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Ellis Hyde

Ellis Hyde is the content editor for DrivingElectric and covers everything new in the world of electric cars, from the latest models to home chargers. Since joining the DrivingElectric team he's reviewed every EV he can get his hands on and in 2022 he won a ‘rising star’ Newspress Award for his work.

Subaru Solterra review
Subaru Solterra driving front
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Subaru Solterra review

Subaru’s first EV is a well-rounded electric family SUV that’s surprisingly good to drive, but doesn’t match the practicality or range of the best in …
27 Jan 2023
Electric Suzuki Jimny one of five EVs due by 2030
Suzuki Jimny EV teaser
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Electric Suzuki Jimny one of five EVs due by 2030

The Japanese brand will launch its first electric car in Europe next year, with a rugged, zero-emissions take on the popular Jimny 4x4 due soon
27 Jan 2023
Top 10 best electric SUVs 2023
Best electric SUVs
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Top 10 best electric SUVs 2023

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…
26 Jan 2023
New Peugeot e-3008 electric SUV to offer 435-mile range
Peugeot e-3008 teaser
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New Peugeot e-3008 electric SUV to offer 435-mile range

Peugeot’s first bespoke EV will be available with all-wheel drive and is due to be revealed later this year
26 Jan 2023
Complete guide to the Gridserve (formerly Ecotricity) Electric Highway charging network
Gridserve charging hub
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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
26 Jan 2023
Renault Megane E-Tech review
Renault Megane E-Tech driving
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Renault Megane E-Tech review

Comfortable, refined and with one of the best infotainment systems in the business: there’s a lot to like about Renault’s electric family car
25 Jan 2023
Top 10 best electric family cars 2023
Top 10 best electric family cars
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Top 10 best electric family cars 2023

From hatchbacks to SUVs, here are our top picks for the best zero-emissions family cars on the market right now
24 Jan 2023
Polestar 2 now with 395-mile range and faster charging
Polestar 2 updated
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Polestar 2 now with 395-mile range and faster charging

The Tesla Model 3 rival gets major updates for the 2024 model year; order books open now, with prices starting from £44,950
24 Jan 2023
First look at new Ford electric SUV ahead of 2023 reveal
Ford medium-sized crossover prototype
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First look at new Ford electric SUV ahead of 2023 reveal

The as-yet-unnamed EV is expected to debut in March and will be built on the same platform as the Volkswagen ID.4 SUV
23 Jan 2023
Volkswagen ID. Buzz review
Volkswagen ID. Buzz
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Volkswagen ID. Buzz review

The ID. Buzz combines funky styling, a functional cabin and refinement to create a unique electric family car – and a particularly pricey one at that
23 Jan 2023
New Abarth 500e electric hot hatch: prices, specs and range
Abarth 500e
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New Abarth 500e electric hot hatch: prices, specs and range

The hot version of Fiat’s electric city car does 0-62mph in seven seconds, and will be offered as a hatchback and convertible
20 Jan 2023
MG4 EV review
MG4 EV
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MG4 EV review

The MG4 EV combines range, practicality and loads of kit into a sharp-looking, fun-to-drive package all at an unbeatable price
19 Jan 2023
BMW i4 review
 BMW i4
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BMW i4 review

The electric equivalent to the BMW 3 Series offers refinement and comfort, along with exceptional build quality and infotainment; the M50 packs a punc…
18 Jan 2023
Top 10 best Motability electric cars 2023
Best Motability electric cars 2023
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Top 10 best Motability electric cars 2023

The Motability scheme these days includes a number of electric cars, which can all help eligible drivers keep their motoring costs down
18 Jan 2023
Porsche Macan electric: new details revealed ahead of 2024 launch
Porsche Macan EV prototype
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Porsche Macan electric: new details revealed ahead of 2024 launch

The next-generation Porsche Macan will be electric only and produce over 600bhp from a dual-motor powertrain
18 Jan 2023
Complete guide to the MFG (Motor Fuel Group) EV Power electric-car charging network
MFG Stretford charging hub
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Complete guide to the MFG (Motor Fuel Group) EV Power electric-car charging network

Motor Fuel Group plans to install more than 3,000 ultra-rapid 150kW and 350kW chargers across the UK by 2030
18 Jan 2023
Hyundai Ioniq 6 review
Hyundai Ioniq 6 UK drive
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Hyundai Ioniq 6 review

Hyundai’s Tesla Model 3 rival boasts impressive rapid charging speeds, interior design and range, though you’ll sacrifice some practicality for the st…
18 Jan 2023
Jeep Avenger review
Jeep Avenger first drive
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Jeep Avenger review

The Jeep Avenger is the 4x4 brand’s first step into the electric age, and one of 2023’s most anticipated EVs
17 Jan 2023
Tesla slashes Model 3 and Model Y prices by up to £8k
Tesla Model Y
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Tesla slashes Model 3 and Model Y prices by up to £8k

The Model 3 now starts from £42,990, while the base Model Y comes in at £44,990
13 Jan 2023
New entry-level Tesla Model 2 to rival MG4
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New entry-level Tesla Model 2 to rival MG4

Cheapest Tesla yet is expected to be a family hatchback to rival the MG4 EV and Volkswagen ID.3
13 Jan 2023
New Mazda MX-30 R-EV rotary range-extender revealed in full
Mazda MX-30 RE-V
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New Mazda MX-30 R-EV rotary range-extender revealed in full

The plug-in hybrid version of the MX-30 coupe-SUV arrives this summer with prices to start from £31,250
13 Jan 2023
New Cupra Tavascan flagship electric SUV to launch in 2023
Cupra Tavascan
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New Cupra Tavascan flagship electric SUV to launch in 2023

Cupra’s hotly anticipated halo SUV will be the brand’s second all-electric car
12 Jan 2023
Citroen e-C4 X review
Citroen e-C4 X first drive
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Citroen e-C4 X review

The fastback body of the comfort-oriented Citroen e-C4 X offers more practicality than the e-C4 hatch for the same price, though some might not been c…
12 Jan 2023
New BMW i5 and i5 Touring: Electric 5 Series to launch in 2023
BMW i5 Touring
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New BMW i5 and i5 Touring: Electric 5 Series to launch in 2023

Electric 5 Series will rival the Mercedes EQE and forthcoming Audi A6 e-tron when it goes on sale later this year
11 Jan 2023
Jaguar I-Pace gets updated styling and trim levels for 2023
Jaguar I-Pace updated
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Jaguar I-Pace gets updated styling and trim levels for 2023

Jaguar’s luxury electric SUV has received some subtle styling tweaks and trim level changes, with prices now starting from £69,995
11 Jan 2023
Top 10 best electric vans 2023
Best electric vans 2023
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Top 10 best electric vans 2023

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…
10 Jan 2023
New electric cars coming in 2023 and beyond
Polestars under cover
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New electric cars coming in 2023 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 …
10 Jan 2023
Top 10 longest range electric cars 2023
Mercedes EQS 450+
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Top 10 longest range electric cars 2023

Avoid range anxiety by choosing one of these: the longest-range electric cars you can buy in the UK right now
9 Jan 2023
Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2023
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Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2023

Contrary to popular opinion, not all electric cars are expensive. Here are the cheapest ones available in the UK right now
6 Jan 2023
Kia Niro PHEV review
Kia Niro PHEV
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Kia Niro PHEV review

The new plug-in hybrid Kia Niro improves on what was already a great family car with a longer range, class-leading tech and even better fuel economy t…
6 Jan 2023
Best home electric car chargers 2023: how to choose the right EV wallbox
BP pulse charger
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Best home electric car chargers 2023: 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…
6 Jan 2023
Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2023
Best hybrid and electric seven-seaters
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Top 10 best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2023

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 Jan 2023
Kia electric cars: Nine new EVs due by 2027
New Kia electric cars
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Kia electric cars: Nine new EVs due by 2027

The next addition to Kia’s EV line-up will be the flagship seven-seat EV9, due to be unveiled early this year
5 Jan 2023
Range Rover PHEV review
2022 Range Rover PHEV
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Range Rover PHEV review

Once again, the Range Rover PHEV is the most refined and relaxing version to drive in the luxury SUV’s line-up
5 Jan 2023
Sony and Honda launch new Afeela electric-car brand
Afeela prototype
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Sony and Honda launch new Afeela electric-car brand

A prototype of Afeela’s first EV was unveiled at CES in Las Vegas, and it’s due on sale in 2026
5 Jan 2023
Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs place second behind petrol cars
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Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs place second behind petrol cars

UK new-car registrations in 2022 were down 2% on 2021, but the market share for EVs continued to grow
5 Jan 2023