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Volkswagen Golf GTE

To begin with, I’m going to talk about the GTI. It’s a car that needs no introduction and has forever been entombed in glory in the mind of any car nut. They’re a fantastic car because they offer a superb compromise between do-it-all hatchback and sports car performance. Traditionally, they were the go to choice for those wanting something for the weekday and weekend in one car.

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AutoVolt Magazine
May-June 2017

Volkswagen e-Golf

The winding and narrow roads of Majorca might not seem the ideal location to test drive a new electric car, but in actual fact it is. The small island means there’s virtually no road trip too far, especially as the new e-Golf is equipped with a usable 35.2kWh battery, up from the previous car’s 24 kWh and offering 50% more range.

3 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
May-June 2017

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Recent updates for the Yaris family have progressed the regular petrol variants, particularly as the fresh 1.5-litre Toyota is simpler to drive than the withdrawing 1.3-litre.

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AutoVolt Magazine
May-June 2017

Mark Preston

Mark Preston, Formula E Team Principal and founder of Street Drone, explains how his company, PrestonEV is helping address the growing STEM skills gap.

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AutoVolt Magazine
May-June 2017

Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn is a serial electric car addict and enthusiast. Perhaps best known as Kryten from BBC’s Red Dwarf or for presenting Scrap Heap Challenge for more than a decade, Robert is a talented actor, comedian, author and firm advocate of electric vehicles.

3 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
May-June 2017

nissan 2 futures

by 2050, autonomous vehicles are expected to have contributed a total of €17tn to gdp.

6 mins read
autovolt magazine
january-february 2017

university solar challenge!

the biennial world solar challenge (wsc) is a daunting 3,000 kilometre drive across deserted outback australia, from darwin in the northern territories to adelaide in south australia. each participating electric car is powered by nothing more than the sun and a healthy dose of team grit, spirit and determination. autovolt caught up with some of the team at cuer (cambridge university eco racing).

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autovolt magazine
january-february 2017

renault zoe z.e.40

is the zoe z.e.40 a game changer? yes, because even if the zoe isn’t your cup of tea, renault’s endeavours to bring electric range to the small ev category will likely spur others into action.

7 mins read
autovolt magazine
january-february 2017

robert llewellyn

robert llewellyn is a serial electric car addict and enthusiast. perhaps best known as kryten from bbc’s red dwarf or for presenting scrap heap challenge for more than a decade, robert is a talented actor, comedian, author and firm advocate of electric vehicles.

3 mins read
autovolt magazine
january-february 2017

Electric Cars Are Fun...?

When we think about electric cars, we don’t necessarily imagine them to be all that much fun. Yes, there’s plenty of talk about emissions, economy and efficiency but never much chat about cornering, speed or performance. There are exceptions, including the obvious Tesla cars and a few other electric exotica, but the mainstay electric car isn’t what most would call exciting.

5 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
November-December 2016

BMW i3 94Ah Electric Car

One of the great things about electric cars is their technological development is occurring faster than any other historical automotive improvement. New tech means ever faster electric cars, more efficiency and range.

6 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
November-December 2016

BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid

BMW is on a bit of a mission. They were one of the first companies to actively back electrification of their vehicles with the creation of sub brand BMW i. The i3 and i8 were then released to a world not necessarily ready for the impact and stir they would cause.

7 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
November-December 2016

Electric Classic Cars

I’m in a classic Volkswagen Beetle and it’s raining… in Wales.

10 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
November-December 2016

Tesla And The Autopilot

Autonomous vehicles are the future. Or are they? Tesla’s Autopilot system is as close as one can currently get to experiencing true autonomous capability. It’s impressive and frightening in equal measure, as we found out.

7 mins read
AutoVolt Magazine
July-August 2016

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