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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.

2021 Toyota Yaris Cross: pictures, specs and prices
Toyota Yaris Cross
Toyota Yaris Cross

2021 Toyota Yaris Cross: pictures, specs and prices

Toyota’s new crossover SUV is available to order entirely online; prices for the the latest Nissan Juke rival start from £22,515
30 Jul 2021
New 2022 Lexus NX plug-in hybrid SUV to get new multimedia system
New 2022 Lexus NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid
Lexus NX

New 2022 Lexus NX plug-in hybrid SUV to get new multimedia system

Lexus’ first plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK in 2022, with updated styling as well as new safety and infotainment features
29 Jul 2021
New 2022 Peugeot 308 SW plug-in hybrid estate: reservations open
New 2022 Peugeot 308 SW plug-in hybrid estate
Peugeot 308

New 2022 Peugeot 308 SW plug-in hybrid estate: reservations open

Order books are now open for the more practical estate version of the new Peugeot 308; it’s available as a plug-in hybrid, with prices starting from £…
29 Jul 2021
New 2022 Mercedes EQE: electric E-Class equivalent to be unveiled at Munich Motor Show
Mercedes EQE
Mercedes-Benz EQE

New 2022 Mercedes EQE: electric E-Class equivalent to be unveiled at Munich Motor Show

The Mercedes E-Class-sized electric saloon is aiming at over 370 miles of range and will be unveiled at September's Munich Motor Show
29 Jul 2021
Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: special edition marks launch of plug-in luxury saloon
Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition
Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: special edition marks launch of plug-in luxury saloon

Limited-run Odyssean Edition marks the arrival of the plug-in hybrid version of Bentley's luxury executive limousine
29 Jul 2021
New 2021 Honda HR-V hybrid crossover pictures and details
Honda HR-V
Honda HR-V

New 2021 Honda HR-V hybrid crossover pictures and details

Next-generation Honda HR-V crossover will go on sale later in 2021 with hybrid power only
29 Jul 2021
Nissan and EDF launch commercial V2G service for fleets
Nissan Leaf using ABB charging point
Nissan

Nissan and EDF launch commercial V2G service for fleets

According to EDF, fleets running Nissan Leafs and Nissan e-NV200 vans can save up to £350 a year per two-way charger installed
28 Jul 2021
How to find electric car charging points: Zap-Map
Zap-Map mobile app
Charging

How to find electric car charging points: Zap-Map

This popular app and website is used by electric and plug-in hybrid drivers across the UK looking to charge their cars; it now offers subscription ser…
28 Jul 2021
Citroen DS electric conversion unveiled by Electrogenic
DS
Citroen

Citroen DS electric conversion unveiled by Electrogenic

This converted electric DS retains the model's famous ‘magic carpet’ ride thanks to components developed to preserve the trademark serene driving expe…
28 Jul 2021
Hybrid Porsche 911 in development for 2023 launch
Hybrid Porsche 911 spy shot
Porsche 911

Hybrid Porsche 911 in development for 2023 launch

Prototype spied testing provides potential first look at upcoming electrified variant of the German brand’s iconic sports car
27 Jul 2021
2021 Mercedes EQS electric luxury saloon: details, specs and on-sale date
Mercedes EQS
Mercedes-Benz EQS

2021 Mercedes EQS electric luxury saloon: details, specs and on-sale date

The new Mercedes S-Class-sized EQS luxury electric saloon has been revealed in full
27 Jul 2021
Tesla Supercharger network will open to other electric cars – Musk
Tesla Supercharger
Tesla

Tesla Supercharger network will open to other electric cars – Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has indicated the brand's Supercharger rapid-charging network will open to other models of electric car later in 2021
27 Jul 2021
Motability to set new standards for electric-car charging point accessibility
disabled parking space sign
Charging

Motability to set new standards for electric-car charging point accessibility

Motability will hold a workshop to allow charities contribute to the development of accessibility standards for UK electric-car charging points
26 Jul 2021
2021 Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid: pictures, specs and on-sale date
Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2021 Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid: pictures, specs and on-sale date

All-new Mercedes S-Class S 580 e L plug-in hybrid is now on sale in the UK, with prices starting from £104,490; deliveries are expected to begin later…
26 Jul 2021
2021 Vauxhall Corsa-e electric hatchback gets new Griffin trim level
new Vauxhall Corsa-e Griffin
Vauxhall Corsa

2021 Vauxhall Corsa-e electric hatchback gets new Griffin trim level

The new Griffin trim level for the Corsa-e adds more standard equipment to the electric hatchback; it’s also the cheapest variant of the Corsa-e, with…
26 Jul 2021
Mercedes Vision EQXX prototype promises longest range of any EV
Mercedes Vision EQXX teaser image
Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Vision EQXX prototype promises longest range of any EV

Mercedes' latest electric-car prototype will get from "Nice to Stuttgart" on one charge, thanks to a range of over 620 miles
23 Jul 2021
Volvo baby electric SUV to lead new charge of electric models
Volvo teaser
Volvo

Volvo baby electric SUV to lead new charge of electric models

Volvo is adding a smaller electric SUV to its range as part of wider plans to go purely electric by 2030; it’s likely to be built in China, but will n…
23 Jul 2021
Renault Master E-TECH: electric van gets new conversion options
Renault Master E-TECH conversion vans
Renault Master

Renault Master E-TECH: electric van gets new conversion options

The electric Renault Master E-TECH conversion range now includes Dropside, Luton Box and Tipper vans, alongside the existing Luton Low Loader, chassis…
22 Jul 2021
Smart unveils Brabus-finished version of EQ ForTwo electric coupe
Smart EQ ForTwo Coupe Racing Green Edition
Smart Fortwo Coupe

Smart unveils Brabus-finished version of EQ ForTwo electric coupe

The Racing Green Edition of the electric city car is available to order now, with prices starting from £25,495 after the plug-in car grant
22 Jul 2021
New 2021 Kia EV6 electric SUV: pictures, price, range and on-sale date
Kia EV6 GT-Line - Exterior
Kia EV6

New 2021 Kia EV6 electric SUV: pictures, price, range and on-sale date

Kia's flagship electric car is capable of up to 328 miles on a single charge and recharging from 10-80% in just 18 minutes; available to order in the …
21 Jul 2021
New all-electric compact Jeep SUV in the works
Jeep logo
Jeep

New all-electric compact Jeep SUV in the works

The American brand is considering developing its first fully electric model: a new small SUV that'll sit below the Renegade its line-up
15 Jul 2021
Accessible electric-car charger: UK firm secures funding
EV Charger
Charging

Accessible electric-car charger: UK firm secures funding

Design agency Duku has secured government funding to develop a charging point more suited to older drivers and those with disabilities
15 Jul 2021
New 2022 Aston Martin Valhalla plug-in hybrid V8 supercar unveiled
Aston Martin Valhalla
Aston Martin

New 2022 Aston Martin Valhalla plug-in hybrid V8 supercar unveiled

Aston Martin’s first mid-engined production supercar features an all-new 4.0-litre V8 and two electric motors, producing a combined 937bhp
15 Jul 2021
New 2022 Vauxhall Astra plug-in hybrid family hatchback unveiled
New Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra

New 2022 Vauxhall Astra plug-in hybrid family hatchback unveiled

The new Astra will be available as a five-door hatchback or Sports Tourer estate, and with plug-in hybrid power for the first time; orders book open l…
12 Jul 2021
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX high-performance electric SUV on sale now
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX high-performance electric SUV on sale now

The ID.4 GTX is Volkswagen’s first high-performance electric car, with 295bhp and all-wheel drive; it’s available to order now, starting from £48,510 …
8 Jul 2021
New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date
New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland
Vauxhall Grandland

New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date

The mid-size plug-in hybrid SUV now features the ‘Vizor’ front grille and Pure Panel digital cockpit from the Mokka; prices start from £34,365
8 Jul 2021
2021 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback: specs and prices
Audi Q4 e-tron
Audi Q4 e-tron

2021 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback: specs and prices

The pure-electric Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback are on sale now, with prices starting from £40,750 for the regular SUV and £42,250 for the Sp…
5 Jul 2021
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV: specs and prices
VW ID.4
Volkswagen ID.4

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV: specs and prices

ID.4 Life Pure is now the entry-level model in the range, with prices starting from £32,150 after plug-in grant
2 Jul 2021
Porsche Taycan recall: all cars made before June 2021 recalled due to sudden power loss problem
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan recall: all cars made before June 2021 recalled due to sudden power loss problem

Porsche’s first fully electric model has been recalled to fix a software problem, with 4,500 cars in the UK affected
2 Jul 2021
2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices
Cupra Leon PHEV
Cupra Leon

2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices

New Cupra Leon e-Hybrid gets 242bhp, 32-mile range and bold styling; prices start at £35,205 for hatchback and £36,300 for estate
1 Jul 2021
2022 Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid: specs and prices
Cupra Formentor hybrid
Cupra Formentor

2022 Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid: specs and prices

The SEAT spinoff brand's high-performance plug-in hybrid SUV now starts from £36,170; choice of either 201 or 242bhp powertrain, with a maximum pure-e…
1 Jul 2021
Complete guide to the char.gy on-street charging network
char.gy lamp-post charger
Charging

Complete guide to the char.gy on-street charging network

UK firm char.gy offers councils two electric-car charging solutions for on-street charging, as well as two subscription packages for repeat users
1 Jul 2021
Complete guide to the Gridserve (formerly Ecotricity) Electric Highway charging network
Electric Highway chargers
Charging

Complete guide to the Gridserve (formerly Ecotricity) Electric Highway charging network

Need to charge your electric vehicle on the Gridserve Electric Highway network? Here’s how it works, how much it costs and how to pay
30 Jun 2021
Gridserve to build 50 ultra-rapid charging hubs as part of Electric Highway network
Electric Highway chargers
Charging

Gridserve to build 50 ultra-rapid charging hubs as part of Electric Highway network

The new Electric Highway network will also include 300 further rapid-charging points and 100 'Electric Forecourts' modelled on Gridserve’s flagship lo…
30 Jun 2021
Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV unveiled
Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV
Volvo

Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV unveiled

Volvo has revealed that the first model to use its new electric-car platform will be an SUV, and that it's working to achieve a 621-mile range for fut…
30 Jun 2021
MINI Vision Urbanaut electric MPV concept unveiled
MINI Urbanaut
MINI

MINI Vision Urbanaut electric MPV concept unveiled

MINI's electric MPV concept won’t be going into production anytime soon, but it features design elements we will see in the next-generation MINI Elect…
29 Jun 2021