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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.

DS 4 E-TENSE review
DS 4 E-TENSE
DS 4

DS 4 E-TENSE review

The DS 4 E-Tense is an unusual take on the premium hatchback formula, but certainly isn’t without merit
12 Oct 2021
Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid review
Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid
Vauxhall Grandland

Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid review

The Grandland Hybrid was Vauxhall's first plug-in hybrid SUV and a late 2021 update has boosted its appeal in some areas
28 Sep 2021
Electric van charging guide
Volkswagen e-Transporter charging
Your questions answered

Electric van charging guide

Wondering how to charge an electric van? It's a key consideration for new and potential owners, but it's a lot easier than you might think
27 Sep 2021
Citroen Ami review
Citroen ami
Citroen Ami

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…
21 Sep 2021
Vauxhall Mokka-e review
Vauxhall Mokka-e
Vauxhall Mokka-e

Vauxhall Mokka-e review

A strong contender in the increasingly crowded small electric SUV class, the Vauxhall Mokka-e looks great and boasts a 201-mile range
21 Sep 2021
Lexus UX 300e review
Lexus UX 300e
Lexus UX 300e

Lexus UX 300e review

The Lexus UX 300e electric car suits its drivetrain well and is one of the most refined small SUVs around
21 Sep 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…
14 Sep 2021
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

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the BP Pulse public charging network (which was formerly known as the Polar Plus network)
13 Sep 2021
Complete guide to the OZEV electric car home charging point grant
Home wallbox charger
Your questions answered

Complete guide to the OZEV electric car home charging point grant

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) electric car wallbox charger grant makes installing a home charger cheaper. Here's how it works
13 Sep 2021
BMW iX3 review
BMW iX3
BMW iX3

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
9 Sep 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
24 Aug 2021
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
12 Aug 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
11 Aug 2021
Top 10 fastest depreciating electric and hybrid cars
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Top 10 fastest depreciating electric and hybrid cars

These are the hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars that lose the most value – opening up the potential for keen secondhand bargains
23 Jul 2021
Top 10 best hybrid company cars 2021
E-Class
Company cars

Top 10 best hybrid company cars 2021

Hybrid cars are heavily favoured by UK company-car tax rules, so choosing one could save you a lot of cash. These are the best hybrid company cars to …
22 Jul 2021
Top 10 slowest depreciating electric and hybrid cars
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo x2
Best cars

Top 10 slowest depreciating electric and hybrid cars

Want to limit the amount you lose on a new car? These are the electric and hybrid models that hold on to the greatest proportion of their initial purc…
22 Jul 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…
20 Jul 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
8 Jul 2021
Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review
Renault Megane E-TECH
Renault Megane Sport Tourer

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
7 Jul 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 …
2 Jul 2021
OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?
Opinion: Charge anxiety
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OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?

Gridserve is overhauling the UK motorway network’s out-of-date charging infrastructure with reliable ultra-rapid chargers. But is it too little, too l…
1 Jul 2021
Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide
Wallbox installation
Your questions answered

Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide

Ever wondered what a electric car home charger installation entails? We reveal all
25 Jun 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
24 Jun 2021
Volvo XC40 Recharge review
Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

Volvo XC40 Recharge review

Despite it being based on an existing petrol-engined model, there’s plenty to recommend about the Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV
22 Jun 2021
Volvo V90 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V90 Recharge
Volvo V90

Volvo V90 Recharge 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
11 Jun 2021
Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V60 Recharge
Volvo V60

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…
11 Jun 2021
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid review
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In

Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid review

Despite being a little late to the game, the Toyota RAV4 Plug-In is a worthy hybrid family car – but the price will be a sticking point for some
10 Jun 2021
What is a self-charging hybrid?
Lexus hybrid system screen
Your questions answered

What is a self-charging hybrid?

The term 'self-charging hybrid' appears frequently in the advertising and marketing of certain models, but what exactly does it mean? Here, we outline…
2 Jun 2021
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
InstaVolt
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 Jun 2021
Clean air zones around the UK
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News

Clean air zones around the UK

The Birmingham Clean Air Zone is now active, with similar proposals set for Oxford and other big cities in the near future
1 Jun 2021
DS 9 E-TENSE review
DS 9 E-TENSE
DS 9

DS 9 E-TENSE review

The plug-in hybrid DS 9 saloon is the French brand's most convincing model yet; comfortable, refined and loaded with kit
1 Jun 2021
Nissan Ariya electric SUV: pictures, specs and details
Nissan Ariya in Monaco
Nissan Ariya

Nissan Ariya electric SUV: pictures, specs and details

Pure-electric ‘coupe crossover’ for 2022 has been revealed, with a choice of battery packs and a range of up to 310 miles on a charge
24 May 2021
Electric car repairs, servicing and maintenance: a complete guide
Electric car repairs
Your questions answered

Electric car repairs, servicing and maintenance: a complete guide

How, where and when should you get your electric car serviced? DrivingElectric reveals all
17 May 2021
Volkswagen e-up! review
Volkswagen e-up!
Volkswagen e-up!

Volkswagen e-up! review

The Volkswagen e-up! electric city car was given a midlife nip-and-tuck in 2020, including a bigger battery that helped to substantially improve its r…
17 May 2021
Toyota Mirai review
2021 Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai

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…
15 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
14 May 2021