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If you're choosing an electric car, DrivingElectric is here to help you every step of the way
1 Feb 2023
Your electric and hybrid car questions answered
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Your questions answered

Your electric and hybrid car questions answered

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
1 Jan 2023
New Mercedes EQG: first ride in electric G-Class
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New Mercedes EQG: first ride in electric G-Class

The electric EQG uses one motor for each wheel and is expected to retain the G-Class’ off-road credentials
22 Nov 2022
Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery
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Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery

Here's how to preserve your electric car’s battery life and how much a replacement will cost if you need one
17 Nov 2022
Mercedes GLE hybrid review
Mercedes GLE hybrid
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Mercedes GLE hybrid review

The Mercedes GLE 350 de is a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid, adding low company-car tax costs to the large SUV’s spread of talents
16 Nov 2022
Mercedes GLC hybrid (2020-2022) review
Mercedes GLC hybrid
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Mercedes GLC hybrid (2020-2022) review

The GLC in both 300 e (petrol-electric) and 300 de (diesel-electric) form, and as a coupe or SUV, offers a different take on the luxury plug-in hybrid…
1 Nov 2022
How Nissan’s oldest EV compares to its newest
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How Nissan’s oldest EV compares to its newest

Nissan’s EV journey can be traced all the way back to 1947. Here’s how far things have come since then
1 Nov 2022
How Nissan’s oldest EV compares to its newest - pictures
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How Nissan’s oldest EV compares to its newest - pictures

Pictures of the Nissan Ariya and the Tama EV
31 Oct 2022
Porsche Cayenne hybrid review
Porsche Cayenne hybrid
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Porsche Cayenne hybrid review

The Porsche Cayenne hybrid is a notch above its rivals in terms of driver reward, but we’d like to see lower CO2 emissions
18 Oct 2022
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid review
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid
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Peugeot 3008 Hybrid review

The Peugeot 3008 Hybrid is both fast and cheap to run, but it's expensive to buy, feels heavy and loses some of the non-hybrid versions' practicality
11 Oct 2022
From moon-roving to reading minds - Nissan’s tech leadership detailed
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From moon-roving to reading minds - Nissan’s tech leadership detailed

Nissan has a long history of impressive technical innovations, and as we look to the motoring future, this is more important than ever
4 Oct 2022
Cybersecurity and car charging: why it matters and what can be done about it
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Cybersecurity and car charging: why it matters and what can be done about it

Here’s how Juice Technology is leading the way in the realm of car charging cybersecurity
29 Sep 2022
Hyundai N Vision 74: full details and review of the retro hydrogen concept car
Hyundai N Vision 74
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Hyundai N Vision 74: full details and review of the retro hydrogen concept car

We’ve drive Hyundai’s high-performance hydrogen-powered concept, with over 670bhp and styling inspired by Giugiaro’s 1974 Pony Coupe
7 Sep 2022
What's it like to drive a car with Nissan e-POWER?
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What's it like to drive a car with Nissan e-POWER?

Nissan’s Qashqai e-POWER offers drivers many of the benefits of a full EV, but without the associated lifestyle changes such cars can necessitate
2 Sep 2022
Nissan Qashqai e-POWER
Nissan Qashqai e-Power - technical cutaway
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Nissan Qashqai e-POWER

Images of the Nissan Qashqai e-POWER
2 Sep 2022
GMC Hummer EV review
GMC Hummer EV
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GMC Hummer EV review

A vast behemoth that’s far too big and unwieldy for UK streets, the Hummer EV is still an impressive feat of engineering
1 Sep 2022
2023 Toyota Corolla - pictures
2023 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
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2023 Toyota Corolla - pictures

Images of the 2023 Toyota Corolla
24 Aug 2022
Triple test: BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3 vs Polestar 2
BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3 vs Polestar 2
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Triple test: BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3 vs Polestar 2

Can the ever-popular Tesla Model 3 fend off new rivals the BMW i4 and Polestar 2? Let’s find out…
22 Aug 2022
Lucid Air review
Lucid Air
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Lucid Air review

Created by a former Tesla engineer, can the new Lucid Air climb to the top of the luxury electric-car class?
22 Aug 2022
Packaging the Nissan Ariya for success
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Packaging the Nissan Ariya for success

A key part of the Ariya’s success lies under the skin, where you’ll find Nissan’s new, cutting-edge EV platform
15 Aug 2022
Nissan Ariya and CMF-EV Platform
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Nissan Ariya and CMF-EV Platform

Images of the Nissan Ariya and its CMF-EV platform
15 Aug 2022
What is a Type 2 charging cable?
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What is a Type 2 charging cable?

What is a Type 2 charging cable? Here’s what you need to know…
12 Aug 2022
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For a weekly roundup of the biggest stories in the world of EVs and hybrid cars, there’s no better choice than the DrivingElectric newsletter
1 Aug 2022
Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-drive review
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Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-drive review

We get behind the wheel of Rivian's Ford F-150 Lightning rival, now in production in the US
29 Jul 2022
Citroen C5 X plug-in hybrid review
Citroen C5 X
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Citroen C5 X plug-in hybrid review

Citroen’s new plug-in flagship is a comfortable cruiser with plenty of electric range for most commutes, however it can’t match cheaper SUVs when it c…
26 Jul 2022
BMW X3 hybrid review
BMW X3 hybrid
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BMW X3 hybrid review

The BMW X3 xDrive30e continues BMW's trend of offering impressive plug-in hybrid versions of some of its most popular models
20 Jul 2022
Leasing an electric or hybrid car: your complete guide
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Leasing an electric or hybrid car: your complete guide

Leasing, or personal contract hire (PCH), is an easy way to get behind the wheel of a brand-new hybrid or electric car
20 Jul 2022
Renault Captur E-TECH Hybrid review
Renault Captur E-TECH
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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
19 Jul 2022
Mazda CX-60 PHEV review
Mazda CX-60
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Mazda CX-60 PHEV review

Mazda’s first plug-in hybrid features a high-quality cabin and plenty of standard kit to match German rivals, although less expensive alternatives fro…
19 Jul 2022
Renault Megane E-TECH hybrid (2021-2022) review
Renault Megane E-TECH hybrid hatchback
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Renault Megane E-TECH hybrid (2021-2022) review

While it's efficient and spacious, the Megane plug-in hybrid suffers from a dated interior and infotainment system, which sets in back in comparison t…
19 Jul 2022
DrivingElectric EV Hot Spots: name your top electric-car-friendly locations in the UK
DrivingElectric EV Hot Spot
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DrivingElectric EV Hot Spots: name your top electric-car-friendly locations in the UK

Charging hub, restaurant, hotel, shopping centre or holiday park? Let us know your top EV-friendly destinations and locations around the UK
18 Jul 2022
Best electric mopeds 2022
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Best electric mopeds 2022

We run down the best electric mopeds you can buy, ranging from some mainstream models to some not-so-well-known names
13 Jul 2022
Should you buy a used electric van?
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Should you buy a used electric van?

Zero-emissions electric vans are proving to popular with many businesses. Read on to find out if a secondhand one might suit your needs
12 Jul 2022
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022
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Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

The C5 Aircross Hybrid is one of many options for company-car users who want a plug-in SUV. It's cheap to run, but beaten by rivals in some respects
11 Jul 2022
BMW 530e Touring hybrid review
BMW 530e Touring
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BMW 530e Touring hybrid review

A tempting blend of performance, practicality, efficiency and style means the current 530e Touring still has lots to offer
8 Jul 2022
Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 review
Mercedes-AMG EQE 53
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Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 review

The electric AMG range expands with the first of two high-performance versions of the mid-size EQE
7 Jul 2022