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Tag : Hybrids

Lexus ES to undercut outgoing GS saloon

5 days ago / 0 comments

Lexus has started taking pre-orders for the new ES executive saloon, with pricing around £1,000 less than the GS it replaces in Western Europe.  

EV accreditation needed for roadside recoveries, IMI warns

2 months ago / 0 comments

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is warning recovery companies and emergency services that their personnel will need additional accreditation and qualifications before dealing with … Read More »

Venson study suggests EV knowledge gap

2 months ago / 0 comments

Half of motorists don’t envisage moving to electric or hybrid vehicles within the next 10-15 years, according to a study from Venson Automotive Solutions, highlighting limited … Read More »

TfL to axe hybrid Congestion Charge exemption in 2019

3 months ago / 0 comments

Transport for London is proposing tightening Congestion Charge exemption criteria from April 2019, including removing discounts for hybrids and private hire vehicles.

Toyota to replace Avensis with hybrid Camry

3 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is reintroducing the Camry saloon to the UK as a hybrid-only range, indirectly replacing the Avensis and taking its presence in the D-segment upmarket.

Lexus could drop GS from UK line-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus is bringing the ES saloon to Europe next January, likely to replace the similarly-sized GS and offered only with a hybrid drivetrain in the UK.

Ford hints at Kuga PHEV as diesel sales drop

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is widening its hybrid drivetrain line-up to include the Escape SUV, sold as the Kuga in Europe, amid declining demand for diesel engines in the … Read More »

Lexus range to expand with ES compact hybrid saloon

5 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus will launch a compact hybrid saloon car below the IS in its European range later this year, likely to preview some of the technology coming … Read More »

DfT clarifies 2040 ‘electric vehicle’ sales ambitions

11 months ago / 0 comments

All cars and vans sold in the UK from 2040 will need at least full hybrid technology and the ability to drive only using electricity, the … Read More »

Lexus updates best-selling CT and NX

1 year ago / 0 comments

Lexus will launch a refreshed CT hatchback and NX crossover late this year, replacing models which account for over half of its UK sales volume.