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Subaru’s Award-Winning Electric Car

Subaru’s Award-Winning Electric Car

Subaru doesn’t get many mentions on Beating Spirit, which is a shame as the company has some excellent products – just not very economical ones!

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Avoid higher transport costs with Liftshare

Avoid higher transport costs with Liftshare

A study carried out on behalf of the BBC has revealed that Britain has higher transport costs than anywhere else in Europe with people spending on average 15% of their disposable income on transport.

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GM Brings the Electric Car Back to Life

GM Brings the Electric Car Back to Life

Last year’s film “Who killed the electric car?” accused GM of the ‘murder’, ten years ago, of its EV1 electric vehicle. However the corporation obviously feels it needs to renew its efforts with green cars – hence the appearance of the Chevrolet Volt at the Detroit Show.

 

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Brake Energy Regeneration on New BMW 5 Series

Brake Energy Regeneration on New BMW 5 Series

BMW has announced details of the revised 5 Series Saloon and Touring range - a mid-life ‘refresh’ programme with new engines and technologies - and the firm claims there is an improvement in economy by up to 25 per cent.

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National Green Website ‘GreenFinder’ Launched

National Green Website ‘GreenFinder’ Launched

As one forecast shows that sales of organic food and drink will reach 2 billion by 2010, and another survey shows that two-thirds of youngsters think it is important that the company they work for in the future is environmentally friendly, it’s timely for the launch of a new ‘one stop shop’ website for all things green and ethical.

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Toyota FT-HS hybrid sports car concept

Toyota FT-HS hybrid sports car concept

Here is Toyota’s concept for the future of green sports cars, and is being seen as a spiritual successor to the Supra. The 3.5 litre V6 hybrid electric vehicle ticks all the right boxes, but just leaves us with one question – when can we buy one?

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Fiat Panda 4×4 to battle in Dakar Rally

Fiat Panda 4×4 to battle in Dakar Rally

Not only does the Fiat Panda come top in our Beating Spirit 4x4 petrol section with 42.8mpg, but a diesel version is being entered in the Dakar 2007 rally raid

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Volkswagen Concept Tiguan

Volkswagen Concept Tiguan

Volkswagen has unveiled its compact 4x4, the Concept Tiguan, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and has announced that the first examples of the SUV will be delivered to customers by the end of next year.

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Honda launches ‘Not all 4x4s are the same’ campaign

Honda launches ‘Not all 4x4s are the same’ campaign



Not all 4x4s are big, dirty and dangerous, claims a new campaign launched by Honda.

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Peugeot 207 Epure Fuel Cell Car

Peugeot 207 Epure Fuel Cell Car

Peugot 207 EPUREAt the Paris Motor Show later this month Peugeot will reveal the ‘207 EPURE’ concept car – a glimpse of a future 207 model fitted with the latest PSA Peugeot Citroën Group’s fuel cell technology.

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