Vauxhall Ampera

Type: Product
Name: Vauxhall Ampera
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vauxhall Ampera: car review | Sam Wollaston

Some of my neighbours take an interest in my wheels. "Another electric car?" one asks. Well, yes, mostly, I tell him, but it also has a 1.4-litre petrol engine. "Hybrid then?" he says, knowingly (bit of a smartarse, this one. I can say that – I don't ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Best hybrid cars 2014

1. Porsche 918 SpyderThis is it, the king of hybrid hotness. Porsche's 918 Spyder. The numbers for this thing are absolutely, positively off the map. But try 875hp of total system power and 85mpg just for starters. OK, the reality is more complex when ... [Published T3 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Car review: Vauxhall Ampera | Sam Wollaston | Technology

Vauxhall Ampera: 'It's rather brilliant.' Photographs: Simon Stuart-Miller for the Guardian Some of my neighbours take an interest in my wheels. "Another electric car?" one asks. Well, yes, mostly, I tell him, but it also has a 1.4-litre petrol engine. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review (2014)

Groundbreaking plug-in hybrid version of Mitsubishi’s Land Rover Freelander rival Offers a claimed 32.5 miles’ pure electric running thanks to extended battery capacity, but no range anxiety once they’re flat Priced from £28,249 | On sale now Richard ... [Published Motoring Research - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

New charging point for police's green fleet

THE FIRST electric charging point for a fleet of greener fleet vehicles has been installed by Gloucestershire Police.The constabulary was awarded £4,000 by Gloucestershire County Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to pay for the instal ... [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Huge discounts on Vauxhall Ampera

A brand new Vauxhall Ampera can now be bought for £22,995 thanks to an offer that makes the car a whopping £10,700 less than the manufacturer's recommended retail price.The new figure includes the £5,000 government grant for plug-in cars, plus a further ... [Published CarBuyer.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Gloucestershire Police charges ahead with green car plans

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police have installed their first electric charging point as part of their drive towards running a greener fleet of vehicles.The constabulary was awarded £4,000 by Gloucestershire County Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund to pay ... [Published Stroud News and Journal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

CHEVROLET VOLT - AIN'T NO STOPPING US NOW

:36Ten Second ReviewWith a 1.4-litre 'range extender' petrol engine to call upon as backup for when the batteries 50-odd mile range is depleted, the Chevrolet Volt gives you the zero emission ability of a pure electric vehicle with the peace of mind of ... [Published Tring Gazette - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Giving it some wellies

Usually, I drive a Porsche 911 906 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet, so this was my first time driving an Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle myself, though I’ve been a taxi passenger in many a conventional hybrid Toyota Prius.It looks just like any other family saloon and ... [Published PluginEurope.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Low emission cars get company car tax discount

The new BMW i3 – the electric car from BMW – will benefit from the low emission company car tax discountDRIVERS of low emission company cars will get a 2% discount on company car tax rates in both the 2017/18 tax year and the 2018/19 tax year it has been ... [Published Business Car Manager - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Solar charging station to soon debut at Governor’s Square

The sun is the cleanest most sustainable alternative to fossil fuels and it spends several hours a day right over our heads. That, according to one woman who took delivery on a new Vauxhall Ampera just days ago.Deidre Billes narrowly missed a decrease ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

Vauxhall to cut emissions to 95g/km by 2020

Vicky Parrott, Deputy road test editorMar 5, 2014Vauxhall will have an average CO2 output of 95g/km across its range, by 2020, according to president of Vauxhall and Opel Europe, Karl-Thomas NeumannNeumann said this would be achieved 'with minimum electrification. ... [Published What Car? - Mar 05 2014]

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Neumann said this would be achieved "with minimum electrification. We have the technology for pure-electric cars, but we have decided not to use it, as demand is so low and it is too expensive. We can achieve an average 95g/km by 2020 with more efficient combustion engines and lighter materials."
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Vauxhall Ampera: car review | Sam Wollaston [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Best hybrid cars 2014 [Published T3 - Apr 15 2014]
Car review: Vauxhall Ampera | Sam Wollaston | T... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review (2014) [Published Motoring Research - Apr 02 2014]
New charging point for police's green fleet [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Mar 28 2014]
Huge discounts on Vauxhall Ampera [Published CarBuyer.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Gloucestershire Police charges ahead with green... [Published Stroud News and Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Vauxhall Ampera available from just £22,995 [Published AutoExpress - Mar 26 2014]
All Gloucestershire police cars could be electr... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Mar 26 2014]
CHEVROLET VOLT - AIN'T NO STOPPING US NOW [Published Tring Gazette - Mar 24 2014]
Giving it some wellies [Published PluginEurope.com - Mar 21 2014]
Low emission cars get company car tax discount [Published Business Car Manager - Mar 19 2014]
Musician VV Brown has partnered with Vauxhall M... [Published Auto Channel - Mar 18 2014]
Solar charging station to soon debut at Governo... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Mar 14 2014]
The future of motoring? Electric car version of... [Published This Is Money - Mar 13 2014]
Vauxhall to cut emissions to 95g/km by 2020 [Published What Car? - Mar 05 2014]
'Charge Rage' electric car owners get angry aft... [Published Telegraph - Jan 23 2014]
Official: Renault Kangoo van named 'Electric Ve... [Published Autoblog Green - Oct 23 2013]
Electric cars gain momentum [Published Telegraph - Sep 12 2013]
MotorTorque takes the eco-friendly Vauxhall Amp... [Published PRWeb - Aug 23 2013]
New all-electric BMW aims to tackle drivers' ra... [Published Engineer Online - Jul 31 2013]
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