Vicky Parrott

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Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X range, battery & charging

The Tesla Model X has great real-world range, and access to Tesla’s Supercharger network is a boon for long-distance driving

Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X review

The Tesla Model X is a huge SUV with a variety of interior seating layouts, astonishing performance, and handy real-world range

Tesla Model 3 electric motor, drive & performance

The Tesla Model 3 is anything but slow, even in entry-level spec, although it’s no sports car in corners

Tesla charging at Instavolt charger
Tesla Model 3 range, battery & charging

As the name suggests, the Tesla Model 3 Long Range boasts one of the longest ranges of any electric car on sale

Tesla Model 3
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

Batteries
How recyclable are batteries from electric cars?

Electric cars aim to be 'green', but what about their batteries? Here's what you need to know about electric car battery recycling

Honda e
Honda e review

The Honda e is one of the best small cars out there, electric or otherwise, even if its range is a bit on the short side

Subaru Forester hybrid
Subaru Forester hybrid review

The all-wheel-drive Subaru Forester e-Boxer hybrid is great off-road and comfortable on-road, but still hard to justify at this price

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid review

While not as practical as a Tesla Model S, the Porsche Panamera is just as spectacular to drive and even better inside

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

Maximum charging speed costs extra, but at least the Panamera plug-in hybrid's electric range is competitive

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid running costs

Electric running can bring seriously cheap commuting, but everything else about the Panamera hybrid is expensive

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid engines, drive & performance

The Panamera E-Hybrid is sublime to drive, with an impressive array of characters from on offer, from gentle cruiser to banzai sports car

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid interior & comfort

The Panamera has one of the best dashboards going, while the interior is comfortable enough to make even the most epic trip a breeze

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid practicality & boot space

The Panamera isn’t as roomy as rivals like the Mercedes CLS and Audi A7, but it’s still comfortable and practical enough to be a viable alternative

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo hybrid reliability & safety

There’s not much data on Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid reliability, but there really should be more driver aids included as standard

BMW 530e xDrive
BMW 530e hybrid review

The best thing about the BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid is that it feels like every other 5 Series – refined, classy and spectacularly good to drive

Skoda Citigo-e iV electric
Skoda Citigoᵉ iV (2019-2020) range, battery & charging

The electric Skoda Citigoᵉ iV has decent range, but DC fast charging is optional on the entry-level SE and isn’t terribly fast even when added

Skoda Citigo-e iV electric
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

Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3 reliability & safety

The Tesla Model 3 sets the benchmark for active safety features, earning the top five-star NCAP safety rating

Kia Niro review

The Kia Niro is an SUV-style hybrid that’s more practical than a Toyota Prius, if less efficient