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New Toyota bZ4X electric SUV: details, spec and pictures
Toyota bZ4X
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New Toyota bZ4X electric SUV: details, spec and pictures

Toyota’s first bespoke electric car gets 150kW rapid charging and can cover up to 280 miles on a charge, but UK pricing has yet to be announced
2 Dec 2021
Have your say in the 2022 DrivingElectric Awards!
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Have your say in the 2022 DrivingElectric Awards!

The 2022 DrivingElectric Awards winners will be announced on 14 December – and just like before, there are two reader categories where YOU decide who …
2 Dec 2021
Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid SUV coming to UK in 2022
Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid
Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid SUV coming to UK in 2022

Joins Yaris Cross, C-HR, RAV4 and Highlander in brand's family SUV line-up
2 Dec 2021
Toyota Yaris hybrid gets GR Sport variant for 2022
Toyota Yaris GR Sport
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris hybrid gets GR Sport variant for 2022

No extra power, but styling tweaks and suspension changes add a motorsport flavour to Toyota's hybrid supermini
2 Dec 2021
New Lexus RZ SUV to be brand’s first bespoke electric car
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Lexus

New Lexus RZ SUV to be brand’s first bespoke electric car

The Japanese brand’s first solely electric model will be unveiled in 2022, sharing underpinnings with the recently unveiled Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Sol…
2 Dec 2021
New hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars coming in 2021 and 2022
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New hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars coming in 2021 and 2022

If electric cars aren’t your bag, then maybe one of the many hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars coming soon will be the one for you. Here's what's on the …
1 Dec 2021
New electric cars coming in 2021 and 2022
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Coming soon

New electric cars coming in 2021 and 2022

Carmakers are pressing ahead with new electric cars and we're seeing new models arrive all the time. Here's what's coming soon...
1 Dec 2021
New 2022 Kia Sportage plug-in hybrid SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date
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Kia Sportage

New 2022 Kia Sportage plug-in hybrid SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date

Order books for the fifth-generation mid-size family SUV open later this month, with prices for the plug-in hybrid starting from £38,395
1 Dec 2021
BMW i7: electric 7 Series luxury saloon teased ahead of 2022 launch
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BMW 7 Series

BMW i7: electric 7 Series luxury saloon teased ahead of 2022 launch

The zero-emissions version of BMW’s next-generation flagship saloon has been undergoing extreme cold-weather testing in the Arctic Circle
1 Dec 2021
Volkswagen ID. Buzz electric van and minibus: pictures, specs and on-sale date
VW ID. Buzz
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID. Buzz electric van and minibus: pictures, specs and on-sale date

Retro-inspired Volkswagen ID. Buzz electric van and minibus has also been photographed testing in close-to-production form, before it goes on sale nex…
1 Dec 2021
New 2022 Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer plug-in hybrid unveiled
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer
Vauxhall Astra

New 2022 Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer plug-in hybrid unveiled

The estate version of the latest Astra continues Vauxhall’s bold new approach to styling and will be available as a plug-in hybrid from launch
30 Nov 2021
BMW Concept XM previews plug-in hybrid performance SUV
BMW Concept XM
BMW

BMW Concept XM previews plug-in hybrid performance SUV

The production version of the divisively styled concept will be called the BMW XM and is set to arrive in 2022, powered by a plug-in hybrid V8 setup
30 Nov 2021
Osprey opens first of 150 new electric-car rapid charging hubs for the UK
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Osprey opens first of 150 new electric-car rapid charging hubs for the UK

The first location in Wolverhampton has now opened, with nine more set to begin construction before the end of 2021
30 Nov 2021
New Nissan electric cars: 15 new EVs promised by 2030; four concepts unveiled
Nissan electric concepts
Nissan

New Nissan electric cars: 15 new EVs promised by 2030; four concepts unveiled

Nissan has confirmed it'll launch 15 new electric cars between now and 2030, as well as unveiling a set of new electric concept cars
29 Nov 2021
First Suzuki electric car due by 2025
Suzuki
Suzuki

First Suzuki electric car due by 2025

Japanese brand Suzuki is planning to launch its first pure-electric car within the next four years
26 Nov 2021
Electric overtakes petrol as buyers’ intended next car purchase
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Electric overtakes petrol as buyers’ intended next car purchase

Electric cars have overtaken petrol-powered models as UK car buyers' next intended purchase for the first time, according to a study conducted by Auto…
26 Nov 2021
Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster
Porsche Mission R concept
Porsche

Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster

We’ve driven the electric racing car concept that hints to the zero-emissions future of Porsche's mid-engined sports cars
25 Nov 2021
New Fisker Ocean electric SUV: prices, specs and pictures
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New Fisker Ocean electric SUV: prices, specs and pictures

The production version of the new Tesla Model Y rival was unveiled at the 2021 Los Angeles Motor Show, and will be priced from £32,490 in the UK
25 Nov 2021
New Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: prices, specifications and details
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Mercedes-Benz EQB

New Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: prices, specifications and details

Five to seven-seat family SUV joins Mercedes' rapidly growing line-up of zero-emissions models; priced from £52,145 in the UK
25 Nov 2021
New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid SUV unveiled
New 2022 Kia Niro
Kia Niro

New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid SUV unveiled

The next generation of Kia's family SUV will continue to be available with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric power; more details and prices will be …
25 Nov 2021
Facelifted Audi e-tron for 2022 spotted testing
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Audi e-tron

Facelifted Audi e-tron for 2022 spotted testing

Audi is planning mid-life updates to both the Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback SUVs for 2022
24 Nov 2021
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 eight-seater electric MPV to go on sale in UK in 2022
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 MPV
Maxus

SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 eight-seater electric MPV to go on sale in UK in 2022

The Maxus Mifa 9 is eight-seat electric MPV with a 323-mile range that'll go on sale in the UK from mid-2022
23 Nov 2021
Polestar 5: production version of Precept concept previewed
Polestar 5
Polestar

Polestar 5: production version of Precept concept previewed

New image previews the Polestar 5; this production version of the Precept prototype arrives in 2024 as a rival to the Tesla Model S and Mercedes EQS
23 Nov 2021
Volkswagen ID.Vizzion: production version of Passat-sized EV spotted testing again
VW ID.Vizzion
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.Vizzion: production version of Passat-sized EV spotted testing again

Volkswagen's upcoming Passat-sized electric car – expected to be available as a hatchback or estate – has been spied testing on public roads a second …
23 Nov 2021
All new homes and offices required to have EV charging points
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Charging

All new homes and offices required to have EV charging points

The government is set to confirm plans to introduce laws to ensure all new homes and office are fitted with electric-car charging points from 2022
22 Nov 2021
New Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV unveiled
Genesis Electrified GV70
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New Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV unveiled

The luxury South Korean car maker’s new BMW iX3 and Mercedes EQC rival is expected to arrive in 2022, with prices to be a announced closer to launch
19 Nov 2021
New Kia Concept EV9 previews brand’s upcoming flagship electric SUV
Kia Concept EV9
Kia

New Kia Concept EV9 previews brand’s upcoming flagship electric SUV

Combustion engines won’t be part of Kia’s range in Europe from 2035, with the brand’s first hydrogen-powered model to arrive within the next decade
17 Nov 2021
Hyundai Ioniq 7 electric SUV previewed by new SEVEN concept
Hyundai SEVEN Concept
Hyundai

Hyundai Ioniq 7 electric SUV previewed by new SEVEN concept

Ioniq 7 flagship seven-seat electric SUV will arrive in 2024, following the Ioniq 6 EV saloon that’s currently set to arrive in 2022
17 Nov 2021
Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV provides first look at brand’s future
Volvo Concept Recharge
Volvo

Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV provides first look at brand’s future

Volvo has previously revealed that the first model to use its new electric-car platform will be an SUV, and that it's working to achieve a 621-mile ra…
17 Nov 2021
New 2022 Porsche Taycan GTS and Taycan Sport Turismo estate unveiled
Porsche Taycan GTS and Taycan Sport Turismo estate
Porsche Taycan

New 2022 Porsche Taycan GTS and Taycan Sport Turismo estate unveiled

Porsche adds new driver-focused GTS variant and Sport Turismo estate body style to the extensive Taycan range; first deliveries are set to start in sp…
17 Nov 2021
Three hydrogen-powered Renault Master LCVs to launch in 2022
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Renault Master

Three hydrogen-powered Renault Master LCVs to launch in 2022

The hydrogen fuel-cell version of the Renault Master large van will be joined by a chassis cab and 15-passenger city bus
16 Nov 2021
Electric BMW 5 Series: prototype BMW i5 spotted testing again
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BMW 5 Series

Electric BMW 5 Series: prototype BMW i5 spotted testing again

The next-generation 5 Series will available with petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric power – and the latter version has now been pictured testing for a…
11 Nov 2021
New 2022 Subaru Solterra electric SUV unveiled
Subaru Solterra
Subaru

New 2022 Subaru Solterra electric SUV unveiled

The brand’s first electric car has been jointly developed with Toyota and will be launched in mid-2022, available in front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-d…
11 Nov 2021
Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-ride review
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Rivian R1T electric pickup: details, specs and first-ride review

Rivian's Tesla Cybertruck-rivalling R1T is now in production in the US, and we've had our first chance to ride in one
10 Nov 2021