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Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In

Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review

The already impressive Tucson has been elevated by the addition of a plug-in hybrid powertrain, although it costs a pretty penny more than the regular…
12 Jan 2022
Kia Sportage Hybrid review
Kia Sportage Hybrid
Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage Hybrid review

The fifth generation of Kia’s mid-size family SUV is a refined cruiser with an impressive infotainment setup, although the ride may be on the firm sid…
12 Jan 2022
BMW iX review
BMW iX UK review
BMW iX

BMW iX review

BMW's flagship electric SUV has love-it-or-hate-it styling, but to drive, the iX is a thoroughly impressive all-rounder that gives the Tesla Model X a…
11 Jan 2022
Electric van payloads and driving-licence requirements
Electric van
Your questions answered

Electric van payloads and driving-licence requirements

Electric van payloads are similar to those of normal vans, but not identical. We explain everything here
5 Jan 2022
Electric vs diesel vans: which would be better for you?
VW e-Transporter
Your questions answered

Electric vs diesel vans: which would be better for you?

Struggling to decide between going electric or sticking with diesel? You’re not alone. Read on to find out the pros and cons of each type of van
5 Jan 2022
Would an electric van suit your business?
Nissan Townstar electric van
Your questions answered

Would an electric van suit your business?

Think an electric van will boost your business? You may be right. Before taking the plunge, read on to make sure you know the crucial questions to ask
5 Jan 2022
Should you buy a used electric van?
Renault Kangoo Z.E.
Your questions answered

Should you buy a used electric van?

Zero-emissions electric vans are proving to be the right choice for many businesses. Read on to find out if a secondhand one might suit your needs
5 Jan 2022
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 review
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+
Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 review

Offering astonishing performance, handling and refinement, the 649bhp EQS 53 4MATIC+ is well deserving of the Mercedes-AMG badge it wears
5 Jan 2022
Cupra Born review
Cupra Born
Cupra Born

Cupra Born review

More adventurous styling and a better-quality interior help set the Spanish brand's first electric car apart from the Volkswagen ID.3 it's based on
5 Jan 2022
What is a Type 2 charging cable?
Type 2 cable
Charging

What is a Type 2 charging cable?

What is a Type 2 charging cable? Here’s what you need to know…
1 Jan 2022
Can solar panels charge an electric car?
Solar Panels
Charging

Can solar panels charge an electric car?

Using solar panels to charge your electric car can save you money in the long run. Here’s everything you need to know about charging an electric car w…
26 Dec 2021
Everything you need to know about the Nissan ARIYA
Nissan Ariya
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Everything you need to know about the Nissan ARIYA

Nissan’s pure-electric crossover arrives with impressive range and high-quality tech features
21 Dec 2021
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid review
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid review

The Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid is a practical seven-seater SUV with good fuel economy, lots of standard equipment and up-to-date technology
16 Dec 2021
BMW i4 review
BMW i4 M50
BMW i4

BMW i4 review

The electric BMW 3 Series alternative offers refinement and comfort with exceptional build quality and excellent infotainment, while the M50 packs a p…
16 Dec 2021
Toyota Highlander review
Toyota Highlander
Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander review

Extremely comfortable to drive and very versatile, the seven-seater Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV is nonetheless slightly outclassed by similarly price…
16 Dec 2021
Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?
Volvo XC40 P8
Your questions answered

Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?

You need to choose your model carefully if you want to tow a caravan or trailer with a hybrid or electric car
15 Dec 2021
Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo review
Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo
Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo

Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo review

The third Taycan bodystyle does away with the off-road pretensions of the Cross Turismo and is available only in driver-focused GTS guise for now
14 Dec 2021
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid
Cupra Leon

Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review

Can Cupra create a successful plug-in hot hatch from the same ingredients that make up the VW Golf GTE?
14 Dec 2021
Toyota Proace City Electric review
Toyota Proace City Electric
Toyota Proace City

Toyota Proace City Electric review

Toyota’s addition to the small electric van class is a compelling all-round package for businesses wanting a zero-emissions fleet
14 Dec 2021
Renault Captur E-TECH hybrid review
Renault Captur E-TECH
Renault Captur

Renault Captur E-TECH hybrid review

The full-hybrid Captur E-TECH is a comfortable and efficient compact SUV, with impressive electric running potential around town
7 Dec 2021
Jeep Compass 4xe review
Jeep Compass 4xe
Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass 4xe review

Despite improvements to the Compass' cabin and infotainment, Jeep's plug-in hybrid SUV still falls behind rivals in some areas
2 Dec 2021
Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster
Porsche Mission R concept
Porsche

Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster

We’ve driven the electric racing car concept that hints to the zero-emissions future of Porsche's mid-engined sports cars
25 Nov 2021
Hyundai Ioniq 5 review
Hyundai Ioniq 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5 review

With more presence than most supercars, ultra-rapid charging and luxury-car-like ride quality and interior comfort, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is hard to fau…
24 Nov 2021
Kia EV6 review
Kia EV6
Kia EV6

Kia EV6 review

The first of the new breed of pure-electric cars from Kia impresses, offering sportier looks and handling than its Hyundai Ioniq 5 cousin
24 Nov 2021
Lexus NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid review
Lexus NX 450h+
Lexus NX 450h+

Lexus NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid review

Lexus' first plug-in hybrid offers class-leading efficiency, great refinement and a 40-mile electric range. It should make company-car drivers take no…
18 Nov 2021
Twin test: Tesla Model Y vs Audi Q4 e-tron
Tesla Model Y vs Audi Q4 e-tron
Group Tests

Twin test: Tesla Model Y vs Audi Q4 e-tron

We pit two of the hottest premium compact electric SUVs of the year head-to-head to see if relative new kid on the block Tesla can beat heavy hitter A…
11 Nov 2021
Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-ride review
Rivian R1T
News

Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-ride review

Rivian's Tesla Cybertruck-rivalling R1T is now in production in the US, and we've had our first chance to ride in one
10 Nov 2021
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric prototype review
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Renault Megane

Renault Megane E-TECH Electric prototype review

An early drive reveals there's lots to like about Renault's new electric family car, even if it does fall short on practicality
9 Nov 2021
Peugeot e-Partner review
Peugeot e-Partner
Peugeot Partner

Peugeot e-Partner review

The smallest electric van in the Peugeot range is a very accomplished all-round package
5 Nov 2021
Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid review
VW Multivan e-Hybrid
Volkswagen Multivan

Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid review

The latest generation of Volkswagen's iconic minibus now sits on a passenger-car platform and offers plug-in hybrid power
3 Nov 2021
Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid review
Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid
Peugeot 508 SW

Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid review

Practical, good looking and frugal (provided you plug it in), the 508 SW Hybrid is a compelling alternative to similarly specified SUVs
3 Nov 2021
Triple test: Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs BMW iX3 vs Volvo XC40 Recharge
iX3 vs Ioniq 5 vs XC40
Group Tests

Triple test: Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs BMW iX3 vs Volvo XC40 Recharge

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is one of our favourite electric family cars, but how does it stack up against the more premium offerings in the electric SUV clas…
29 Oct 2021
Honda HR-V hybrid review
Honda HR-V
Honda HR-V

Honda HR-V hybrid review

The HR-V's styling, cabin, infotainment and efficiency make it a strong alternative to the Toyota Yaris Cross and other compact SUVs
25 Oct 2021
Citroen e-Berlingo van review
Citroen e-Berlingo Van
Citroen Berlingo Van

Citroen e-Berlingo van review

With up to 4.4 cubic metres of cargo space and a range of 171 miles, the electric version of Citroen’s most compact panel van is a useful and versatil…
20 Oct 2021
Twin test: Audi e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan 4S
Porsche Taycan vs Audi e-tron GT
Group Tests

Twin test: Audi e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan 4S

They use a lot of the same technology under the metal, but which of these sleek four-door coupes is the better electric performance car?
20 Oct 2021
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT review
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

Ford Mustang Mach-E GT review

The new Mustang Mach-E GT is a solid effort at a first zero-emissions 'fast Ford'
19 Oct 2021