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Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide
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Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide

Use our simple guide to find your nearest electric car charging points for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse chargers
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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)
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
Tesla charging at Instavolt charger
Your questions answered

Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network

Need to charge up your electric car on the InstaVolt charging network? Here’s how it works
2 Dec 2020
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
2 Dec 2020
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…
1 Dec 2020
Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery
Ford Mustang MACH-E
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Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery

All you need to know about extending and preserving the life of the batteries in your electric car or van
27 Nov 2020
DS 9 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid luxury saloon: pictures, specs and on-sale date
DS 9 E-TENSE
DS 9

DS 9 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid luxury saloon: pictures, specs and on-sale date

Flagship luxury saloon with plug-in hybrid power joins DS 3 and DS 7 as first of four new models from French premium brand
26 Nov 2020
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, thanks to a pure-electric powertrain. But can it compete with talented rivals?
25 Nov 2020
Green number-plate scheme to start on 8 December
Green number plate for electric cars
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Green number-plate scheme to start on 8 December

New and used zero-emissions vehicles will be able to display a green number-plate as part of the government's Road to Zero plan
25 Nov 2020
Citroen ami electric city car could be sold in the UK
Citroen ami
Citroen

Citroen ami electric city car could be sold in the UK

The Citroen ami, a tiny electric quadricycle with a 44-mile range, has a 75% chance of being sold in the UK, according to bosses
25 Nov 2020
Ford Transit Custom hybrid van review
Ford Transit Custom PHEV hybrid
Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom hybrid van review

The Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid van offers around 26 miles of electric driving range and nearly 92mpg fuel economy
23 Nov 2020
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 electric review
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 electric review

Despite being based on an existing petrol model, there’s plenty to recommend about the Volvo XC40 Recharge P8
23 Nov 2020
Best hybrid company cars 2020
Mercedes E 300 de
Best cars

Best hybrid company cars 2020

Business users and fleet customers could save thousands by picking one of our best hybrid company cars
22 Nov 2020
What is a self-charging hybrid?
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What is a self-charging hybrid?

The term 'self-charging hybrid' is appearing increasingly frequently, but what exactly does it mean? Here, we outline the upsides and downsides of thi…
21 Nov 2020
Comment: Bringing petrol and diesel ban forward to 2030 is the right move
Comment

Comment: Bringing petrol and diesel ban forward to 2030 is the right move

Our man thinks the government’s plan to accelerate the move to electric is exciting, and any concerns about its feasibility are unfounded
18 Nov 2020
Complete guide to the electric car charging point grant
Home wallbox charger
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Complete guide to the electric car charging point grant

The electric car wallbox charger grant makes installing a home charger cheaper and easier. Here's how it works...
17 Nov 2020
Hybrid car lease: car leasing vs PCP
Kia Niro PHEV front cornering
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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
17 Nov 2020
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
17 Nov 2020
Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review
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
16 Nov 2020
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
13 Nov 2020
Welcome to the all-new DrivingElectric website
DrivingElectric
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Welcome to the all-new DrivingElectric website

DrivingElectric has an all-new look; faster and easier to use, it’s still your ultimate guide to buying and owning an electric car
10 Nov 2020
New Cupra el-Born electric car 2020: pictures, specs and details
Cupra el-Born

New Cupra el-Born electric car 2020: pictures, specs and details

First details of high-performance electric hatchback have been revealed, ahead of SEAT el-Born sister car expected in 2021
28 Oct 2020
Skoda Octavia iV hybrid: details, specs and on-sale date
Skoda Octavia

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

The new Skoda Octavia is on sale now; both regular and high-performance vRS versions of the plug-in hybrid iV model are available
27 Oct 2020
Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered revealed
Peugeot 508
Peugeot 508

Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered revealed

Performance-orientated Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid unveiled online with 355bhp, four-wheel drive and a 26-mile electric range
25 Oct 2020
What is a 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
29 Sep 2020
Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid review
Volvo V90

Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid review

The Volvo V90 Recharge T8 has been replaced by the less powerful T6, now an even better package if you need low running costs and practicality
28 Sep 2020
Mazda MX-30 electric SUV: prices, specification and on-sale date
Mazda MX-30

Mazda MX-30 electric SUV: prices, specification and on-sale date

Full Mazda MX-30 range revealed; prices start at £25,545 after the plug-in grant
28 Sep 2020
Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V60

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review

A luxurious interior, sharp looks and low running costs make the Volvo V60 Recharge a desirable package, particularly for company-car drivers
24 Sep 2020
Kia to launch seven bespoke electric cars by 2027
Kia

Kia to launch seven bespoke electric cars by 2027

Kia's 'Plan S' business strategy set to expand beyond its previous promise, with seven “dedicated” electric vehicles due by 2027
17 Sep 2020
New BMW iX3: specs, prices and on-sale date
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
16 Sep 2020
New Lucid Air is world’s longest-range electric car
Lucid Air

New Lucid Air is world’s longest-range electric car

New electric saloon car will do up to 517 miles on a charge, offering peak charging speeds of over 300kW
10 Sep 2020
Maserati Grecale Folgore electric SUV on the way
Maserati

Maserati Grecale Folgore electric SUV on the way

Italian maker’s take on the Porsche Macan will go on sale in 2022, with a choice of petrol and pure-electric powertrains
10 Sep 2020
Audi e-tron Sportback review
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?
9 Sep 2020
Skoda Superb hybrid review
Skoda Superb iV
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
25 Aug 2020
How to run a zero-emissions van
Copyright William CROZES @ Continental Productions
Your questions answered

How to run a zero-emissions van

Looking to save money by purchasing a zero-emissions electric van? Read these tips before heading to the dealer
19 Aug 2020
Porsche Taycan 2020: prices, specs and pictures
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan 2020: prices, specs and pictures

August 2020 sees new colours and trims added, as well as software improvements to performance and charging, plus new driver aids
19 Aug 2020