Richard Ingram

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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

Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid engines, drive & performance

The plug-in hybrid Volvo V90 Recharge T6 serves up great cross-country pace, but is more relaxing than thrilling to drive

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

Home wallbox electric car charger
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

Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid range, MPG, CO2 and charging

Impressive MPG and CO2 figures underline the Volvo V90 hybrid's day-to-day capability as a premium plug-in family car

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The Volvo V90 Recharge T8 has been replaced by the less powerful T6, now an even better package if you need low running costs and practicality

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

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid practicality & boot space

The Volvo V60 Recharge is generally spacious inside, and both luggage and storage space are good

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid reliability & safety

Safety and reliability have been Volvo watchwords for years, and the V60 Recharge is no different

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid interior & comfort

The V60 Recharge is another Volvo to benefit from the company's recent interior-design renaissance

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid engines, drive & performance

There's no shortage of power; the Volvo V60 Recharge T6 makes much more sense than the flagship Polestar car

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid running costs

Company-car drivers will be quids-in with a Volvo V60 Recharge, but it won't be cheap to insure

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The electric range, MPG and CO2 figures for the Volvo V60 Recharge are all pretty impressive

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

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

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

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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

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

The new Skoda Octavia is on sale now, with further detail on the iV plug-in hybrid and Octavia vRS iV due soon

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

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