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New DS 3 Crossback E-Tense prototype review

The fully electric DS 3 Crossback E-Tense arrives in the UK later this year, and we’ve tested a prototype model

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

Tesla Model X review

The Tesla Model X is a vast SUV with a variety of interior seating layouts, astonishing performance, useful real-world range and a modern character

Tesla Model S review

The Tesla Model S was one of the first to make electric cars desirable, but its qualities come at a substantial price

Driving an electric Aston Martin DB6

Read about – and watch the video of – our drive in Aston Martin's electric conversion of a classic DB6. Is it a travesty, or the way forward for preserving classic cars?

Mercedes E-Class hybrid
Mercedes E-Class hybrid review

The latest Mercedes E-Class hybrid is available with petrol or diesel power, and is a comfortable alternative to the sportier BMW 530e

Audi e-tron review

Audi's first production electric car is a highly impressive rival to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace

Kia Soul EV review

Kia's funkier electric car is even more high-tech, and even better value than more practical e-Niro

Kia Habaniro Concept previews next e-Niro

Revealed at the New York Motor Show, the Kia Habaniro previews a new e-Niro due in 2021

Jaguar I-Pace crowned World Car of the Year 2019

Electric Jaguar I-Pace wins 2019 World Car of the Year award at New York Motor Show

Mercedes EQC
New Mercedes EQC 2019: specs, price and on-sale date

There’s a whole family of electric Mercedes on the way, and 2019's EQC SUV is the first

NIO ET Preview
NIO ET Preview concept breaks cover in Shanghai

Concept model previews NIO's forthcoming range of saloon cars

How much is the company-car tax on an electric car?

Electric cars are tax-exempt when bought privately, but if you get one for private use from your employer, you have to pay the company-car tax on it

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Formula E grid
Formula E 2018 - 2019 season: calendar, teams and drivers

Your guide to the cars, drivers and schedule of the 2018/19 Formula E season for electric racing cars

What is CHAdeMO charging?

CHAdeMO is a rapid-charging DC standard, allowing fast charging of the Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Plug-in, and many other models

London ULEZ: what is the London Ultra Low Emission Zone?

The London Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force on 8 April: find out if your car incurs a charge…

Complete guide to BP Chargemaster home chargers

Everything you need to know about BP Chargemaster wallbox home chargers

Volkswagen's electric future

Volkswagen’s ambitions don’t end with today’s models. We reveal the tech that’s coming soon and lift the lid on the forthcoming ID. brand.

Reimagining the electric Volkswagen

Volkswagen’s electric future is already mapped out. But what would the electric VW of 2030 look like? We met a group of automotive design students to find out

Design and tech secrets of the Volkswagen e-Golf

Don’t let the e-Golf’s resemblance to a regular Golf fool you – this is a car packed with innovative design and technology. We walk you through the secrets behind the compact EV

Identifying the Volkswagen I.D.

The first model from the Volkswagen I.D. brand is arriving in 2020. We lift the lid on the new car, the versions that’ll be available and, referencing the concept, the technology we can expect to see.

What is CHAdeMO charging?

CHAdeMO is a rapid-charging DC standard, allowing fast charging of the Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Plug-in, and many other models

Complete guide to the Polar Plus charging network

Here’s how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the Polar Plus charging network

Morrisons and GeniePoint
Morrisons announces charging-point deal with GeniePoint

100 rapid charging points to be installed at Morrisons supermarkets nationwide

Complete guide to Pod Point home chargers

All you need to know about the Pod Point Solo wallbox charger