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Ellis Hyde

Ellis Hyde is the content editor for DrivingElectric. He covers everything new in the world of electric cars, from the latest models to home chargers.

Volvo C40 Recharge review
Volvo C40 Recharge
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Volvo C40 Recharge review

Volvo’s electric coupe-SUV is ridiculously quick and its cabin is very stylish, but the same is true for the more practical, less expensive XC40 Recha…
30 Sep 2022
Top 10 best electric vans 2022
Best electric vans
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Top 10 best electric vans 2022

Electric vans make perfect sense for businesses of all types, and the competition is hotting up fast. Here are our picks for the best zero-emissions w…
28 Sep 2022
New Polestar 3 electric SUV to be unveiled on 12 October
Polestar 3 teaser
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New Polestar 3 electric SUV to be unveiled on 12 October

Specs for Polestar’s first SUV have surfaced online, with the Tesla Model X rival boasting a 380-mile range and £79,845 starting price
28 Sep 2022
Vauxhall Astra GSe plug-in hybrid hot hatch and estate unveiled
Vauxhall Astra GSe
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Vauxhall Astra GSe plug-in hybrid hot hatch and estate unveiled

The first Vauxhall to wear the GSe performance badge gets 222bhp, with first examples due 2023
27 Sep 2022
BMW XM: 644bhp plug-in hybrid performance SUV starts from £144,980
BMW XM
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BMW XM: 644bhp plug-in hybrid performance SUV starts from £144,980

The divisively styled flagship can go from 0-62mph in 4.3 seconds, do 50 miles on electric power, and return up to 188mpg
27 Sep 2022
New Mercedes EQE electric SUV to launch on 16 October
Mercedes EQE SUV interior
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New Mercedes EQE electric SUV to launch on 16 October

New images reveal the EQE SUV’s interior will feature striking contrasting elements and the triple-screen infotainment system from the flagship EQS
27 Sep 2022
Peugeot e-208 review
Peugeot e-208
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Peugeot e-208 review

The electric Peugeot 208 is a smart, grown-up package that's fun to drive and has both a useful range and decent rapid-charging capability
27 Sep 2022
Honda HR-V hybrid review
Honda HR-V
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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
26 Sep 2022
Kia Niro EV review
Kia Niro EV
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Kia Niro EV review

The new Niro EV picks up right where the e-Niro left off, adding sharper styling and intuitive infotainment to the brand’s popular electric family-car…
23 Sep 2022
Urgent call for VAT cut on EV public charging
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Urgent call for VAT cut on EV public charging

An open letter to the Chancellor signed by 23 industry leaders calls for VAT on public charging to be slashed from 20% to 5%
22 Sep 2022
Top 10 best electric cars 2022
Best electric cars 2022
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Top 10 best electric cars 2022

Here, we run through our favourite new electric cars that you can buy right now in the UK…
21 Sep 2022
Volvo EX90: electric XC90 successor to be unveiled on 9 November
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Volvo EX90: electric XC90 successor to be unveiled on 9 November

The XC90’s all-electric replacement will arrive in 2023, loaded with the latest safety and driver assistance systems
21 Sep 2022
Nissan Ariya review
Nissan Ariya
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Nissan Ariya review

Comfortable, refined and striking, Nissan’s follow-up to the pioneering Leaf is a strong contender in the electric family-car class
21 Sep 2022
Tesla Supercharger network: complete guide to Tesla charging stations
Tesla Superchargers
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Tesla Supercharger network: complete guide to Tesla charging stations

The Tesla Supercharger network is expanding fast, providing reliable rapid charging throughout the UK to Tesla and non-Tesla owners alike
20 Sep 2022
Tesla Model Y review
Tesla Model Y
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Tesla Model Y review

The long-awaited Model Y boasts ultra-rapid charging capability and bundles of practicality, making Tesla’s take on the popular mid-size SUV class one…
20 Sep 2022
New Peugeot e-408 electric fastback saloon arriving in 2023
New Peugeot 408
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New Peugeot e-408 electric fastback saloon arriving in 2023

The new 408 will be available with plug-in hybrid power from launch, before a fully electric version goes on sale in 2023
16 Sep 2022
Renault 4 returning as electric family hatchback at Paris Motor Show
Renault 4
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Renault 4 returning as electric family hatchback at Paris Motor Show

The new Renault 4 will be a more practical, bigger brother to the electric Renault 5
15 Sep 2022
Top 10 best plug-in hybrid cars 2022
Skoda Superb iV
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Top 10 best plug-in hybrid cars 2022

Here are our top picks of the best plug-in hybrid motoring options you can buy in the UK right now
14 Sep 2022
Peugeot e-Rifter review
Peugeot e-Rifter
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Peugeot e-Rifter review

The e-Rifter offers practicality and versatility that few other family cars, electric or otherwise, can match. However, Peugeot’s electric MPV is more…
14 Sep 2022
Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2022
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Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2022

If the regular crop of electrified SUVs and family cars don’t provide enough practicality for you, then take a closer look at the range of electric an…
12 Sep 2022
Best home electric car chargers 2022: how to choose the right EV wallbox
BP pulse charger
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Best home electric car chargers 2022: how to choose the right EV wallbox

If you're buying an electric or plug-in hybrid car and you have a driveway or off-street parking adjacent to your property, then you'll want a home EV…
12 Sep 2022
Top 10 best small electric cars 2022
Best small electric cars
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Top 10 best small electric cars 2022

Small electric cars make a lot of sense for commuting, city life and slashing your running costs. Here, we pick out the best ones to buy in the UK rig…
9 Sep 2022
New electric cars coming in 2022 and beyond
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New electric cars coming in 2022 and beyond

With electric cars making up an ever-increasing proportion of sales, the industry is working flat out to launch new models – here's what's on the way …
9 Sep 2022
New Jeep Avenger electric SUV gets AWD and 249-mile target range
Jeep Avenger
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New Jeep Avenger electric SUV gets AWD and 249-mile target range

More details on Jeep’s first EV will be revealed at the Paris Motor Show, before the Smart #1 rival launches in early 2023
8 Sep 2022
All-new Jeep Recon and Wagoneer electric SUVs coming to the UK
Jeep Recon 4x4 and Jeep Wagoneer S
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All-new Jeep Recon and Wagoneer electric SUVs coming to the UK

The electric flagship SUV and 4x4 off-roader will arrive in Europe in 2024 and 2025 respectively
8 Sep 2022
New Ford E-Transit Custom electric van unveiled with 236-mile range
Ford E-Transit Custom
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New Ford E-Transit Custom electric van unveiled with 236-mile range

The fully electric version of the UK’s most popular vehicle will arrive in late 2023
8 Sep 2022
Hyundai Ioniq 6: New Tesla Model 3 rival boasts 379-mile range
Hyundai Ioniq 6
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Hyundai Ioniq 6: New Tesla Model 3 rival boasts 379-mile range

Hyundai’s long-awaited follow-up to the Ioniq 5 goes on sale later this year, while the 577bhp RN22e concept we’ve driven hints at a hot version to co…
7 Sep 2022
New Fiat E-Doblo compact electric van on sale now
Fiat E-Doblo
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New Fiat E-Doblo compact electric van on sale now

Italian brand's new commercial EV is available in panel-van and crew-cab configurations, with prices starting from £27,855
5 Sep 2022
First look at the 1,200bhp+ Maserati GranTurismo Folgore
Maserati GranTurismo Folgore
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First look at the 1,200bhp+ Maserati GranTurismo Folgore

Electric GranTurismo will do 0-62mph in 2.7 seconds, and is one of three ‘Folgore’-badged EVs from Maserati that'll arrive in 2023
2 Sep 2022
Top 10 best 4WD electric cars 2022
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Top 10 best 4WD electric cars 2022

We pick the best four-wheel-drive electric cars to buy in the UK right now, with options to suit various budgets and lifestyles
2 Sep 2022
Top 10 best electric SUVs 2022
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Top 10 best electric SUVs 2022

Electric SUVs combine style and practicality with low running costs, making them a very popular choice in the UK. Here are our top 10 favourites to bu…
1 Sep 2022
MG Cyberster: ‘MGC EV’ electric sports car due on sale in 2024
MG electric sports car
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MG Cyberster: ‘MGC EV’ electric sports car due on sale in 2024

Electric successor to the MG B and MG F sports cars gets scissor doors, convertible fabric roof and steering yoke
1 Sep 2022
Toyota Yaris Cross hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Cross
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Toyota Yaris Cross hybrid review

Toyota’s answer to the Nissan Juke is efficient and practical, although limited space in the rear means it may not be suitable for everyone
1 Sep 2022
New Mercedes EQS SUV: luxury seven-seat EV unveiled
Mercedes EQS SUV
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New Mercedes EQS SUV: luxury seven-seat EV unveiled

The SUV version of Mercedes’ flagship EQS can cover 380 miles on a charge, and features the same 56-inch, triple-screen infotainment setup as its exec…
31 Aug 2022
Skoda Vision 7S: electric seven-seater with over 370-mile range
Skoda Vision 7S
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Skoda Vision 7S: electric seven-seater with over 370-mile range

The electric seven-seat SUV is one of three EVs Skoda plans to launch by 2026, including an entry-level EV and compact SUV
30 Aug 2022
New Smart #1 Brabus: 422bhp electric SUV revealed
Smart #1 Brabus
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New Smart #1 Brabus: 422bhp electric SUV revealed

The compact electric SUV can go from 0-62mph in under four seconds thanks to all-wheel drive and over 400bhp
30 Aug 2022