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What is a wallbox charger?
Wallbox charger
Your questions answered

What is a wallbox charger?

What is a wallbox charger? What does it do? Do you really need one? Here, we answer the most common questions about these devices
7 May 2021
New Citroen Ami electric city car: specifications, UK-market details and test drive
Citroen ami
Citroen

New Citroen Ami electric city car: specifications, UK-market details and test drive

The Citroen Ami electric quadricycle has a 75% chance of being sold in the UK; we've taken one for an early test
5 May 2021
Skoda Superb hybrid review
Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid
Skoda Superb

Skoda Superb hybrid review

Great practicality, rock-bottom running costs and a very competitive list price mean the Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid is a true class leader
4 May 2021
New 2021 Toyota Mirai review
2021 Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai

New 2021 Toyota Mirai review

The second-generation Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car is improved in every area, but it’s not enough to overcome the £49,995 starting price and th…
4 May 2021
MINI Electric review
MINI Electric
MINI Hatchback

MINI Electric review

The MINI Electric is a fun, fast and chic small electric car, but its relatively modest driving range may put some buyers off
2 May 2021
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid
Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review

Despite the extra weight of its hybrid system's batteries, the Jaguar F-Pace P400e remains one of the best cars in its class to drive – but it’s not p…
28 Apr 2021
Hyundai Kona Electric review
Hyundai Kona Electric
Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona Electric review

The Hyundai Kona Electric boasts fashionable looks, reasonable pricing and – crucially – a range that meets or beats that offered by many rivals
28 Apr 2021
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 review
Volvo XC40 P8
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 review

Despite it being based on an existing petrol-engined model, there’s plenty to recommend about the Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 electric SUV
28 Apr 2021
Fiat 500 electric review
Fiat 500 electric
Fiat 500

Fiat 500 electric review

The iconic Fiat 500 city car has gone electric-only in its latest incarnation – and it’s better than its petrol predecessor in every way
27 Apr 2021
Audi e-tron Sportback review
Audi e-tron Sportback
Audi e-tron Sportback

Audi e-tron Sportback review

The Audi e-tron electric SUV now has a coupe-style 'Sportback' variant – but is it worth paying more for?
26 Apr 2021
DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE review
DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE
DS 3

DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE review

The DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE is a decent – if not quite class-leading – electric SUV that has refinement and unique styling on its side
26 Apr 2021
Skoda Enyaq iV review
Skoda Enyaq iV
Skoda Enyaq iV

Skoda Enyaq iV review

Skoda’s first bespoke electric car very nearly has it all – space, technology and a solid 300-mile range. It represents decent value for money, too
13 Apr 2021
Skoda Octavia iV hybrid: details, specs and on-sale date
Skoda Octavia SportLine
Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia iV hybrid: details, specs and on-sale date

Both regular and high-performance vRS versions of the plug-in hybrid Skoda Octavia iV are available; a SportLine trim level joined the range in April …
9 Apr 2021
Skoda Octavia hybrid review
Skoda Octavia iV hybrid
Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia hybrid review

The Skoda Octavia iV plug-in hybrid family hatchback is an extremely sensible, practical and cheap-to-run choice
9 Apr 2021
Best hybrid company cars 2021
Mercedes E-Class
Best cars

Best hybrid company cars 2021

Business users and fleet customers could save thousands by picking one of our best hybrid company cars
8 Apr 2021
New Cupra Born electric car 2021: pictures, specs, details and release date
Cupra Born
Cupra Born

New Cupra Born electric car 2021: pictures, specs, details and release date

Revised name confirmed for high-performance electric hatchback, which will be fully revealed in May 2021
7 Apr 2021
Electric van charging guide
Volkswagen e-Transporter charging
Your questions answered

Electric van charging guide

How to charge an electric van is a key consideration for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think
5 Apr 2021
New BMW iX3: specs, prices and on-sale date
BMW iX3 front tracking
BMW iX3

New BMW iX3: specs, prices and on-sale date

The new BMW iX3 is on sale now, with prices starting from £61,900 for the high-spec Premier Edition
31 Mar 2021
Living with a MINI Electric
MINI Electric
MINI Hatchback

Living with a MINI Electric

Did a short range and limited three-door practicality taint our time with the MINI Electric?
30 Mar 2021
Living with a Mercedes EQC
Mercedes EQC
Mercedes-Benz EQC

Living with a Mercedes EQC

We spend a couple of months living with the Mercedes EQC to find out of the world's oldest carmaker's first serious electric effort can justify its he…
29 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse
Your questions answered

Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the BP Pulse public charging network (formerly known as Polar Plus)
29 Mar 2021
Uber Green electric taxi service launches in London
Uber Green
News

Uber Green electric taxi service launches in London

You can now order a guaranteed pure-electric taxi in London using the Uber ride-hailing app
29 Mar 2021
Hybrid car lease: car leasing vs PCP
Kia Niro PHEV front cornering
Your questions answered

Hybrid car lease: car leasing vs PCP

Could leasing be the best option for you? We look at whether leasing is the best way to buy a hybrid car
26 Mar 2021
Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network
Tesla Superchargers
Tesla

Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network

The Tesla Supercharger network is expanding fast, providing reliable rapid charging throughout the UK for Tesla owners
25 Mar 2021
Kia Sorento PHEV review
Kia Sorento PHEV
Kia Sorento PHEV

Kia Sorento PHEV review

The Kia Sorento plug-in hybrid will make most sense to company-car drivers; private buyers will need to run almost exclusively on electricity to recou…
24 Mar 2021
Vauxhall Corsa-e review
Vauxhall Corsa-e
Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall Corsa-e review

The evergreen Vauxhall Corsa has been given a new lease of life with a pure-electric powertrain. But can it compete with talented rivals?
24 Mar 2021
Lexus UX 250h review
Lexus UX 250h
Lexus UX 250h

Lexus UX 250h review

The Lexus UX is the first compact SUV from the Japanese brand, featuring all the best bits about the larger NX and RX hybrids in a small and fun-to-dr…
24 Mar 2021
Porsche Taycan review
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan review

With a long range, savage performance and arguably the best handling of any four-door coupe – electric or otherwise – the Porsche Taycan is a landmark…
23 Mar 2021
OPINION: Slashing electric-car grant is a kick in the teeth for buyers and the industry
Opinion: plug-in car grant comment
News

OPINION: Slashing electric-car grant is a kick in the teeth for buyers and the industry

The government has cut the plug-in car grant; our man thinks it's the wrong move for the UK’s drive towards net zero
18 Mar 2021
Electric Nissan Juke on the way
Nissan badge
Nissan Juke

Electric Nissan Juke on the way

Nissan is looking to shrink its Ariya flagship SUV, opening up the possibility for a pure-electric model to sit alongside the petrol Juke
16 Mar 2021
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid

Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review

The latest Ford Kuga is available with a choice of powertrains – including a plug-in hybrid engine for the first time
11 Mar 2021
Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review
Renault Megane E-TECH
Renault Megane

Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review

Those after a spacious and cheap-to-run family car should take a close look at the Renault Megane plug-in hybrid estate
10 Mar 2021
Jaguar E-Pace hybrid review
Jaguar E-Pace hybrid
Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-Pace hybrid review

Plug-in hybrid technology has been fitted to Jaguar’s smallest SUV for the first time, but the result is a bit of a mixed bag
10 Mar 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 review
Volkswagen ID.3
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 review

The Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback is an electric family car that promises to be as big a breakthrough as the Beetle and Golf before it – but is it a true …
9 Mar 2021
Volkswagen Arteon eHybrid: price, specifications and on-sale date
Volkswagen Arteon eHybrid
Volkswagen Arteon

Volkswagen Arteon eHybrid: price, specifications and on-sale date

Volkswagen's executive four-door coupe gets plug-in hybrid power and Shooting Brake bodystyle with its latest update; prices have now been revealed
8 Mar 2021
Mercedes E-Class hybrid review
Mercedes E-Class hybrid
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes E-Class hybrid review

The latest Mercedes E-Class hybrid is available with petrol or diesel power, and is a comfortable alternative to the sportier BMW 530e
8 Mar 2021