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Richard Ingram

Richard is editor of DrivingElectric, as well as sister site Carbuyer.co.uk. An electric and hybrid car advocate, he spent more than five years working on the news and reviews desk at Auto Express and has driven almost every new car currently on sale.

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo review
Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo
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Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo review

Much more than simply style over substance, the Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo is a cool-looking van that would be an asset to any forward-thinking busines…
6 Dec 2022
Vauxhall Mokka Electric review
Vauxhall Mokka-e
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Vauxhall Mokka Electric review

A strong contender in the increasingly crowded small electric SUV class, the Vauxhall Mokka Electric looks great and boasts a 209-mile range
5 Dec 2022
Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs account for more than one in five new cars in November
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Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs account for more than one in five new cars in November

UK new-car registrations in November 2022 were up over 23% on the same month last year, with market share for electric models staying strong
5 Dec 2022
Will an electric car work in the winter?
Winter driving
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Will an electric car work in the winter?

Worried about a cold snap immobilising your electric car? Here, we explain how cold weather affects electric vehicles
25 Nov 2022
Polestar 2 review
Polestar 2
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Polestar 2 review

With the addition of two single-motor variants, Polestar's Tesla Model 3 rival is more affordable, but still strikes a great balance between practical…
24 Nov 2022
Complete guide to the Shell Recharge charging network
Shell Fulham charging hub
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Complete guide to the Shell Recharge charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the Shell Recharge charging network? Here’s how it works
21 Nov 2022
Volkswagen ID.3 review
Volkswagen ID.3
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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 …
18 Nov 2022
Ora Funky Cat review
GWM ORA Funky Cat
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Ora Funky Cat review

One of the biggest surprises of the year; the Ora Funky Cat is a fantastic small EV
16 Nov 2022
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
InstaVolt
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Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network

Need to charge up your electric car on the InstaVolt charging network? Here’s how it works
8 Nov 2022
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse
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Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network

Here's how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the BP Pulse public charging network (which was formerly known as Polar Plus)
8 Nov 2022
Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V60 Recharge
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Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review

A luxurious interior, sharp looks and low running costs make the Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid estate a desirable package, particularly for company-car dr…
7 Nov 2022
BMW i7 review
BMW i7 xDrive60
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BMW i7 review

Taking a different approach to its Mercedes arch rival, BMW hits the nail on the head with the first electric 7 Series
5 Nov 2022
MINI Electric review
MINI Electric
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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
4 Nov 2022
Mercedes EQS SUV review
Mercedes EQS SUV driving
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Mercedes EQS SUV review

Mercedes’ flagship electric car gets the SUV treatment – boasting seating for seven and a 366-mile range
3 Nov 2022
New Mercedes EQS SUV: range, prices and specs revealed
Mercedes EQS SUV
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New Mercedes EQS SUV: range, prices and specs revealed

Prices for Mercedes’ EQS The SUV have been revealed; flagship seven-seater costs from £129,170, boasting a 366-mile range
3 Nov 2022
Volvo S60 Recharge T8 hybrid review
Volvo S60 Recharge
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Volvo S60 Recharge T8 hybrid review

Excellent company-car running costs count in the Volvo S60 Recharge T8's favour, but it's not as sporty to drive as its looks suggest
1 Nov 2022
Complete guide to the Osprey (formerly Engenie) charging network
Osprey charging
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Complete guide to the Osprey (formerly Engenie) charging network

Everything you need to know about charging your electric car on the Osprey network – which was formerly known as Engenie
27 Oct 2022
Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck: video review, range and specs
Ford F-150 Lightning
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Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck: video review, range and specs

Electric power puts a new spin on one of the world’s most popular vehicles
26 Oct 2022
Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid review
Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid
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Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid review

The plug-in hybrid VW Tiguan is comfortable and great to drive, while its efficiency numbers will appeal to business users
26 Oct 2022
New Rolls-Royce Spectre: British brand’s first EV unveiled
Rolls-Royce Spectre
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New Rolls-Royce Spectre: British brand’s first EV unveiled

First-ever electric Rolls-Royce is a two-door coupe with all the usual luxury that’s expected to cost more than £300,000
18 Oct 2022
Skoda Vision 7S: electric seven-seater with over 370-mile range
Skoda Vision 7S concept
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Skoda Vision 7S: electric seven-seater with over 370-mile range

The electric seven-seat SUV is one of three EVs Skoda plans to launch by 2026, including an entry-level EV and compact SUV
18 Oct 2022
New Mercedes EQE SUV revealed in full
Mercedes EQE SUV
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New Mercedes EQE SUV revealed in full

The all-new Mercedes EQE SUV is expected to offer a range of over 340 miles and start from around £90,000
16 Oct 2022
Lexus UX 300e review
Lexus UX 300e
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Lexus UX 300e review

The Lexus UX 300e electric car suits its drivetrain well and is one of the most refined small SUVs around
12 Oct 2022
Electric car battery swap: NIO network explained
NIO Battery Swap
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Electric car battery swap: NIO network explained

NIO already has an established battery-swap network in China, but it's coming to the UK in 2023...
10 Oct 2022
MG ZS EV review
New 2022 MG ZS EV
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MG ZS EV review

The updated MG ZS EV is a well equipped and practical small electric family car, with the Long Range version offering impressive range for an affordab…
30 Sep 2022
Skoda Superb hybrid review
Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid
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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
29 Sep 2022
What is a self-charging hybrid?
Lexus hybrid system screen
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What is a self-charging hybrid?

The term 'self-charging hybrid' appears often in the advertising and marketing of certain models, but what exactly does it mean? Here, we outline the …
28 Sep 2022
BMW iX3 review
BMW iX3
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BMW iX3 review

Refined, spacious and good to drive, the BMW iX3 makes sense as an electric family SUV – but some rivals feel more special
26 Sep 2022
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 eight-seater electric MPV goes on sale in Europe
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 MPV
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SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 eight-seater electric MPV goes on sale in Europe

The electric MPV will come to the UK, offering a range of 323 miles and choice of seven or eight seats
21 Sep 2022
Energy price cap: what does it mean for electric-car drivers?
BMW i3 wallbox
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Energy price cap: what does it mean for electric-car drivers?

Rising energy prices put the economics of electric cars in doubt, but the government’s recent price cap means there are still savings to be made
21 Sep 2022
Mercedes EQA review
Mercedes EQA
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Mercedes EQA review

The Mercedes EQA is based on the combustion-engined GLA; it's a small electric SUV with up to 264 miles of range and 100kW rapid charging
20 Sep 2022
Vauxhall Corsa Electric review
Vauxhall Corsa-e Anniversary Edition
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Vauxhall Corsa Electric review

The evergreen Vauxhall Corsa is these days available with an electric powertrain, making it one of the most affordable ways into zero-emissions motori…
19 Sep 2022
Complete guide to the Source London charging network
Source London
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Complete guide to the Source London charging network

Not familiar with the Source London electric-car charging network? Here’s how to sign up, pay and charge your car at one of its on-street points
12 Sep 2022
Citroen Ami review
Citroen ami
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Citroen Ami review

Citroen’s ultra-compact electric runabout has serious shortcomings compared to a 'proper' full-size car, but makes for an intriguing urban transport s…
2 Sep 2022
Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide
Wallbox installation
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Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide

Ever wondered what an electric car home charger installation entails? We reveal all
24 Aug 2022
New BMW iX1 electric SUV starts from £51,350
BMW iX1
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New BMW iX1 electric SUV starts from £51,350

The Mercedes EQA and Volvo XC40 Recharge rival offers 272 miles’ range and 130kW rapid charging; sales start in November
18 Aug 2022