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DS 4 Crossback E-TENSE
New 2021 DS 4 Crossback E-TENSE: plug-in hybrid crossover spied testing

Next electrified DS spied winter testing, with late-2020 launch and early-2021 on-sale dates expected for plug-in SUV

Citroen ami
New Citroen ami is a Renault Twizy rival for £17 per month

Citroen ami showcases brand's idea of electric urban mobility, with hire, rental and buy options by the “minute, year or more”

Hyundai 45
Hyundai 45 electric car: production version spotted winter testing

Hyundai 45 concept from 2019 is set to spawn a production electric crossover model that'll sit above the Kona Electric

BMW Vision iNEXT
New BMW iNEXT 2021: specs and on-sale date for electric SUV

BMW iNEXT pictured undergoing hot-weather testing in South Africa, as flagship electric SUV prepares for production in 2021

Volvo V90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo V90 Recharge T8 is a premium plug-in estate that's well worth considering if you need low running costs and practicality

Volvo S90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo S90 Recharge T8 offers big executive-saloon practicality, a beautiful interior, low CO2 emissions and useful all-electric range

Lexus NX 300h review

The Lexus NX 300h is a sporty-looking hybrid SUV that’s luxurious and comfortable, but loses out to plug-in rivals for efficiency and driving fun

Kia Soul EV
Kia Soul EV review

The Kia Soul EV is the funkier member of the Kia electric-car family: more stylish but less practical than the Kia e-Niro

Electric cars
Your electric-car questions answered: DrivingElectric reader queries

We're here to help! Send us your questions about hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars and we'll do our best to answer

Kia e-Niro charging
How much is the company-car tax on an electric car?

Electric company-car tax is set to fall to 0% in April 2020, making hugely attractive to business buyers

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid
What is a hybrid car?

What is a hybrid car and how do hybrid cars work? Here, we explain it all

What is a hydrogen car?

A hydrogen fuel-cell car may sound like science-fiction, but they're here and could form a major part of the motoring landscape in years to come

Renault electric
Best electric car deals

Electric car deals could save you a pretty penny on an electric, hybrid or plug-in hybrid car. We round up the best from BuyaCar and elsewhere

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The UK electric car grant explained

The UK plug-in car grant rules have changed, but buyers still get a £3,500 electric car subsidy. This is how it works...

Best electric motorbikes
Best electric motorbikes

More and more brands are getting in on the electric motorcycle action. Here’s our pick of what’s out there right now

Best electric dirt bikes
Best electric dirt bikes

Electric power is ideally suited to the requirements of off-road motorbikes. Here are the best of the bunch

SEAT electric scooter
Best electric mopeds

We run down the best electric mopeds you can buy, from some mainstream and some not so well known names

What if an electric car runs out?

Like a petrol or diesel car running out of fuel, an electric car can run out of power. The good news is that the growing UK charging infrastructure means it's unlikely you'll be left stranded

Renault Kangoo Z.E.
Electric van charging guide

The idea of charging an electric van is a big change for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think

What is vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging?

It won’t be long before your electric car will be able to sell electricity back to the grid from its batteries, helping you save even more money

How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?

Ultra-low row running costs are one of the best reasons to go electric: here's now much charging will cost...