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Car buyers go green

MOTORING website Carzone.ie has recorded a marked increase in the amount of online searches for economically friendly cars.

Carzone said that more consumers are choosing to 'go green', with searches for bio fuel vehicles jumping by nearly 45pc compared to February last year. Electric and diesel vehicles also made substantial increases by 29pc and 16pc.

The most searched car on the site was the BMW 3 series.