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  • Five things UK Renault Twizy owners will need

    The Renault Twizy is probably the most distinctive production vehicle money can buy. Open sides, two seats in tandem, pure-electric power, few creature comforts and its unique looks are just some of the things that mark it out from just about everything else on Britain’s roads right now.
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    By Will Dron July 13, 2012 11:44 AM
  • 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed: electric car preview

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed is, let’s face it, largely about petrol-chugging supercars and the heroes of motorsport. Yet there are a fair few electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in action over this weekend (29th June-1st July) as well: we take a look at the new cars and activities to check out this year.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 27, 2012 12:08 PM
  • Renault Twizy on the tourist trail in Wales

    When Renault first revealed the Twizy, there was a certain amount of scepticism: who, in the UK, would want an open-sided tandem two-seater? We’ve already discussed the pros and cons of this model in our full road test (short version: it’s great fun to drive) and concluded that it might make a useful urban commuter vehicle or local transport in a tourist resort, and the tourism industry appears to be taking to the idea.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 7, 2012 3:33 PM
  • ‘Design a Renault Twizy’ competition winner announced

    Renault’s ‘Design a Twizy’ student competition has been won by Rachel Smith, 20, who studies advertising and media relations at The University of Huddersfield. The prize is £9,000 to cover one year's tuition (sorry Rachel, that won’t be a few weeks in Ibiza for you and your mates, then).
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    By Gavin Conway May 2, 2012 3:58 PM
  • Chinese carmaker conceives Ant colony

    Chinese carmaker Chery is to unveil a concept called Ant at the Beijing Auto Show, said to promise a solution for urban mobility in the congested cities of the future
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    By Farah Alkhalisi April 22, 2012 12:05 PM