The understand the origins of Lexus, you must first think back to the position Toyota found itself in around 30 years ago. The Japanese company’s frugal Corolla, introduced into America in 1968, had been a huge success. The economical, comfortable and reliable car propelled the company’s sales into the stratosphere and, by the end of 1975, it was the leading import brand in the United States – surpassing even the mighty Volkswagen.[Read more…] about Automotive Anniversary: 30 years of Lexus
Hybrid cars have become an automotive bridge between the old world of petrol or diesel engines and the emerging world of electric vehicles. We’re living in an era of increasingly stringent emissions regulations, and the combination of tasty carrots and pointy sticks is clearing our path to electrified enlightenment.[Read more…] about Buying a Hybrid with a £5,000 Budget
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The Ultra Low Emissions Zone – or ULEZ as it’s known – is an area covering central London that older diesel and petrol cars must pay £12.50 to enter. It applies 24/7. The ULEZ currently covers the same area as the London Congestion Charge zone, which has a separate charge of £11.50 that applies to any car producing more than 75g/km of CO2 that enters the city between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday.