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BMW X1 hybrid
BMW X1 hybrid 2020: prices and specs of xDrive25e plug-in model confirmed

A plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X1 SUV is available to order now, boasting a 35-mile electric range and CO2 emissions from 43g/km

Renault Captur hybrid: details, specs and on-sale date of E-TECH plug-in model

Plug-in hybrid version of the new Renault Captur SUV will hit 30 miles of range on a single charge

Renault Clio E-TECH hybrid
Renault Clio hybrid 2020: specifications, equipment and pictures

Renault has released full details of the E-TECH hybrid engine for its Clio supermini, with claimed fuel-economy gains of 40%

Rapid, fast or slow? We need a whole new language for the electric car

It's not only the number and speed of chargers that we should be thinking about; Vicky Parrott also wants an overhaul of the the language that we use to describe them.

Electric car sales UK: 2019 sees 144% rise in demand

Strong electric car sales in December drives total market share up to 1.6% for 2019

Skoda Superb hybrid: pricing and specs for iV plug-in hybrid revealed

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Skoda Superb costs from £31,970 in the UK and is available in two bodystyles, with orders open now

Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid: details, specs and prices

Plug-in hybrid variant of Citroen C5 Aircross to make debut at 2020 Brussels Motor Show

New hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars 2020

There are scores of hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars arriving this year, all of which could save you oodles of money

Volkswagen charging robots
Volkswagen unveils mobile charging robots for car parks

New 'roaming' robot concept can find and charge a parked car completely autonomously

Renault Kangoo Z.E.
New electric vans 2020 and beyond

The electric van market is set to take off in 2020, with numerous models of all sizes on the way from various manufacturers. Here's what to expect

Peugeot e-2008
Peugeot e-2008 electric SUV: prices, specs and details

Order books open for electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV, with prices starting from £28,150

Tesla Supercharger
Tesla V3 Supercharger rollout begins in Europe

First eight European V3 Tesla Superchargers go live in London, introducing peak charging rates of 250kW

Polestar 2 2020: specs, price and on-sale date

New electric Polestar 2 SUV coupe will feature a 405-litre boot, with an optional towbar priced at £1,000

Peugeot e-208
New electric cars 2020

These are the most important and exciting electric cars set to hit our roads in 2020

e-up! crash test
New VW e-up! and sister models get three-star Euro NCAP score

Second-generation e-up! gets only three out of five stars in Euro NCAP crash-testing, with rating also applying to electric Mii and Citigo

Nissan Leaf 40kWh model gets £1,650 price cut and spec upgrade

The Nissan Leaf 40kWh now costs £1,650 less than before, with the price reduction being applied across the line-up

Extreme E
Extreme E: 2021 calendar for off-road electric race series revealed

New electric off-road series from Formula E founder to visit Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Greenland and Brazil

Fiat 500 electric spied testing

Electric Fiat 500 spotted testing ahead of big reveal at 2020 Geneva Motor Show

Mercedes EQA
2021 Mercedes EQA: specs, price and release date

Mercedes EQA compact electric car spied testing and previewed by Mercedes for first time ahead of 2021 debut

Mercedes eVito
Mercedes eVito electric van 2020: details, pictures and on-sale date

Mid-size Mercedes van is going electric along with the rest of the range in 2020