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Stephen Errity

Stephen Errity is managing editor of DrivingElectric since launch in 2018. He has over 10 years' experience in automotive journalism and also covers motorsport for Auto Express.

Volkswagen GTX: New badge for high-performance electric models confirmed
VW GTX
Volkswagen

Volkswagen GTX: New badge for high-performance electric models confirmed

Sporty zero-emissions models will draw on technology developed by Volkswagen's motorsport division
19 Apr 2021
2021 Nissan X-Trail: prices, specification and on-sale date
Nissan X-Trail
Nissan X-Trail

2021 Nissan X-Trail: prices, specification and on-sale date

New generation of Qashqai's larger sibling will get the same e-POWER range-extender hybrid drivetrain
19 Apr 2021
Toyota Proace City Electric van confirmed for late-2021 launch in UK
Toyota Proace City Electric
Toyota Proace

Toyota Proace City Electric van confirmed for late-2021 launch in UK

Two bodystyles of the Toyota Proace van will be offered in battery-electric form, both sharing technology with models from the Stellantis Group
19 Apr 2021
2021 Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: specs, details and release date
Mercedes EQB
Mercedes-Benz EQB

2021 Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: specs, details and release date

Five to seven-seat family SUV joins Mercedes' rapidly growing line-up of zero-emissions models
18 Apr 2021
Ferrari electric car: first zero-emissions model confirmed for 2025
Ferrari
Ferrari

Ferrari electric car: first zero-emissions model confirmed for 2025

Chairman John Elkann has confirmed at the company AGM that the first electric Ferrari will arrive in 2025
15 Apr 2021
Mercedes EQS electric SUV: pictures and details
Mercedes EQS SUV
Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes EQS electric SUV: pictures and details

The latest addition to Mercedes' EQ range of electric cars has been spotted cold-weather testing
15 Apr 2021
2022 Mercedes EQE electric SUV: pictures and details
Mercedes EQE SUV spy shot
Mercedes-Benz EQE

2022 Mercedes EQE electric SUV: pictures and details

New Mercedes electric SUV spied testing ahead of 2022 release; will join smaller EQC and forthcoming larger EQS SUV in the range
15 Apr 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 electric: specs, price, details and release date
Volkswagen ID.3
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 electric: specs, price, details and release date

The ID.3 range starts at £28,370 after the government grant, with the shorter range entry-level City Pure Performance variant
15 Apr 2021
Honda launches 'e:PROGRESS' intelligent home charging service
Honda e:PROGRESS charging
Honda

Honda launches 'e:PROGRESS' intelligent home charging service

UK is first market in Europe for the service, which promises £475 average annual savings on energy bills
14 Apr 2021
Electric classic cars: iconic models reinvented for the 21st century
Lunaz Bentley
Your questions answered

Electric classic cars: iconic models reinvented for the 21st century

We take a look at what it takes to convert a classic car to electric power, as well as some of the best examples produced to date
14 Apr 2021
Electric car road tax explained
Road tax
Your questions answered

Electric car road tax explained

Are electric and hybrid cars exempt from road tax in the UK? Here's how the current system works
13 Apr 2021
Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service adds Shell Recharge network access
Octopus Energy
News

Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service adds Shell Recharge network access

Octopus Energy's Electric Juice service gives access to multiple electric-car charging networks, with all payments appearing on a single bill
12 Apr 2021
Ford Mustang Mach-E review
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E review

Ford's first attempt at a dedicated electric car is a success; the Mustang Mach-E is a practical, fast and technologically advanced SUV
9 Apr 2021
Audi e-tron review
Audi e-tron
Audi e-tron

Audi e-tron review

Audi's first production electric car is impressive, but also outclassed by rivals like the Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X
9 Apr 2021
Do electric cars have gearboxes?
Drive selector
Your questions answered

Do electric cars have gearboxes?

Do electric cars have gears? Do they drive like an automatic car? Here's everything you need to know on the subject
8 Apr 2021
Best plug-in hybrid SUVs 2021
DS 7 Crossback E-TENSE
Best cars

Best plug-in hybrid SUVs 2021

A good plug-in hybrid SUV should combine low running costs with excellent practicality. These are some of the best on sale right now
8 Apr 2021
Best hybrid SUVs and hybrid 4x4s 2021
Honda CR-V
Best cars

Best hybrid SUVs and hybrid 4x4s 2021

SUVs and 4x4s are becoming more fuel-efficient these days thanks to hybrid technology. We round up some of the best you can buy right now
8 Apr 2021
Best electric SUVs 2021
Kia e-Niro
Best cars

Best electric SUVs 2021

Our selection of the best electric SUVs you can buy features cars that promise to mix style, practicality and rock-bottom running costs
8 Apr 2021
Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars have to pay?
Ford Mustang MACH-E
Your questions answered

Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars have to pay?

Do electric cars have to pay the London Congestion Charge? We explain the ins and outs of how this daily levy for driving into the UK's capital affect…
8 Apr 2021
Longest range electric cars 2021
Polestar 2 vs Tesla Model 3
Best cars

Longest range electric cars 2021

The range of electric cars is continually improving. Here are the top 10 models with the longest range on a single charge
8 Apr 2021
Volkswagen and Tesco Pod Point charging network hits 500,000 charges milestone
Volkswagen ID.4 charging
News

Volkswagen and Tesco Pod Point charging network hits 500,000 charges milestone

Pod Point electric-car charging is being rolled out to 600 Tesco supermarket car parks around the UK
8 Apr 2021
Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV 2021: specs, pictures and on-sale date
VW ID.4
Volkswagen ID.4

Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV 2021: specs, pictures and on-sale date

New electric Volkswagen SUV is now on sale in the UK; prices start from £40,800 in 1st Edition trim
7 Apr 2021
Where can I buy hydrogen and where is my nearest hydrogen filling station?
Mercedes fuel cell
Your questions answered

Where can I buy hydrogen and where is my nearest hydrogen filling station?

A guide to where you can find UK hydrogen fuel stations for filling up a hydrogen fuel-cell car
7 Apr 2021
Octopus launches 'Electric Dreams' employee electric-car leasing service for business
Huel BMW i3
News

Octopus launches 'Electric Dreams' employee electric-car leasing service for business

New salary-sacrifice scheme is open to businesses of all sizes
6 Apr 2021
Electric car sales UK: market remains below average but electric and hybrid growth continues
ID.3 vs Leaf
News

Electric car sales UK: market remains below average but electric and hybrid growth continues

March 2021 saw UK new-car registrations at a higher level than March 2020, but still well down on the average for previous years
6 Apr 2021
Electric car leasing and personal contract hire (PCH) explained
Car dealer finance
Your questions answered

Electric car leasing and personal contract hire (PCH) explained

Long-term car rental, otherwise known as car leasing or personal contract hire, is an increasingly popular way to purchase a car. This is how it works
1 Apr 2021
Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network
eCarNI
Your questions answered

Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ecarNI charging network? Here’s how it works
1 Apr 2021
Smart EQ ForFour review
Smart EQ ForFour
Smart Forfour Hatchback

Smart EQ ForFour review

The 2020 Smart EQ ForFour is electric-only and boasts refreshed looks, but it still falls behind rivals for practicality and range
31 Mar 2021
New 2021 Mercedes C-Class hybrids revealed
New 2021 Mercedes C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

New 2021 Mercedes C-Class hybrids revealed

C 300 e plug-in hybrid sees electric range doubled; rest of range goes exclusively mild hybrid, while AMG hybrid is in the works, too
31 Mar 2021
Mercedes-AMG GT 73 4-Door Coupe E Power plug-in hybrid spotted testing
Mercedes-AMG GT 73 E Power
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Mercedes-AMG GT 73 4-Door Coupe E Power plug-in hybrid spotted testing

More than 800bhp is expected for the upcoming Porsche Panamera hybrid rival
31 Mar 2021
Mercedes-AMG goes electric: plug-in powertrain details revealed
Mercedes-AMG hybrid and electric
Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-AMG goes electric: plug-in powertrain details revealed

Mercedes' performance arm is working on both plug-in hybrid and pure-electric powertrains for future models, with power outputs in excess of 800bhp
31 Mar 2021
What is a mild hybrid?
Hybrid badge
Your questions answered

What is a mild hybrid?

Just what is a mild hybrid car, and how do they work? Our handy guide explains it all
31 Mar 2021
Lexus LFZ electric-car concept points to future models from 2025
Lexus LFZ
Lexus

Lexus LFZ electric-car concept points to future models from 2025

373-mile range, three-second 0-62mph time and advanced in-car technology feature on new Lexus concept car
30 Mar 2021
New all-electric Kia EV6 revealed, priced from £40,895
Kia EV6 GT-Line - Exterior
Kia EV6

New all-electric Kia EV6 revealed, priced from £40,895

The Kia EV6 is the brand's new flagship electric car with impressive range and charging capabilities and a starting price of £40,895
30 Mar 2021
Electric MINI JCW: Pacesetter safety car for Formula E points to future performance model
MINI Pacesetter
MINI

Electric MINI JCW: Pacesetter safety car for Formula E points to future performance model

Fully electric concept hints at zero-emissions version of high-performance John Cooper Works MINI
30 Mar 2021
Skoda Enyaq iV Coupe: new variant of electric SUV spotted testing
Skoda Enyaq iV coupe
Skoda Enyaq iV

Skoda Enyaq iV Coupe: new variant of electric SUV spotted testing

The Skoda Enyaq iV range will expand with the addition of a coupe version, which has been snapped testing under a light disguise
26 Mar 2021