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HybridVEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Range Rover Hybrid 2 Mar 15

Glenn Brooks

It’s 120kg heavier than its equivalent SDV6 variants, yet averages 30+mpg in the real world with 26% fewer emissions of CO2. It will glide in and out of your garage in silence but 700Nm of torque can be summoned in an instant - the Hybrid is a Range Rover like none other.


Valeo claims that its Hybrid4All system generates fuel economy benefits of up to 15%February 2015 management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (3) 27 Feb 15

Calum MacRae

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at supplier plans and forecasts for 48V.


One thing the UK is not getting - at least initially - is the Volvo XC90 in this matt finishTHE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers 27 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on the international first drive event for Volvo's superb new XC90.


UK cars will all have distinctive LED headlamps with VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Volvo UK goes for high spec, seven seat XC90 redesign 26 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Volvo's UK unit is keeping one card up its sleeve when it launches the redesigned XC90 SUV starting in June.


Suzuki VitaraANALYSIS: Suzuki looks for brand resurgence with new Vitara 26 Feb 15

Dave Leggett

As a car brand, Suzuki is not one of the big beasts of the auto industry. It's something of a niche player but is now planning to cement its position in key niches, says Dave Leggett.


The smart fortwo and forfour. Daimler will be hoping that shared engineering can be key to bringing about an upturn in profitability for the smart brand ANALYSIS: Can 'smart' turn into a smart move for Daimler? 25 Feb 15

Ray Hutton

Mercedes-Benz has struggled for 18 years to make profits from smart. Platform sharing with Renault may be the brand's last chance, writes Ray Hutton.


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