Toyota has just passed the milestone of selling 200,000 petrol-electric hybrids to UK customers
Toyota recently revealed another facelift for the long-running Yaris range, with an update for the model that was first launched onto the UK market in 2011.
Kia has launched the all-new Niro crossove hybrid, priced from £21,295. With CO2 emissions as low as 88g/km and fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg, Kia says the Niro will make a significant contribution in helping it meet its pledge to reduce the average emissions of its range by 25 per cent before 2020.
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Renault took the wraps off the all-new Scénic at the Geneva Motor Show in March – now it’s the turn of the larger Grand Scénic to step into the limelight. The new car comes with either five or seven seats, and a choice of five diesel-engined versions including a hybrid.
BMW is launching plug-in hybrid versions of the 7-Series in the UK. The new cars will join the new iPerformance range of electrified fuel-saving, emissions-reducing models announced at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
Volvo Cars has announced that it aims to sell a total of up to one million electrified cars by 2025. The target is part of a wider sustainability programme launched by the company today.
The latest quarterly survey carried out by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) of its leasing members found that almost one in 20 (4.7 per cent) of all new leased cars registered in the final quarter of 2015 was a plug-in, well-ahead of the market penetration achieved across all new registrations, which stood at 1.3 per cent.