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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.

Mercedes Vision EQXX concept car breaks own record with 747-mile drive
Mercedes EQXX
Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Vision EQXX concept car breaks own record with 747-mile drive

Mercedes' ultra-efficient prototype EV has completed a second long-distance road trip, from Stuttgart in Germany to Silverstone in the UK, without cha…
23 Jun 2022
Brotherwood elektron: New electric wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) announced
Brotherwood elektron Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life WAV conversion
Vauxhall Vivaro Life

Brotherwood elektron: New electric wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) announced

Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life-based conversion is a new option for wheelchair users who want to go electric
22 Jun 2022
New 2022 MG 5 EV electric estate car to make UK debut at Goodwood
MG 5 SW EV 2022
MG 5

New 2022 MG 5 EV electric estate car to make UK debut at Goodwood

UK pricing and delivery dates for facelifted version of popular electric estate to be confirmed soon
22 Jun 2022
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid review
Toyota RAV4
Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid review

The latest Toyota RAV4 is a striking-looking and efficient hybrid family SUV, but there are more versatile seven-seat alternatives for similar money
22 Jun 2022
Volkswagen ID. AERO: 'electric Passat' for Europe debuting in 2023
VW ID. AERO
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID. AERO: 'electric Passat' for Europe debuting in 2023

New VW ID. AERO will debut in China before versions for the US and European markets arrive
22 Jun 2022
Electric classic cars: costs, companies and conversions
Aston Martin DB6 electric conversion by Lunaz
Your questions answered

Electric classic cars: costs, companies and conversions

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
21 Jun 2022
Complete guide to the MFG (Motor Fuel Group) electric-car charging network
MFG Stretford charging hub
Charging

Complete guide to the MFG (Motor Fuel Group) electric-car charging network

Motor Fuel Group plans to install approximately 3,000 ultra-rapid 150kW and 350kW chargers at forecourt locations across the UK, with 60 hubs set to o…
21 Jun 2022
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
20 Jun 2022
Polestar 1 review
Polestar 1
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 review

The first offering from Volvo's spinoff brand is an appealing blend of electrified technology, classically appealing looks and thrilling performance
20 Jun 2022
New electric vans arriving in 2022
Toyota Proace Electric
Coming soon

New electric vans arriving in 2022

The electric-van market has taken off in the last couple of years, with numerous new models launched by manufacturers and even more on the way...
15 Jun 2022
Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2022
Cheapest electric cars 2022
Electric

Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2022

Contrary to popular opinion, not all electric cars are expensive. Here are the cheapest ones available in the UK right now
15 Jun 2022
New 2022 Kia EV6 GT to make dynamic debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Kia EV6 GT
Kia EV6

New 2022 Kia EV6 GT to make dynamic debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

577bhp high-performance electric range-topper set to complete EV6 line-up when deliveries start in October 2022
15 Jun 2022
Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: driver-focused 'S' model joins range
Bentley Flying Spur S
Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: driver-focused 'S' model joins range

This is the first Bentley 'S' model to be offered with the choice of plug-in hybrid power
14 Jun 2022
New 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 and ID.5 GTX: prices, spec and details
Volkswagen ID.5
Volkswagen ID.5

New 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 and ID.5 GTX: prices, spec and details

The coupe version of the ID.4 can cover up to 313 miles on a charge and is available in high-performance GTX guise; prices range from around £50,000 t…
14 Jun 2022
The UK electric car grant and electric van grant explained
Ford E-Transit
Your questions answered

The UK electric car grant and electric van grant explained

In June 2022, the UK government plug-in grant ended for passenger cars. However, you can still get money off motorcycles, mopeds, vans, taxis and truc…
14 Jun 2022
BMW X5 hybrid review
BMW X5 hybrid
BMW X5

BMW X5 hybrid review

The BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid is a luxurious, comfortable and practical large SUV with plenty of electric driving range
13 Jun 2022
ZipCharge: portable EV charger and flexible hubs planned for 2023
ZipCharge
News

ZipCharge: portable EV charger and flexible hubs planned for 2023

Going on sale in 2023, the suitcase-sized ZipCharge Go portable charger can add about 20 miles of range to typical EV in around 30 minutes
9 Jun 2022
Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In (2016-2022) review
Ioniq
Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In

Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In (2016-2022) review

The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In is one of the most efficient hybrid cars around, and it’s practical too
9 Jun 2022
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
8 Jun 2022
Cupra Terramar name confirmed for new 2024 plug-in hybrid SUV
Cupra Terramar
Cupra

Cupra Terramar name confirmed for new 2024 plug-in hybrid SUV

New hybrid SUV will expand Spanish brand's line-up, which will soon also include a flagship electric SUV and an entry-level electric city car
7 Jun 2022
Should you lease or buy an electric car?
Car finance
Your questions answered

Should you lease or buy an electric car?

There are different ways to get behind the wheel of an EV, each with advantages and disadvantages. Here, we compare leasing (also known as Personal Co…
7 Jun 2022
Fiat E-Doblo compact electric van announced
Fiat E-Doblo
Fiat Doblo

Fiat E-Doblo compact electric van announced

Italian brand's commercial vehicle range expands with new model, available in panel-van and crew-cab configurations
7 Jun 2022
Complete guide to the Fastned electric-car charging network in the UK
Volvo C40 at Fastned charger
Charging

Complete guide to the Fastned electric-car charging network in the UK

Dutch company Fastned has a cluster of charging hubs in the northeast of England, as well as an ultra-rapid station near Folkestone and an extensive n…
6 Jun 2022
New 2023 SsangYong Torres electric SUV previewed by design sketches
SsangYong Torres
SsangYong

New 2023 SsangYong Torres electric SUV previewed by design sketches

Europe will get a fully electric version of South Korean brand's forthcoming large SUV in late 2023
19 May 2022
BMW 330e hybrid review
BMW 330e
BMW 3 Series

BMW 330e hybrid review

The latest BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid is a very accomplished all-rounder, combining driving enjoyment with ultra-low running costs for an appealing p…
18 May 2022
Kia Soul EV review
Kia Soul EV
Kia Soul

Kia Soul EV review

The Kia Soul EV is the funkier member of the Kia electric-car family: more stylish but less practical than the Kia e-Niro
18 May 2022
What is a plug-in hybrid, or PHEV?
PHEV
Your questions answered

What is a plug-in hybrid, or PHEV?

Plug-in hybrid cars combine an electric motor with an internal-combustion engine in an attempt to offer "the best of both worlds". Here's how they wor…
18 May 2022
Toyota Corolla hybrid review
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla hybrid review

The stylish and efficient Toyota Corolla hybrid is an appealing family-hatchback choice, as well as being a big improvement on the old Auris
18 May 2022
Kia unveils large-scale electric van production plans
Kia PBV
Kia

Kia unveils large-scale electric van production plans

Korean firm aims to produce 100,000 electric 'purpose-built vehicles' (PBVs) a year, starting in 2025
18 May 2022
Volvo S90 Recharge T8 hybrid review
Volvo S90
Volvo S90

Volvo S90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo S90 Recharge T8 offers big executive-saloon practicality, a beautiful interior, low CO2 emissions and useful electric range
16 May 2022
Porsche Cayman and Boxster to go electric-only by 2025
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance
Porsche

Porsche Cayman and Boxster to go electric-only by 2025

New Cayman GT4 ePerformance racing-car concept further refines technology first seen on 2021's Mission R, previewing the next electric Porsche
16 May 2022
Best electric-car deals UK 2022
Ioniq 5
Best cars

Best electric-car deals UK 2022

Looking to buy a new electric car using Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) finance? Here are the deals on offer from electric-car manufacturers right no…
12 May 2022
Survey: over half of EV drivers are concerned about charging infrastructure
Shell Fulham charging hub
News

Survey: over half of EV drivers are concerned about charging infrastructure

Latest EV Driver Survey from Shell Recharge Solutions quizzed nearly 15,000 electric-car owners in several European countries
12 May 2022
Top 10 best hybrid cars 2022
Kia Sorento
Best cars

Top 10 best hybrid cars 2022

The best hybrid cars on sale in the UK right now will help reduce your fuel bills without needing to be plugged in. These are our favourites...
10 May 2022
Disabled driver survey reveals potential barriers to EV adoption
disabled parking space sign
News

Disabled driver survey reveals potential barriers to EV adoption

Enable project surveyed 1,000 drivers with a disability about switching to EVs; 71% voiced concerns about accessible infrastructure
5 May 2022
Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs make up 10.8% of April registrations
Electric
News

Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs make up 10.8% of April registrations

UK new-car registrations in April 2022 were down nearly 16% on the same month last year, but the market share for electric models continues to be heal…
5 May 2022