Joe Holding

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Tesla Model S electric motor, drive & performance

The Tesla Model S is exceedingly quick and performs well as a refined motorway cruiser; semi-autonomous features reduce the strain further

Tesla Model S range, battery & charging

The Tesla Model S Long Range delivers more range than any other electric car on sale, and has access to Tesla's Supercharger network

Tesla Model S running costs

The running costs of the Tesla Model S are very low, but the asking price is sky-high

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

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

Fastest electric cars in the world 2020

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

ChargePlace Scotland
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

Fastest hybrid cars 2020

There was a time when hybrids were thought of as slow and dull. Not anymore: these are the fastest hybrid cars ever made

Best hybrid and electric sports cars 2020

The best hybrid and electric sports cars can be just as thrilling as pure-petrol supercars. These are the most exciting

2021 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

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate
Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review

The Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate could be the ultimate electrified car for a one-vehicle household

Volkswagen ID.6 electric SUV spotted testing

Our spy shots show Volkswagen's largest electric SUV testing undisguised in the Alps

Honda CR-V Hybrid review

The Honda CR-V Hybrid is a spacious, comfortable SUV with room for five, but its official fuel economy and CO2 figures let it down

Hyundai Kona Hybrid review

The Hyundai Kona Hybrid is a stylish and efficient small family SUV, but it’s not the most practical car of its size

Toyota C-HR
Toyota C-HR review

The Toyota C-HR is an accomplished small SUV that boasts low running costs and bold styling

Toyota Prius 2019
Toyota Prius review

A mid-life facelift has given the Toyota Prius a revised look, while an all-wheel-drive variant joins the line-up

VW ABT eTransporter
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?

Skoda Superb hybrid
Best plug-in hybrid cars 2020

The best plug-in hybrid cars offer great fuel economy and very low running costs as long as you keep their batteries charged

BMW 7 Series hybrid
BMW 7 Series hybrid running costs

Running costs are likely to be low for the BMW 7 Series hybrid, but insurance and company-car tax will be pricey

BMW 7 Series hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The BMW 7 Series hybrid now has longer electric range, with similar fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions