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Renault ZOE review
Renault ZOE
In-depth reviews

Renault ZOE review

The current Renault ZOE has a better interior and longer range than the original – but a low safety score comes as a surprise
28 Sep 2022
Jaguar I-Pace review
Jaguar I-Pace
In-depth reviews

Jaguar I-Pace review

The I-Pace was the first electric SUV to match a long range to serious desirability and entertaining handling – and after several years on sale, it re…
27 Sep 2022
Peugeot e-2008 review
Peugeot e-2008
In-depth reviews

Peugeot e-2008 review

Practical, well equipped and decent value, the electric Peugeot e-2008 isn't the best in its class, but it's likeable and more than fit for purpose
1 Aug 2022
Tesla Model 3 review
Tesla Model 3
In-depth reviews

Tesla Model 3 review

The Tesla Model 3 is one of the best electric cars on sale, delivering great real-world range, tidy dynamics and a tech-filled interior
27 Jul 2022
Tesla Model X review
Tesla Model X
In-depth reviews

Tesla Model X review

The Tesla Model X is a huge SUV with a variety of interior seating layouts, astonishing performance and extensive real-world range
18 Jul 2022
Kia Niro Hybrid (2016-2022) review
Kia Niro
In-depth reviews

Kia Niro Hybrid (2016-2022) review

The Kia Niro is an SUV-style hybrid car that's more practical than a Toyota Prius, if less efficient
7 Jul 2022
Kia e-Niro (2018-2022) review
Kia e-Niro
In-depth reviews

Kia e-Niro (2018-2022) review

The first-generation Kia e-Niro was one of our favourite electric family cars. It's a great SUV with up to 282 miles of range, plus stacks of equipmen…
7 Jul 2022
Honda e review
Honda e
In-depth reviews

Honda e review

The Honda e features cool retro design and futuristic technology, but less stylish rivals beat it in the less glamorous but more useful areas of range…
4 Jul 2022
BMW 530e hybrid review
BMW 530e xDrive
In-depth reviews

BMW 530e hybrid review

The BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid is a lot like every other version of the 5 Series, in that it's great to drive, comfortable and luxurious
1 Jul 2022
Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly BP Chargemaster) home chargers
BP pulse
Your questions answered

Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly BP Chargemaster) home chargers

Everything you need to know about BP Pulse (formerly known as BP Chargemaster) home wallbox chargers for electric and plug-in hybrid cars
28 Jun 2022
Mercedes EQC review
Mercedes EQC
Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes EQC review

A decent all-round premium electric SUV, the Mercedes EQC has become overshadowed by more up-to-date arrivals in the class
21 Jun 2022
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid (2016-2022) review
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid (2016-2022) review

The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is a seriously strong rival to the Toyota Prius; it's great value, easy to live with and cheap to run
13 Jun 2022
Audi Q5 hybrid review
Audi Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid
Audi Q5

Audi Q5 hybrid review

The Audi Q5 TFSI e is a fast and spacious plug-in hybrid SUV capable of covering up to 37 miles on electric power alone, but like its rivals, it has a…
23 May 2022
Honda NSX (2016-2022) review
Honda NSX
Honda NSX

Honda NSX (2016-2022) review

The now-discontinued second-generation NSX was great fun and savagely rapid, but not any more efficient than a non-hybrid supercar
12 Apr 2022
Electric car battery recycling: all you need to know
Battery
Your questions answered

Electric car battery recycling: all you need to know

How recyclable are the batteries from electric cars? The situation isn't perfect, but a number of solutions are being worked on
15 Mar 2022
Subaru Forester hybrid review
Subaru Forester hybrid
Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester hybrid review

The all-wheel-drive Subaru Forester e-Boxer hybrid is great off-road and comfortable on-road, but its price is quite hard to justify
20 Jan 2022
What is regenerative braking?
Brake regen
Your questions answered

What is regenerative braking?

Check out our guide to regen braking – sometimes known as 'B mode'. We explain what it is, how it works and why you needn’t be afraid of it
10 Nov 2021
How to store an electric car long-term
Honda e
Your questions answered

How to store an electric car long-term

If you're planning to leave your electric car dormant for weeks or months, here's how to prepare it for storage and keep it in good condition
27 Sep 2021
Latest Hyundai BlueLink app and infotainment system in detail
Hyundai BlueLink app and infotainment system pictures
Hyundai

Latest Hyundai BlueLink app and infotainment system in detail

Smartphone app control of charging and climate for Hyundai's plug-in models
27 Jul 2021
New Tesla Model 3 versus used Tesla Model S: which should you buy?
Tesla Model 3 versus Model S
Tesla

New Tesla Model 3 versus used Tesla Model S: which should you buy?

The Tesla Model 3 has few if any direct rivals, but what about a used Model S? We put a Model 3 Standard Range up against a secondhand Model S 75D
15 Jul 2021
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2013-2021) review
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2013-2021) review

Once the go-to choice for plug-in SUV fans, the Outlander PHEV is no longer available to buy new, as the brand has pulled out of the UK
11 Jun 2021
Hyundai NEXO review
Hyundai NEXO
Hyundai NEXO

Hyundai NEXO review

The Hyundai NEXO is the best example yet of how easy a hydrogen car would be to live with – if the infrastructure and purchase cost weren't so restric…
15 May 2021
Toyota Camry Hybrid review
Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry Hybrid review

The Toyota Camry Hybrid is a decent large saloon, but more efficient and interesting options are available for similar money
15 May 2021
Skoda Superb Estate hybrid review
Skoda Superb Estate hybrid
Skoda Superb Estate

Skoda Superb Estate hybrid review

Roomy, sweet to drive, good value by plug-in standards and efficient even with little charge, the Skoda Superb Estate is one of the best PHEVs there i…
14 May 2021
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid review
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid review

While not as practical as a Tesla Model S, the Porsche Panamera hybrid is just as spectacular to drive and even better inside
13 May 2021
All you need to know about running electric fleet vehicles
Charging
Your questions answered

All you need to know about running electric fleet vehicles

Find out the pros and cons of your business running electric cars, and whether now is the time for your fleet to go electric
1 Apr 2021
Skoda Vision iV concept review
Skoda Vision iV concept
Skoda

Skoda Vision iV concept review

We drive the Skoda Vision iV concept, which gives a first glimpse at the brand's forthcoming Enyaq electric SUV
31 Mar 2021
Skoda Citigoᵉ iV (2019-2020) review
Skoda Citigo

Skoda Citigoᵉ iV (2019-2020) review

The electric Skoda Citigoᵉ iV is a great entry point to electric motoring and can be very cheap if you don't need fast charging
4 Sep 2020
Electric London Taxi review
LEVC TX

Electric London Taxi review

We get behind the wheel of the capital's new zero-emissions black cab
17 Jun 2020
Honda e vs MINI Electric vs Fiat 500: in numbers
Coming soon

Honda e vs MINI Electric vs Fiat 500: in numbers

The Honda e, MINI Electric and Fiat 500 go head-to-head in a battle of urban runabouts
1 Jun 2020
Twin test: Mercedes E 300 de vs Mercedes E 300 e
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Twin test: Mercedes E 300 de vs Mercedes E 300 e

Mercedes offers a choice of petrol-electric or diesel-electric power for its E-Class plug-in. We bring them together to see which makes more sense
1 May 2020
Peugeot e-208 could get a cheaper, smaller-battery model
Peugeot 208

Peugeot e-208 could get a cheaper, smaller-battery model

Peugeot's e-208 could gain a cheaper, lower-range version, but not for a few years
30 Apr 2020
Twin test: Skoda Superb Estate iV vs Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate
Group Tests

Twin test: Skoda Superb Estate iV vs Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate

Practical and cost-effective plug-in hybrid estate cars from the VW Group stable go head-to-head in our twin test
27 Apr 2020
NIO ES8: pictures, specs and details
News

NIO ES8: pictures, specs and details

Although not on sale outside China, the NIO ES8 has been a success on home soil and shows what the Tesla rival can offer when it goes global
21 Apr 2020
Twin test: BMW 330e M Sport vs Volvo S60 T8 R-Design Plus
Group Tests

Twin test: BMW 330e M Sport vs Volvo S60 T8 R-Design Plus

As company-car tax for plug-in hybrids drops, we put two of the sector's main contenders head to head
17 Apr 2020
BMW 330e vs Volvo S60 T8: interior and infotainment
Reviews

BMW 330e vs Volvo S60 T8: interior and infotainment

Both interiors are very nice places to spend time, but the BMW has the better infotainment system
17 Apr 2020