Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo

Tag : hybrid

Five stars for Hyundai Nexo in latest Euro NCAP testing

3 months ago / 0 comments

The hydrogen fuel cell powered Hyundai Nexo has been awarded the coveted five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating.

First Drive: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

4 months ago / 0 comments

Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Chevin releases whitepaper aimed to help fleets choose the right fuel

5 months ago / 0 comments

Chevin Fleet Solutions has released a new whitepaper, ‘Selecting Your Vehicles – the Right Fuel for the Job.’

Hyundai confirms hybrid and PHEV for new Santa Fe

7 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has confirmed hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains will be added to the Santa Fe SUV.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

9 months ago / 0 comments

Defra is replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota Auris Hybrid models in line with plans to switch to cleaner vehicles across its fleet.

Seat outlines new model launches

10 months ago / 0 comments

Over the next couple of years to 2020 Seat plans to release a new car every six months, with first arrivals Tarraco and Ateca followed by … Read More »

Škoda’s Vision X concept displays CNG hybrid-electric drive

11 months ago / 0 comments

Škoda is to unveil a new concept at Geneva combining natural gas, petrol and electric drive as it pushes ahead with plans to launch hybrid and … Read More »

Next-gen Toyota hybrids to offer all-wheel drive

11 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota has announced a variety of new engine and transmission technology, the core of which will see its next-generation hybrids offering all-wheel drive.

Skoda previews hybrid small SUV with Geneva concept

12 months ago / 0 comments

Skoda has unveiled its Vision X urban crossover, which previews a third model for the brand’s expanding SUV line-up.

SUV and petrol registrations drive EU car demand

12 months ago / 0 comments

EU car registrations rose 3.1% in 2017 as an uplift in demand for SUVs and petrol models helped drive the market.

Honda previews dual-motor Insight hybrid

1 year ago / 0 comments

Honda will unveil a prototype of the next Insight hybrid at the Detroit Motor Show, featuring a new two-motor hybrid system aimed at rivalling the economy … Read More »

First Drive: Lexus NX 300h

1 year ago / 0 comments

Lexus’s big-seller gets a nip-tuck and new safety kit for 2018. By Craig Thomas.

Lexus’ new luxury LS 500h pricing and UK spec announced

1 year ago / 0 comments

Lexus has announced pricing and specification for the UK model range of the company’s flagship luxury saloon, the LS 500h.

Don’t be too quick to ditch diesel, fleets warned

1 year ago / 0 comments

Diesel is still likely to be the most environmentally responsible solution for fleets, FleetCheck has warned, adding that plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) require ‘significant policy changes’ before … Read More »

Slimming World adds 100th car to all-hybrid fleet

1 year ago / 0 comments

Slimming World has taken delivery of its 100th Lexus hybrid some three years after it decided to switch to an all-hybrid fleet.

First hybrids join ITV fleet

1 year ago / 0 comments

ITV has deployed four specially converted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs, marking the first hybrid vehicles on its fleet, as it looks to go more eco-friendly.

Toyota axes diesel Auris in favour of hybrid power

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s Auris 2018 refresh drops diesel in favour of hybrid.

Road Test: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In

1 year ago / 0 comments

The third part of the Ioniq family is plug-in hybrid technology done right, explains Alex Grant.

Used EV and hybrids double at auction halls in past year

1 year ago / 0 comments

The number of used hybrid and electric vehicles going through auction halls has doubled in just over a year, according to the first Aston Barclay Used … Read More »

Toyota makes hybrid available across Rav4 line-up

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s 2018 Rav4 will offer petrol-electric hybrid power across all model grades.

Toyota aims for broader appeal with performance hybrids

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota is planning to offer more powerful hybrid options across its core model line-up.

Uber to ditch diesels across UK by 2025

1 year ago / 0 comments

Uber is to levy a clean air surcharge on its fares to help fund a complete switch to hybrid and electric vehicles by its drivers.

ALD to assess real-world performance of plug-in hybrids

2 years ago / 0 comments

ALD Automotive UK is to run an in-house trial of plug-in hybrids to monitor and assess the real-world performance across a range of driving styles, terrains … Read More »

Technical details revealed for Lexus LS 500h

2 years ago / 0 comments

Lexus has debuted the LS 500h hybrid version of its flagship model at the Geneva Motor Show.