Joe Holding

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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

Audi Q4 e-tron: specification and on-sale date

The pure-electric Audi Q4 e-tron has been testing camouflaged on public roads in preparation for a late-2020 launch

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

BMW 7 Series 745e
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

BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
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

Audi Q7 hybrid
Audi Q7 hybrid review

Plug-in hybrid technology gives Audi Q7 TFSI e an electric range of over 25 miles and potentially very low running costs

Tesla Model X
Best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars 2020

Family cars must be practical, and there are lots of seven-seat electric and hybrid models that offer exactly that

Wallbox charger
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

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

MINI Electric
Best small electric cars 2020

A compact electric vehicle makes a perfect urban runabout or small family car. These are the best small electric cars you can buy

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