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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.

Vauxhall Vivaro Electric review
Vauxhall Vivaro-e
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Vivaro Electric review

The impressive Vauxhall Vivaro Electric is one of the best pure-electric vans we've driven, and offers a competitive driving range for this class
5 Dec 2022
Top 10 best hybrid hatchbacks 2022
Best hybrid hatchbacks
Best cars

Top 10 best hybrid hatchbacks 2022

A hybrid hatchback is just as practical as a normal hatchback, but with even lower running costs. These are the best on sale in 2022
29 Nov 2022
DS 4 E-TENSE review
DS 4 E-TENSE
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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
21 Nov 2022
Renault Clio E-TECH Hybrid review
Renault Clio E-TECH hybrid
In-depth reviews

Renault Clio E-TECH Hybrid review

The hybrid Renault Clio is a quiet yet punchy small car, with good electric running potential and comfortable ride quality
11 Nov 2022
Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?
Volvo XC40 P8
Your questions answered

Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?

You need to choose your model carefully if you want to tow a caravan or trailer with a hybrid or electric car
4 Nov 2022
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid review
Toyota RAV4
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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
31 Oct 2022
London Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars pay to enter the CCZ?
Ford Mustang Mach-E
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London Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars pay to enter the CCZ?

Do electric cars have to pay the London Congestion Charge? We explain the ins and outs of this daily levy for entering the UK capital's Congestion Cha…
26 Oct 2022
Volvo XC60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo XC60 Recharge
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Volvo XC60 Recharge hybrid review

Late 2021 updates to the XC60's infotainment, interior, fuel economy and electric range have seen it pull ahead in the premium plug-in hybrid SUV clas…
25 Oct 2022
Can solar panels charge an electric car?
Solar Panels
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Can solar panels charge an electric car?

Using solar panels to charge your electric car can save you money in the long run. Here’s everything you need to know about charging an electric car w…
24 Oct 2022
Ford Mustang Mach-E review
Ford Mustang Mach-E
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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
20 Oct 2022
Kia Soul EV review
Kia Soul EV
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Kia Soul EV review

The Kia Soul EV is the funkier member of the Kia electric-car family: more distinctive but less practical than the Kia Niro EV
4 Oct 2022
BMW X5 hybrid review
BMW X5 hybrid
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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
29 Sep 2022
New 2022 MG 5 SW EV review
MG 5 SW EV 2022
In-depth reviews

New 2022 MG 5 SW EV review

Refreshed looks and updated infotainment promise to further increase the appeal of MG’s sensible electric estate
22 Aug 2022
Best electric city cars 2022
BMW i3
Best cars

Best electric city cars 2022

Small, nimble and built for urban environments: these are the best electric city cars around right now
15 Aug 2022
BMW i3 (2013-2022) review
BMW i3
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BMW i3 (2013-2022) review

The BMW i3 was one of the first electric cars to make everyday drivers sit up and take notice, with its cool styling, decent handling and useful range
28 Jul 2022
What is a mild hybrid (MHEV)?
Hybrid badge
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What is a mild hybrid (MHEV)?

What is a mild hybrid car – also known as a mild hybrid electric vehicle, or MHEV – and how do they work? Read on to find out...
28 Jul 2022
Electric Alpine A110: E-ternité concept looks to performance brand's future
A110
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Electric Alpine A110: E-ternité concept looks to performance brand's future

Open-top “rolling laboratory” focused on preserving light weight and agility
21 Jul 2022
New 577bhp Kia EV6 GT starts from £61,595
Kia EV6 GT
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New 577bhp Kia EV6 GT starts from £61,595

First examples of the high-performance electric range-topper expected to be with customers by October
20 Jul 2022
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo review
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo 4S
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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo review

The Taycan Cross Turismo is as sharp and engaging as its slimmer saloon sibling, but adds practicality to make the car a package more people could liv…
19 Jul 2022
Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV: UK pricing and specs announced
Genesis Electrified GV70
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Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV: UK pricing and specs announced

Starting price of £64,405 for fully electric version of large Genesis luxury SUV
19 Jul 2022
What is a range extender (REx) and how do they work?
Vauxhall Ampera
Your questions answered

What is a range extender (REx) and how do they work?

Range extenders – or extended-range electric vehicles – are a relatively uncommon type of electric car that uses a small auxiliary engine to boost ran…
13 Jul 2022
Audi Q6 Sportback e-tron spotted under wraps
Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback
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Audi Q6 Sportback e-tron spotted under wraps

Coupe version of larger Audi electric SUV captured by spy photographers
12 Jul 2022
How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Your questions answered

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

It should cost less to run an electric car than a petrol or diesel one, but exactly how much does it cost to charge one up?
11 Jul 2022
What is the cost of running an electric car?
Nissan Leaf charging
Your questions answered

What is the cost of running an electric car?

Electric cars are cheaper to run than their petrol and diesel counterparts, but exactly how much does an electric car cost to run?
6 Jul 2022
Electric car lease: Ohme and Octopus launch car, tariff and charger bundle
Ohme Home Pro
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Electric car lease: Ohme and Octopus launch car, tariff and charger bundle

5,000 miles of charging also included in 'all-in-one' finance package
5 Jul 2022
Audi e-tron Sportback: Facelifted coupe-SUV readied for late 2022 launch
Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback
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Audi e-tron Sportback: Facelifted coupe-SUV readied for late 2022 launch

Audi's e-tron Sportback electric coupe-SUV is set for an update in parallel with the standard e-tron SUV model later in 2022
5 Jul 2022
Kia Sorento Hybrid review
Kia Sorento Hybrid
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Kia Sorento Hybrid review

The Kia Sorento Hybrid offers everything a great seven-seat family SUV needs to: it's well equipped, stylish and practical
1 Jul 2022
Mercedes C-Class hybrid estate (2014-2021) review
Mercedes C-Class hybrid estate
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Mercedes C-Class hybrid estate (2014-2021) review

The Mercedes C-Class is unique among plug-in hybrid estates in offering buyers a choice of petrol-electric or diesel-electric power
29 Jun 2022
New 2022 Honda Civic: hybrid-only hatchback priced from £29,595
Honda Civic hybrid 2022
Honda Civic

New 2022 Honda Civic: hybrid-only hatchback priced from £29,595

The 11th-generation Civic is available exclusively with hybrid power and can be ordered from July
28 Jun 2022
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
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
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
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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
ZipCharge: portable EV charger and flexible hubs planned for 2023
ZipCharge
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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