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  • Zipcar Amperas: the electric cars everyone can afford

    Owning your own car is hugely convenient. It sits outside your front door, ready to use any time you need it. Need to nip and out grab a loaf of bread? No problem. Forgot to pick up the dry-cleaning? Off you go. Of course, that convenience comes at a price...
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    By Will Dron July 30, 2012 10:43 AM
  • Vauxhall announces entry-level Ampera Earth

    Vauxhall has announced details of its entry-level Ampera, completing the trio of trim levels available for this extended-range electric vehicle (EREV). Called ‘Earth’, this model is available for order today at £34,995 – that’s £29,995, once the UK government’s £5000 Plug-in Car Grant is taken into account.
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    By Will Dron July 11, 2012 4:27 PM
  • The Conway Column: an unlikely electric car convert

    Steve Sutcliffe, Autocar’s handiest wheelman, falls for Vauxhall Ampera.


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    By Gavin Conway May 30, 2012 2:39 PM
  • EcoVelocity 2012 wrap: the good and the bad

    EcoVelocity 2012, the second outing of the annual green motorshow, was generally considered a big success, especially given that the first show took place in a different venue just eight months prior. However, not everything was rosy, as one reader pointed out to us by email.
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    By Will Dron May 23, 2012 4:08 PM
  • Zipcar adds Vauxhall Ampera electric vehicle to its London fleet

    Vauxhall has entered into a partnership with car-sharing network Zipcar to provide ten Amperas for the company’s London scheme. The pay-as-you-go car sharing network will allow members to reserve an Ampera online or with their smartphones from £5 per hour.
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    By Gavin Conway May 21, 2012 4:08 PM