Test drive: Mercedes C300e: the hybrid comes of age

It's a real shame : regulations are enforced too quickly and are detrimental for plug-in hybridcars,  tax benefits currently available on them will already be over by the end of the year. While the very first hybrid cars available clearly lacked range in ful electric mode, the current crop offers a much more compelling electric …

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Test drive: Mercedes EQS450+: No steering wheel needed !

Let’s be honest, that’s the first time we spend a whole week behind the wheel of a fully electric car .  It was rather positive for us. Admittedly, the € 145.000 EQS is not the cheapest full electric car available but it’s good enough to be a real threat for the internal combustion-engined S-Class. Aboard …

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Test Drive: Skoda Kodiaq 2.0 TSI 4×4: as spacious as it can be…

So far, we had never tested the Skoda Kodiaq, a prominent member of the Volkswagen Group large SUV family. Its recent facelift was a good opportunity to discover it. 650,000 Kodiaqs were sold in just five years! With this car, it is fair to say Skoda contributes heavily to the SUV segment success, despite prices …

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Fiat Tipo Station Wagon or Cross : do you want to be reasonable or trendy?

Last Spring, the Fiat Tipo received a new front end. Refreshing it should allow it to remain successful. The Tipo is currently without direct competitors. Its keen pricing is in line with FIAT’s tradition, delivering great value for money. However, there’s a new sexier version in the range... The Tipo range was launched back in …

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Test DS4: France strikes back by Emmanuel Van de Brûle

After several years of searching for its own identity, the French automotive industry is eventually finding its place in a broader environment. DS even gambles on the premium segment, while at the same time marking the difference with its rivals. Design, technology and comfort being the keywords of the day. There’s a definite French flavour …

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New car Test: Dacia Duster III phase 2: step by step

Dacia's Duster is a bit like Porsche's 911. Their respective makers are so afraid of ruining their success and popularity that they never make radical changes to them, new features coming one by one. Once again, Dacia’s engineers were cautious to please the Duster fan club with this third generation upgrade. The Duster’s third generation …

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Would you fancy a Zolder trackday with the AMG range ?

Whereas the regular Mercedes range almost requires a degree to find one’s way through all the models on offer, doing the same with the AMG range makes you realise their development never stops. What could be better than getting a taste of all these beauties on a sunny day in Limburg... Some people talk about …

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Test: Hyundai Kona: Freedom of choice !

For many years, Korean manufacturers have been a major player on the Belgian car market. Extensive ranges, consensual products that meet the demands of a majority of buyers, the Kona fits well into this framework... without forgetting the long and reassuring warranty schemes! The city is certainly the Kona's favourite place to play, but it …

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Dacia Spring first test: the Midas touch?

The main problem currently preventing more people from buying an electric car is their retail price. Dacia, the leader of affordable individual mobility unveils the new Spring, from 15th April. Deliveries of this cheap electric car won’t start before next autumn but we have already tested it for you! The Renault- Nissan Alliance definitely knows …

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