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Prius V vs Outlander PHEV: test drive of a hybrid vs a plug-in hybrid

With my new job starting soon, I’ll have a 108 km round trip to work, rather than the 45 km I’ve done previously.  I’ve come to the sad realisation that my Nissan Leaf doesn’t have the range to make it … Continue reading

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Testing the Tesla Model S P90D Electric Car

As a birthday surprise, my family arranged a Model S test drive. Saturday was the day.  I’ve seen Tesla cars several time now, talked to their owners, and even sat in one, but having the experience of driving one was … Continue reading

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Electric car dreams: test driving the BMW i3

We went for a test drive in Brisbane on Saturday, and came away totally dazzled – by the BMW dealership (great coffee, valet parking), the sales service (knowledgeable, enthusiastic, but not pushy), and mostly the car, just wow.   It looks … Continue reading

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Electric Cars: Checking out the Nissan Leaf

Yesterday our family went for a test drive, going to Brisbane to visit one of the select Nissan dealers who offer the car.  Their Leaf test drive car had only arrived the afternoon before, and the seats and accessories were … Continue reading

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