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Plug-in hybrid MINI Countryman set to arrive in 2017

MINI has revealed their first plug-in hybrid model, based on the all-new Countryman. It is due to go on sale in 2017, powered by both a petrol engine and an electric motor. It is possible to get speeds of up to 78mph on battery power alone, and there are various driving modes as is typical of many plug-ins. This means drivers can operate on pure electricity around town, use both engines together ...

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Four of the best hybrid cars 2016

Hybrid cars are fast becoming a regular sight on the roads of Britain, with most mainstream manufacturers offering some form of model. When we say hybrid, we are usually talking about one of three types. The first is a smaller hybrid with electric motors which merely act as an assistant to the main combustion engine. The second type are plug-ins with much larger batteries, which can be charged fo...

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