Tag : – Hybrid

First Drive: Renault Clio

2 months ago / 0 comments

The fifth-generation Clio feels well equipped for a shifting fleet market, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Lexus UX 250h

3 months ago / 0 comments

A C-segment luxury SUV that doesn’t break the bank? Lexus thinks it has the answer, discovers Jonathan Musk.

Kia instigates Niro Hybrid and PHEV safety recall

3 months ago / 0 comments

Kia has instigated a voluntary recall of 5,020 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models due to possible overheating in an electrical relay.

Spotlight: Renault Clio

4 months ago / 0 comments

Despite evolutionary styling, Renault’s fifth-generation Clio is an all-new car with some innovative fleet-focused technology up its sleeve, as Alex Grant explains.

First Drive: Toyota Camry

4 months ago / 0 comments

Reintroduced after a 15-year absence, the Camry takes over where the Avensis left off, finds Jonathan Musk.

Road Test: Honda CR-V Hybrid 2WD

4 months ago / 0 comments

Honda’s fifth-gen CR-V has ditched diesel to turn to hybrid power. Martyn Collins puts its performance to the test.

Europcar Mobility Group welcomes new Hyundai hybrid fleet

5 months ago / 0 comments

Europcar Mobility Group UK has reduced its overall fleet emissions with the addition of 300 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrids.

First Drive: Toyota Corolla

6 months ago / 0 comments

Quality, durability and reliability – but has Toyota added emotion to the Corolla? Martyn Collins finds out.

First Drive: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

7 months ago / 0 comments

Tough meaningful looks aren’t just skin deep in the new hybrid-only RAV4, discovers Jonathan Musk.

First Drive: Honda CR-V Hybrid

8 months ago / 0 comments

Honda’s latest hybrid takes over from diesel power in the new CR-V. Jonathan Musk reports.

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz C-Class & E-Class PHEVs

9 months ago / 0 comments

More range, faster charging and a diesel option add up to perhaps the perfect all-round choice for fleets, says Kyle Fortune.

Five stars for Hyundai Nexo in latest Euro NCAP testing

10 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Road Test: Kia Niro PHEV

1 year ago / 0 comments

Smart thinking from Kia, but the plug-in Niro has stiff competition on the way. By Alex Grant.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

1 year 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

1 year 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 »

Road Test: 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.

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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