Buying advice

Electric vs hydrogen cars: which is better?

A guide to the pros and cons of electric and hydrogen cars

Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery

Everything you need to know about preserving and extending your electric car's battery life

BMW i3
Best electric city cars

Small, nimble and built for the city, these are the best electric city cars around

Zap-map
How to find electric car charging points: Zap Map

This handy app and website helps you quickly find a place to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle, all over the UK

Best electric SUVs

Our picks of the best electric SUVs all promise to mix style, practicality and rock-bottom running costs

Tesla Model X
Best seven-seater electric and hybrid cars

Family cars must be practical, and these days there are lots of electric and hybrid models that offer the versatility of seven seats

Aston Lagonda
Best luxury electric cars

Want zero driving emissions, but also top-class luxury? These are the best luxury electric cars

Longest range electric cars

The range of electric cars is going up all the time. Here are the top 10 models with the longest range on a single charge

Lexus RX
Used Lexus RX buying guide

Our guide to buying a secondhand example of the 2008-2015 generation of Lexus' large premium hybrid SUV

BMW i8
Used BMW i8 buying guide

Futuristic-looking and fast plug-in hybrid sports car is very tempting. Here's what to look for when buying used

Used BMW i3 buying guide

Does BMW's pioneering urban electric car make sense secondhand? Here's all you need to know

Complete guide to the Shell Recharge charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the Shell Recharge charging network? Here’s how it works

Complete guide to the ChargeYourCar charging network

Find out how to charge you electric car or plug-in hybrid from this network of UK charge points

Complete guide to the GMEV charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the GMEV charging network? This is how it works

Complete guide to the ESB ecars charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ESB ecars charging network? This is how it works

Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ecarNI charging network? Here’s how it works

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

A guide to where to find a hydrogen refuelling station in the UK

How to hire an electric car

An in-depth guide to hiring an electric car in the UK, whether on a pay-as-you-go basis, for a one-off trip or on a no-commitment longer-term basis

Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ChargePlace Scotland charging network? This is how it works

Complete guide to the Polar Plus charging network

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the Polar Plus charging network