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Tesla Model 3 vs BMW i4: in numbers
BMW Concept i4 vs Tesla Model 3
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Tesla Model 3 vs BMW i4: in numbers

Will the upcoming BMW i4 be able to compete with the Tesla Model 3? We’ve crunched the numbers for you
21 Jul 2021
Mercedes GLA hybrid review
Mercedes GLA hybrid
Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes GLA hybrid review

The Mercedes GLA 250 e has an impressive electric range and is a top choice for company-car buyers
21 Jul 2021
Mercedes EQV review
Mercedes EQV
Mercedes-Benz EQV

Mercedes EQV review

The Mercedes EQV builds on the basis of the smart V-Class people carrier to offer VIP transport with silent and refined electric power
20 Jul 2021
Honda Jazz hybrid review
2020 Honda Jazz
Honda Jazz

Honda Jazz hybrid review

The now hybrid-only Honda Jazz is technologically impressive, very efficient and practical – but not much fun to drive
29 Jun 2021
Volkswagen Tiguan hybrid review
VW Tiguan hybrid
Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan hybrid review

The plug-in hybrid VW Tiguan is comfortable, relaxing and good to drive – but no official efficiency figures are available yet
23 Jun 2021
2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date
plug-in hybrid Audi A3
Audi A3

2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date

Audi A3 40 TFSI e and 45 TFSI e available to order now; plug-in hybrid powertrains only available in A3 Sportback, not saloon
21 Jun 2021
Toyota Yaris Hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris Hybrid review

The latest Yaris Hybrid is a major step forward from its predecessor and should be more of a worry for its rivals
10 Jun 2021
SEAT Mii electric (2020-2021) review
SEAT Mii electric
SEAT Mii

SEAT Mii electric (2020-2021) review

The SEAT Mii electric delivers a handy amount of range for a small city car, and is great value thanks to its low price
9 Jun 2021
BMW X1 hybrid review
BMW X1
BMW X1

BMW X1 hybrid review

The BMW X1 xDrive25e is a plug-in hybrid SUV that's faster and more refined than its non-electrified siblings
3 Jun 2021
Electric car loans and grants in Scotland: a complete guide
Vauxhall Corsa-e and Renault ZOE
Your questions answered

Electric car loans and grants in Scotland: a complete guide

If you live in Scotland and are looking to buy an electric car, there are a number of government schemes to help out
2 Jun 2021
Citroen e-C4 review
Citroen e-C4
Citroen C4

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen's first proper go at an electric family car is a successful one, offering good all-round ability with a unique character
2 Jun 2021
New Bentley Bentayga Hybrid available to order in the UK now
Bentley Bentayga Hybrid 2021MY
Bentley Bentayga

New Bentley Bentayga Hybrid available to order in the UK now

The luxury plug-in hybrid SUV is capable of 25 miles of pure-electric driving and produces 443bhp
1 Jun 2021
Best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2021
Mercedes EQB
Best cars

Best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2021

Family cars must be practical – fortunately there are lots of seven-seat electric and hybrid models that offer exactly that
27 May 2021
New Ford electric car due in 2023 as focus turns to EVs
Ford
Ford

New Ford electric car due in 2023 as focus turns to EVs

Next electric car from Ford will be a small SUV built on Volkswagen underpinnings and likely share the Mach-E's Mustang influence; all Fords to have a…
27 May 2021
Best hybrid cars 2021
Kia Sorento
Best cars

Best hybrid cars 2021

The best hybrid cars will help reduce your fuel bills without needing to be plugged in. These are our favourites...
26 May 2021
Best hybrid hatchbacks 2021
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
Best cars

Best hybrid hatchbacks 2021

A hybrid hatchback is just as practical as a normal hatchback, but with even lower running costs. These are the best on sale in 2021
24 May 2021
Renault Captur E-TECH hybrid review
Renault Captur E-TECH Hybrid
Renault Captur

Renault Captur E-TECH hybrid review

Despite a lack of rivals, Renault thinks there’s a market for a small plug-in hybrid SUV; the Captur E-TECH promises a 32-mile electric range
19 May 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTE review
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf GTE review

It's a solid, efficient and desirable plug-in hybrid with hot-hatchback power, but the VW Golf GTE still has some flaws
17 May 2021
Volvo XC40 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo XC40 Recharge T4/T5

Volvo XC40 Recharge hybrid review

The XC40 Recharge brings plug-in technology to the smallest Volvo, but it may be worth waiting for the fully electric version
15 May 2021
Polestar 2 review
Polestar 2
Polestar 2

Polestar 2 review

As the most direct Tesla Model 3 rival yet, the Polestar 2 strikes a great balance between practicality and desirability
13 May 2021
Peugeot 508 Hybrid review
Peugeot 508 Hybrid
Peugeot 508

Peugeot 508 Hybrid review

Peugeot's 508 plug-in hybrid executive saloon is a good effort; it hits all the right notes, but it does seem a little too expensive
10 May 2021
Best used electric cars 2021
Renault ZOE
Electric

Best used electric cars 2021

Secondhand electric cars are becoming more widely available on the market in the wake of more and more models being launched. Here are some of the bes…
30 Apr 2021
BMW X2 hybrid: prices, specification and on-sale date
BMW X2 hybrid
BMW X2

BMW X2 hybrid: prices, specification and on-sale date

BMW X2 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid gets 35-mile electric range; prices start from £37,885
27 Apr 2021
Audi A8 hybrid review
Audi A8 hybrid
Audi A8

Audi A8 hybrid review

The flagship Audi A8 60 TFSI e is a great showcase for how well suited plug-in hybrid power is to luxury limousines
26 Apr 2021
Audi A6 hybrid review
Audi A6 TFSI e
Audi A6

Audi A6 hybrid review

Audi was late to the plug-in hybrid party with its A6 TFSI e, but it's a decent enough crack at a tax-efficient large company car
26 Apr 2021
Mercedes C-Class hybrid saloon review
Mercedes C-Class hybrid
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes C-Class hybrid saloon review

The Mercedes C 300 hybrid is the only model in its sector with the option of diesel-electric power – and it's a great combination
22 Apr 2021
2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV: prices, specification and on-sale date
Skoda Enyaq iV SportLine
Skoda Enyaq iV

2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV: prices, specification and on-sale date

The all-new Skoda Enyaq iV SUV is on sale now, including the SportLine variant
6 Apr 2021
UK government electric-car grant cut, no longer available on more expensive models
plug-in grant
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UK government electric-car grant cut, no longer available on more expensive models

The UK government grant for electric cars has dropped by £500 to £2,500 and now only applies to those costing under £35,000
18 Mar 2021
New petrol and diesel cars to be banned in 2030
Car exhaust
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New petrol and diesel cars to be banned in 2030

2030 date for banning sales of new petrol and diesel-engined cars in the UK has been confirmed; hybrids with "significant zero-emissions capability" w…
10 Mar 2021
Best Motability electric cars 2021
Vauxhall Mokka-e
Best cars

Best Motability electric cars 2021

The Motability scheme now includes a number of electric cars, which can all help eligible drivers keep their motoring costs down
10 Mar 2021
MINI Countryman hybrid review
MINI Countryman
MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman hybrid review

The MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid is not only pretty cheap to run – particularly for business drivers – it’s desirable and good to drive, too
8 Mar 2021
Mercedes A-Class hybrid review
Mercedes A 250 e
Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes A-Class hybrid review

The smallest plug-in that Mercedes makes, the A 250 e is also one of the most efficient. It's a great, if not overly exciting, company-car choice
8 Mar 2021
Volkswagen ID.1: Polo-sized entry-level electric car pushed back to 2025
Volkswagen ID.3
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.1: Polo-sized entry-level electric car pushed back to 2025

Volkswagen is working on a small electric car based on its MEB platform, but the latest from management is that it's unlikely to appear until at least…
5 Mar 2021
All-new Honda CR-V spotted testing
Honda CR-V spy shot
Honda CR-V

All-new Honda CR-V spotted testing

Honda's sixth-generation CR-V is due in 2023, most likely with hybrid power only
3 Mar 2021
Audi Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid: price, specs and on-sale date
Audi Q5 Sportback TFSI e
Audi Q5

Audi Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid: price, specs and on-sale date

Updates arrive for plug-in Audi Q5 alongside new Sportback coupe-SUV variant
2 Mar 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 convertible being considered for production
VW ID.3 convertible
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Volkswagen ID.3 convertible being considered for production

A Volkswagen ID.3 cabriolet could be on the way, with new images showing how it might look
1 Mar 2021