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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.

Electric Nissan Micra? Next-generation supermini could be an EV
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Nissan Micra

Electric Nissan Micra? Next-generation supermini could be an EV

Nissan is considering using technology from its alliance partner Renault to make the next-generation Micra fully electric
18 Oct 2021
New Maserati Grecale SUV reveal delayed until 2022
New 2022 Maserati Grecale SUV spied testing
Maserati

New Maserati Grecale SUV reveal delayed until 2022

Italian brand’s rival to the Porsche Macan will now be unveiled in spring 2022; it's expected to be available in electric form, alongside petrol and h…
18 Oct 2021
Hydrogen-powered Renault Master Van to launch in 2022
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Renault Master

Hydrogen-powered Renault Master Van to launch in 2022

The hydrogen fuel-cell version of the Renault Master van boasts 12 cubic metres of cargo space and 310-mile range
15 Oct 2021
Tesla Model Y electric SUV now on sale in the UK
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Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y electric SUV now on sale in the UK

Almost three years after its debut, the Tesla Model 3’s more practical sister car is coming to the UK, with prices starting from £54,990 and first del…
15 Oct 2021
UK’s EV charging network failing to provide equal access for disabled drivers
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UK’s EV charging network failing to provide equal access for disabled drivers

Lack of accessibility to charging points may be in breach of equality laws according to new campaign, with the UK’s 2.5 million Blue Badge holders at …
13 Oct 2021
Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup to enter into volume production in 2023
Tesla Cybertruck
Tesla

Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup to enter into volume production in 2023

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed the all-electric pickup will be delayed until 2023, as a result of the global semiconductor shortage
13 Oct 2021
New Tesla Roadster electric supercar delayed until 2023
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Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster electric supercar delayed until 2023

The delay in the second generation Roadster’s arrival is the result of parts supply issues, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk
13 Oct 2021
New Nissan finance deal combines vehicle and wallbox charger installation costs into one payment
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Nissan

New Nissan finance deal combines vehicle and wallbox charger installation costs into one payment

Nissan Leaf and e-NV200 van customers can now combine their HP/PCP finance and wallbox charger installation into one monthly payment
13 Oct 2021
Complete guide to the IONITY charging network
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Complete guide to the IONITY charging network

The manufacturer-backed IONITY rapid-charging network is expanding across the UK and Europe – here's all you need to know
13 Oct 2021
2021 DS 4 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid: specs, trim levels and prices
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DS 4

2021 DS 4 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid: specs, trim levels and prices

DS' new luxury plug-in hybrid hatchback is available in standard, Performance Line and SUV-esque Cross form, with prices starting from £36,600
12 Oct 2021
Citroen Ami two-seat electric city car: new personalisation options available
Citroen Ami
Citroen Ami

Citroen Ami two-seat electric city car: new personalisation options available

Graphics and other customisation options are now available for Ami customers in Europe; the ultra-compact electric car goes on sale in the UK in sprin…
9 Oct 2021
2022 Lexus ES: updates, trim levels and prices
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Lexus ES

2022 Lexus ES: updates, trim levels and prices

Lexus’s hybrid-only rival to the BMW 5 Series gets styling update and new safety features, with prices starting from £35,905
8 Oct 2021
Top 10 best luxury electric cars 2021
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Top 10 best luxury electric cars 2021

From Audi to Tesla, here are our top picks of the most luxurious zero-emissions motoring options on the market right now
7 Oct 2021
New MG ZS EV electric SUV with 273-mile range unveiled
New MG ZS EV
MG ZS

New MG ZS EV electric SUV with 273-mile range unveiled

The refreshed version of the MG’s electric SUV will arrive in showrooms in November 2021, with UK prices to be announced closer to launch
7 Oct 2021
Mazda MX-30 electric SUV: prices, specification and range-extender model
Mazda MX-30
Mazda MX-30

Mazda MX-30 electric SUV: prices, specification and range-extender model

Mazda’s first electric car starts at £26,045 after the plug-in grant; plug-in range-extender model with rotary engine to go on sale in 2022
7 Oct 2021
Mazda plug-in hybrids: CX-60 and CX-80 SUVs confirmed for UK
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Mazda

Mazda plug-in hybrids: CX-60 and CX-80 SUVs confirmed for UK

Introduced over the next two years, the forthcoming SUVs will spearhead the introduction of plug-in hybrid technology to Mazda’s range
7 Oct 2021
Million-dollar Aston Martin DB6 electric conversion unveiled by Lunaz
Aston Martin DB6 electric conversion by Lunaz
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Million-dollar Aston Martin DB6 electric conversion unveiled by Lunaz

A limited number of Aston Martin DB4 and DB5 zero-emissions conversions from the Silverstone-based company are also available
6 Oct 2021
New 2023 Smart electric SUV will retain concept car’s styling
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Smart

New 2023 Smart electric SUV will retain concept car’s styling

Upcoming rival to the Hyundai Kona Electric and Vauxhall Mokka-e is expected to closely resemble the Smart Concept #1 unveiled at 2021 Munich motor sh…
6 Oct 2021
Top 10 best electric family cars 2021
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Top 10 best electric family cars 2021

From hatchbacks to SUVs, here are our top picks for the best zero-emissions family haulers on the market right now
6 Oct 2021
Fiat e-Ducato review
Fiat e-Ducato
Fiat Ducato

Fiat e-Ducato review

Fiat’s first electric van will suit many businesses well, thanks to a choice of body styles and a range of up to 230 miles – although it has a hefty p…
6 Oct 2021
New 2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid MPV unveiled
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

New 2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid MPV unveiled

The second-generation 2 Series Active Tourer will arrive in early 2022, with prices for the plug-in version to be announced closer to its summer launc…
5 Oct 2021
Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2021
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Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2021

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…
5 Oct 2021
Renault Arkana E-TECH Hybrid review
Renault Arkana E-TECH hybrid
Renault Arkana

Renault Arkana E-TECH Hybrid review

Renault’s full-hybrid coupe-SUV may not have the performance to match its sporty styling, but it's well equipped and has fuel economy to rival the bes…
30 Sep 2021
New Genesis GV60 electric coupe-SUV: specs and details
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New Genesis GV60 electric coupe-SUV: specs and details

Hyundai luxury spinoff brand’s latest electric car shares underpinnings with Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6; prices to be revealed closer to 2022 launch
30 Sep 2021
New Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe
Jeep Grand Cherokee

New Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled

Jeep's plug-in hybrid line-up in the UK is set to expand, with a 4xe version of the new fifth-generation Grand Cherokee set to join the Compass and Re…
29 Sep 2021
Rolls-Royce Spectre: luxury brand's first electric car to arrive by 2023
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Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Spectre: luxury brand's first electric car to arrive by 2023

The British luxury-car brand will become electric-only by 2030 and its first zero-emissions model will begin real-world testing shortly
29 Sep 2021
Toyota Yaris Cross hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Cross
Toyota Yaris Cross

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
28 Sep 2021
Three new Polestar electric cars to launch by 2024
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Polestar

Three new Polestar electric cars to launch by 2024

The Polestar 3 large SUV will be followed by a sporty coupe-SUV called the Polestar 4 in 2023 and a production version of the Precept saloon in 2024
28 Sep 2021
MG MAZE concept: video-game-inspired two-seater electric car unveiled
MG MAZE Concept
MG

MG MAZE concept: video-game-inspired two-seater electric car unveiled

The latest radical electric concept from MG's design studio is a two-seater exploring the future of city transport
24 Sep 2021
Volvo electric cars to be completely leather-free by 2030
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Volvo

Volvo electric cars to be completely leather-free by 2030

By 2030, the Swedish brand’s entire range of electric cars will do away with cowhide, starting with the C40 Recharge coupe
24 Sep 2021
Aura concept: British-built electric roadster boasts 400-mile range
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Aura concept: British-built electric roadster boasts 400-mile range

The two-seat Aura concept could be our first glimpse at the future of the British sports car, combining a rear-wheel-drive electric powertrain with a …
22 Sep 2021
2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV: prices, specs and details
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Skoda Enyaq iV

2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV: prices, specs and details

Skoda's first electric SUV is on sale in the UK now, with prices starting from £32,010 after the government grant
22 Sep 2021
OPINION: Is the Citroen Ami a step backwards for electric cars?
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OPINION: Is the Citroen Ami a step backwards for electric cars?

Citroen has announced the ultra-compact Ami will be making its way to British shores, and despite its clown-car proportions, we should take its arriva…
22 Sep 2021
Lotus electric cars: new platform to underpin British brand’s first electric sports car
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Lotus electric cars: new platform to underpin British brand’s first electric sports car

The first Lotus electric sports car is set to arrive in 2026, following on from the Evija electric hypercar, a series of electric SUVs and a four-door…
21 Sep 2021
Lucid Air electric car: US EPA records 520-mile range
Lucid Air
Lucid Air

Lucid Air electric car: US EPA records 520-mile range

Range-topping version of US startup’s electric car will do up to 520 miles on a charge, according to EPA figures
17 Sep 2021
Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric saloon spied testing ahead of 2022 debut
Hyundai Ioniq 6 spied testing
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Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric saloon spied testing ahead of 2022 debut

The latest model from Hyundai’s Ioniq electric sub-brand will be sleek four-door saloon, with a large SUV expected to follow in 2024
17 Sep 2021