler Trucks NA SuperTruck achieves 115% freight efficiency improvement over 2009 baseline; 50.2% engine BTE

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These tests resulted in the combined 115% freight efficiency improvement over a 2009 baseline truck. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.) mpg (19.26

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One Million Chevrolet Spark Minicars Sold Globally Since 2009

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It may be a small car, but the Chevrolet Spark has made a big impact globally. On sale in dozens of countries, the Spark is one of General Motors'' most-globalized models, and one of the best-selling small cars to ever wear the Chevy bowtie badge. DON''T MISS: 2014 Chevrolet Spark With CVT: Gas Mileage Review The Spark has racked up one million

Want To Lease A 2009 MINI E? If You Live In Delaware, You Can

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One of the earliest electric-car prototype test fleets of the modern day was made up of several hundred MINI E two-seaters, which hit U.S. roads on two-year leases from 2008 through 2010. MINI E drivers who loved driving electric--which is to say, many of them--were offered replacement BMW ActiveE electric cars, and the electric MINIs were taken

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Rent A Hybrid. Links To Green Rentals.

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One easy way to haul all your family, luggage, and toys while managing to also reduce your vacation’s carbon footprint is to rent a hybrid SUV. Budget.

ML450 Hybrid In ‘09 Looks Doubtful

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Late in 2009, BMW will offer the X6 ActiveHybrid, a V-8 crossover whose price is likely to top $80,000. which it claims will approach 30 m.p.g.

Hybrids Just One Of Many Auto Niches

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In Kevin Helliker’s article, he mentions several sites I had never visited, starting with www.women-drivers.com.

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Hybrid SUVs: Best of Both Worlds

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Hybrid sport utility vehicles may be the best overall choice for consumers and auto manufacturers alike. Hybrid SUVs end up at the top of my list.

Hybrid Honda SUV? We Keep Hoping!

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Does Honda know that many thousands of people are patiently waiting for them to announce their first hybrid SUV? Even while SUVs dominated the U.S.

Who is winning the green car race? The Green Piece

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The vehicle scooped the Car of the Year award in Japan in its debut year, and the third generation of the model took the prize again in 2009.

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Volvo V50 DRIVe road test

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This goes some way to understanding the V50’s respectable 35th place out of 101 cars included in the 2009 JD Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Mercedes-Benz unveil their greenest S-Class

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Auto China - Mercedes-Benz present the 2009 S-Class. l/100 km). The new E-Class celebrates its Asian premiere at Auto China.

Electric Focus for Jay’s Green Car Challenge

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The carmaker made the car especially for the programme, using an Electric Orange Ford Focus ST five-door as the basis. Focus ST BEV meets the stars.

Who is winning the green car race? Part II. The Green Piece

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The company had already delivered more than 700 vehicles by the end of September, 2009 (see article ). Tesla Motors. BYD Auto. Faye Sunderland.

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News in brief: Camry Hybrid coming to China

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The Camry Hybrid was initially introduced to the Chinese market at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show and now Guangzhou has set a 2010 sales goal of 170,000 Camry vehicles (including the [.]. After enjoying huge success in North America, the hybrid version of the Toyota Camry will begin production in China in 2010 courtesy of Guangzhou Toyota.

Pick up a greener C3 Picasso

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The Citroen C3 Picasso has been tweaked to bring it under the all important sub-120g/km of CO2 category.

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Petrol Alto beats diesel rivals in Green Car Challenge

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None more so than the Suzuki Alto, not because it is an exciting eco-concept but because it is an ordinary enough, full production car.

New UK carmaker unveils new plug-in hybrid

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A new UK car manufacturer, Axon Automotive has previewed its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Milton Keynes Science Festival.

Mini E road test

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Electric cars are going to be a tough sell to car-mad Brits. We love our hot hatches far too much to be interested in reskinned milk floats.

Elektromotive selected to trial electric smart

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The information will be evaluated by smart as it moves towards small series production of the smart electric drive in 2010.

Toyota Prius is top choice with renewable energy firm

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The Toyotas are driven by regional sales engineers. says David Hemington.

Ford introduce the EcoBoost petrol engine

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In fact, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are reduced by up to 20 per cent compared to a conventional petrol engine. litre. engine, with the 2.0l

Audi e-tron points to an exciting green future

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Performance for a car like this is obviously of paramount importance and with a power output of 313hp the car takes only 4.8 hours.

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Mazda 3 2.0 Sport i-stop road test

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A 2.0-litre petrol engine with 148bhp in a small hatch should make for a decently swift driving experience. seconds and top speed to 128mph.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Apr 22, 2009 - Chrysler invented the minivan 25 years ago. New York 2009: The Scion iQ goes Big Wheels! Postal Service. Postal Service.

Green car smart rocks at T in the Park

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A new smart proved to be a smash hit for Tayside Police at this year’s T in the Park.

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Ford bucks the hybrid car sales trend

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During the first nine months of 2009, Ford’s US hybrid sales are 73 per cent higher than during the same period in 2008 largely thanks to the introduction of hybrid versions of the 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, which went on sale for the first time in March, 2009.

Tesla comes to London

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Tesla will also have regional sales and service centres in Monaco, Munich and Zurich, and four new stores in the United States.

Suzuki Alto SZ4 road test

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One of the greenest petrol cars available on the market, the Alto is the epitome of the budget-level city car. The 1.0 RoadTestReports.co.uk

Toyota extend iQ range

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Toyota has extended its iQ range for the first time since its launch with the introduction to the line-up of a 1.33-litre engine. seconds (11.6

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Daimler buys stake in Tesla

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Daimler has acquired an equity stake of nearly 10 per cent of Tesla Motors Inc, the American electric sports car manufacturer.

Mazda unveils first vehicle for Norwegian hydrogen project

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On hand at the ceremony was the Norwegian Minister of Transportation, Ms.

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SEAT Ibiza sets new economy record

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This incredible feat was undertaken by Austrian Gerhard Plattner, an internationally renowned economy-driving champion. litres.

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BMW announces release date of new hybrid vehicle

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The Sports Active Coupe, which includes two-mode hybrid technology, will go on sale from December 5, 2009, and will have a base price of $89,725 including destination and handling. Hot on the heels of making its North American debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show, the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 will arrive in US showrooms in early December.

Lowest CO2 smart car gets a power push

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All smart model lines produced from October 2009 onwards will boast stylish interior revisions too. From October 2009 production, on-the-road pricing of the smart model range starts from £8,517.55. A revised version of the current lowest C02 emitting conventionally fuelled car, the smart fortwo cdi will offer a more powerful ride.

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Ohio State earns EcoCar honours

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Congratulations are due to the university students from Ohio State University, who earned top marks at the 2009 finals of the EcoCar: The NeXt Challenge Competition. Ohio State’s design was powered by a 1.8litre engine and fuelled by E85 ethanol.

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No decline in vehicle miles travelled

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per cent (5.8billion vehicle miles) for September 2009 compared to the previous year. Anyone who thought that the petrol price hikes of 2008, which prompted many US motorists to reduce the number of miles they drive, would have a permanent impact on driving habits will have to re-evaluate. per cent to 6.7billion vehicle miles.

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Toyota sets sights on China

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The company hopes to go one step further in China, which is expected to become the world’s largest automobile market in 2009, by picking up on local trends and reflecting them in its products. It has already begun discussions with Daihatsu Motor Company on joint development of low-priced vehicles for emerging markets. China Nikkei

Scrappage scheme boosts August car sales

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Despite growth, the 2009 August market was still over 10,500 units below the 2007 outturn and 15.0 Despite strong performance in July and August, car registrations over the first eight months of 2009 remain down 21.5 The car scrappage scheme continues to boost car registrations as sales rose 6.0 per cent and 16.9 per cent and 10.1