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Joe Holding

Joe Holding was part of the original team that brought DrivingElectric to life in 2018. He's since gone on to launch the Auto Express Podcast, and now works as a freelance journalist for a number of motoring and motorsport titles. When he’s not writing about cars, he enjoys baking, cycling and watching Formula 1, though he’s yet to find a way to do all three at the same time.

Honda CR-V Hybrid review
Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Hybrid review

The Honda CR-V is a spacious and comfortable hybrid family SUV with room for five, but its real-world fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures let it do…
26 Oct 2021
Citroen C-Zero (2010-2018) review
Citroen C-Zero
Citroen C-Zero

Citroen C-Zero (2010-2018) review

The Citroen C-Zero is affordable and more spacious than you might think, but it's severely limited compared to more modern electric cars
26 Oct 2021
London ULEZ: what is the London Ultra Low Emission Zone?
London buses
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London ULEZ: what is the London Ultra Low Emission Zone?

The London Ultra Low Emission Zone expanded on 25 October 2021. Find out if your car is affected
25 Oct 2021
Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network
BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
Your questions answered

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
5 Oct 2021
Fastest hybrid cars 2021
Ferrari SF90 Stradale
Best cars

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
14 Sep 2021
Top 9 best small electric cars 2021
Fiat 500
Best cars

Top 9 best small electric cars 2021

Small electric cars make a lot of sense for commuting, city life and saving money on running costs. We pick out the best ones to buy in the UK right n…
28 Jul 2021
Top 10 best plug-in hybrid cars 2021
Skoda Superb iV
Best cars

Top 10 best plug-in hybrid cars 2021

Plug-in hybrid cars are great for keeping fuel and company-car tax bills low. Here are the best ones to buy in the UK right now
27 Jul 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
26 Jul 2021
Hyundai Kona Hybrid review
Hyundai Kona Hybrid
Hyundai Kona Hybrid

Hyundai Kona Hybrid review

The Hyundai Kona Hybrid is efficient and visually distinctive, but falls behind class leaders in some key areas
26 Jul 2021
What happens when an electric car runs out?
Hazard warning
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What happens when an electric car runs out?

The reason for range anxiety: what happens when an electric car’s battery runs out and what to do if it happens
20 Jul 2021
Fastest electric cars in the world 2021
Lotus Evija
Best cars

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
12 Jul 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
23 Jun 2021
Toyota Corolla Saloon review
Toyota Corolla Saloon
Toyota Corolla Saloon

Toyota Corolla Saloon review

The hybrid Toyota Corolla Saloon is a well executed car in a class with few rivals
10 Jun 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
9 Jun 2021
What is a range extender and how do they work?
Vauxhall Ampera
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What is a range extender and how do they work?

Range extenders are an alternative form of electric car. They help eliminate range anxiety while maintaining many of the benefits of a purely electric…
4 Jun 2021
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
4 Jun 2021
Fisker Ocean electric SUV set for 2023 UK debut
Fisker Ocean electric SUV
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Fisker Ocean electric SUV set for 2023 UK debut

The Fisker Ocean electric SUV will arrive in the UK in 2023, initially available exclusively through the Onto car-subscription service
18 May 2021
MG E-motion electric coupe set for 2021 launch
MG E-motion
MG

MG E-motion electric coupe set for 2021 launch

The MG E-motion electric coupe concept is expected to go into production, following its debut at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show
17 May 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
15 May 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 very low running costs and an electric range of over 25 miles
27 Apr 2021
Lightyear One solar electric car: track testing to begin soon
Lightyear One
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Lightyear One solar electric car: track testing to begin soon

Solar-electric Lightyear One with claimed 450-mile range will become available towards the end of 2021
23 Apr 2021
What is an electric car and how do electric cars work?
Electric Car Badge
Your questions answered

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
Blue 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.
Your questions answered

Electric van lease deals explained

Thinking about leasing an electric van? Here's a starter guide
26 Mar 2021
Electric van tax explained
VW ABT eTransporter
Your questions answered

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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Electric car warranty and battery warranty
Warranty
Your questions answered

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
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
Your questions answered

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