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Best small electric cars 2021
MINI Electric
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Best small electric cars 2021

A compact electric vehicle makes a perfect urban runabout or small family car. These are the best small electric cars you can buy
8 Apr 2021
Fastest electric cars in the world 2021
Lotus Evija
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Fastest electric cars in the world 2021

The days of the trundling milk float are long gone: the latest electric cars are now some of the fastest vehicles in the world, full stop
1 Apr 2021
What is an electric car and how do electric cars work?
Electric Car Badge
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What is an electric car and how do electric cars work?

What makes electrics car different from petrols and diesels? And how do electric cars work? We have the answers
31 Mar 2021
Hyundai Ioniq Electric review
Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review

A mid-life facelift has given then Hyundai Ioniq Electric more range, more power and a new infotainment screen
30 Mar 2021
Electric van lease deals explained
Renault Master Z.E.
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Electric van lease deals explained

Thinking about leasing an electric van? Here's a starter guide
26 Mar 2021
How to choose the best home EV charger
Wallbox charger
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How to choose the best home EV charger

If you’re buying an electric or plug-in hybrid car, you’ll want a home EV charger to top up the battery
25 Mar 2021
Electric van tax explained
VW ABT eTransporter
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Electric van tax explained

Fully electric cars are exempt from paying Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) road tax, but how does the law apply to electric vans?
24 Mar 2021
Tesla Model S review
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S review

The Tesla Model S remains one of the most desirable electric cars you can buy, but its qualities come at a substantial price
24 Mar 2021
Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review
Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate
Volkswagen Passat Estate

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review

The VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid estate could be the ultimate electrified car for a one-vehicle household
24 Mar 2021
Hyundai Kona Hybrid review
Hyundai Kona Hybrid
Hyundai Kona Hybrid

Hyundai Kona Hybrid review

The Hyundai Kona Hybrid is a stylish-looking small hybrid SUV, but it's not the most practical car of its size and isn't a big improvement over the mi…
19 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network
BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
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Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the GeniePoint charging network? Here’s all you need to know
18 Mar 2021
Best plug-in hybrid cars 2021
Skoda Superb iV
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Best plug-in hybrid cars 2021

The best plug-in hybrid cars offer great fuel economy and very low running costs as long as you keep their batteries charged
17 Feb 2021
New 2021 Range Rover: design, specification and spy shots
2021 Range Rover
Land Rover Range Rover

New 2021 Range Rover: design, specification and spy shots

Mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants of the fifth-generation Range Rover will be followed by an electric version; spy shots give design clues
15 Feb 2021
2020 Kia e-Niro: prices, specification and on-sale date
Kia e-Niro
Kia e-Niro

2020 Kia e-Niro: prices, specification and on-sale date

The Kia e-Niro electric SUV is offered in three trim levels and with two battery sizes; it's priced from £29,845 after the government grant
9 Feb 2021
Honda CR-V Hybrid review
Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Hybrid review

The Honda CR-V Hybrid is a spacious and comfortable SUV with room for five, but its fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures let it down somewhat
5 Feb 2021
Toyota Prius review
Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius review

A mid-life facelift gave the fourth-generation Toyota Prius a revised look and added an all-wheel-drive variant to the line-up
2 Feb 2021
Tesla Semi truck: specs, price and on-sale date
Tesla Semi
Tesla

Tesla Semi truck: specs, price and on-sale date

Pure-electric Tesla lorry is hoped to enter production by the end of 2021
1 Feb 2021
Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network
ChargePlace Scotland
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Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network

Need to charge up your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the ChargePlace Scotland charging network? Here's all you need to know about how it works
29 Jan 2021
Complete guide to Rolec EV home chargers
Rolec EV
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Complete guide to Rolec EV home chargers

Rolec EV makes a wide range of electric-vehicle chargers: these are the ones most suited to your home
29 Jan 2021
Complete guide to the Ubitricity charging network
Ubitricity
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Complete guide to the Ubitricity charging network

Using the Ubitricity charging network? You’ll need a special cable to gain access to cheaper tariffs…
25 Jan 2021
Toyota C-HR review
Toyota C-HR
Toyota C-HR

Toyota C-HR review

The Toyota C-HR hybrid is an accomplished small SUV that boasts low running costs and bold styling
21 Jan 2021
Subaru XV hybrid review
Subaru XV hybrid
Subaru XV

Subaru XV hybrid review

Hybrid Subaru XV e-Boxer improves SUV's fuel economy and off-road performance, but rivals offer more for less
19 Jan 2021
Audi Q7 hybrid review
Audi Q7 hybrid
Audi Q7

Audi Q7 hybrid review

Thanks to plug-in hybrid technology, the Audi Q7 TFSI e offers potentially low running costs and an electric range of over 25 miles
18 Jan 2021
Electric-car conversions: can I build my own electric car?
Electric car conversion
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Electric-car conversions: can I build my own electric car?

The idea of carrying out your own electric-car conversion seems tempting, but you’ll need specialist knowledge and it won't be cheap
8 Jan 2021
Fastest hybrid cars 2021
Ferrari SF90 Stradale
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Fastest hybrid cars 2021

There was a time when hybrids were thought of as slow and dull. Not anymore: these are the fastest hybrid cars ever made
4 Jan 2021
What happens when an electric car runs out?
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What happens when an electric car runs out?

Just like running out of fuel, an electric car can run out of power. Here's how to avoid it – and what to do if the worst happens
30 Dec 2020
What is a range extender and how do they work?
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What is a range extender and how do they work?

Range extenders are another form of electric car. They help eliminate range anxiety while maintaining many of the benefits of a purely electric car
27 Dec 2020
BMW 7 Series hybrid review
BMW 7 Series hybrid
BMW 7 Series

BMW 7 Series hybrid review

The BMW 7 Series hybrid isn’t as comfortable as its Mercedes S-Class rival, but a big price difference tips the balance in its favour
11 Dec 2020
Electric car warranty and battery warranty
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Electric car warranty and battery warranty

Worrying about the battery in your electric car? You shouldn’t, there are long warranties in place to ensure they last
28 Oct 2020
Mercedes S-Class hybrid (2019-2020) review
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes S-Class hybrid (2019-2020) review

With 25 miles of electric range, the Mercedes S 560 e L is an impressive plug-in hybrid, but it comes at a hefty cost
28 Oct 2020
Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar: price, specs and release date
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Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar: price, specs and release date

Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar will make 1,873bhp and cost around £2million
21 Oct 2020
Complete guide to the Source London charging network
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Complete guide to the Source London charging network

Not familiar with the Source London charging network? Here’s how to sign up, pay and charge
15 Oct 2020
Volvo offers free electricity to plug-in hybrid buyers
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Volvo offers free electricity to plug-in hybrid buyers

Up to 12 months of compensated electricity offered to buyers of Volvo’s plug-in hybrid range; scheme extended until September 2020
30 Jun 2020
Peugeot e-Legend: specs and technology in detail
Peugeot

Peugeot e-Legend: specs and technology in detail

The technology-laden Peugeot e-Legend coupe is a spectacular retro-inspired electric concept car, but it's very unlikely to go into production
15 Jun 2020
Ford Fiesta hybrid and Ford Focus hybrid announced
Ford

Ford Fiesta hybrid and Ford Focus hybrid announced

Mild-hybrid versions of the Ford Fiesta and Focus on sale now
5 Jun 2020
Maserati Ghibli hybrid and more electrified models on the way
Maserati

Maserati Ghibli hybrid and more electrified models on the way

Hybrid Ghibli leads a wave of electrified Maseratis, including a fully electric GranTurismo and plug-in hybrid SUV
4 Jun 2020