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New hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars coming in 2021 and 2022
Land Rover Defender P400e
Hybrid

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 …
15 Sep 2021
Fering Pioneer: new low-emission pickup claims 4,350-mile total range
Fering Pioneer
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Fering Pioneer: new low-emission pickup claims 4,350-mile total range

British company Fering is developing a tough, lightweight range-extender pickup truck with a 50-mile electric range
15 Sep 2021
New Mercedes-AMG One plug-in hybrid hypercar: specs, price and pictures
Mercedes-AMG One
Mercedes-Benz

New Mercedes-AMG One plug-in hybrid hypercar: specs, price and pictures

Mercedes’ £2.4 million hybrid hypercar is the closest to thing you can get to a road-legal Formula 1 car, with the finalised version expected to be un…
15 Sep 2021
Polestar Precept electric flagship: first image of prototype released
Polestar Precept
Polestar

Polestar Precept electric flagship: first image of prototype released

New image shows prototype of the roadgoing version of Polestar's Precept concept car, which will arrive before 2025 and rival the Tesla Model S and Me…
15 Sep 2021
2021 Mercedes EQS electric luxury saloon: details, specs and prices
Mercedes EQS
Mercedes-Benz EQS

2021 Mercedes EQS electric luxury saloon: details, specs and prices

The new Mercedes S-Class-sized EQS luxury electric saloon starts from £99,995, with the huge Hyperscreen setup adding £7,995 to the price tag
15 Sep 2021
New electric cars coming in 2021 and 2022
Genesis Electrified G80
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...
14 Sep 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

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz electric van and minibus has been photographed testing in close-to-production form a third time, as well as being showcased as…
13 Sep 2021
Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service passes 100,000-charger milestone
Octopus Energy
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Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service passes 100,000-charger milestone

Octopus Energy's Electric Juice service gives access to multiple electric-car charging networks, with all payments appearing on a single bill
10 Sep 2021
All new homes and offices will be required to have charging points
Charging
Charging

All new homes and offices will be required to have charging points

The government plans to introduce the first-of-its-kind legislation later this year, after it publishes its response to consultation on the requiremen…
10 Sep 2021
Volkswagen ID.Vizzion: production version of Passat-sized electric car spotted testing
VW ID.Vizzion
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.Vizzion: production version of Passat-sized electric car spotted testing

Another new Volkswagen electric car – this time a Passat-sized model that'll be available as a hatchback or estate – has been spied testing on public …
9 Sep 2021
New Nissan electric van to be unveiled in September
New Nissan electric LCV teaser
Nissan

New Nissan electric van to be unveiled in September

Forthcoming model will likely be a rebadged version of the latest Renault Kangoo E-TECH, and the replacement for the current e-NV200
9 Sep 2021
The UK's perfect electric car? Meet the Autovia EV-21
Autovia EV-21
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The UK's perfect electric car? Meet the Autovia EV-21

Combining the best bits of models on sale right now, DrivingElectric has created a hypothetical ideal electric car for UK buyers to mark World EV Day
8 Sep 2021
New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £17,500
Renault 5 prototype in Munich
Renault

New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £17,500

A new small electric car inspired by the classic Renault 5 has been confirmed for production – and could cost from around £17,500 when it goes on sale…
7 Sep 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 GTX electric hot hatchback will go into production
VW ID.X
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 GTX electric hot hatchback will go into production

VW has given an electric Golf GTI equivalent the green light, with all-wheel drive and 295bhp output expected
7 Sep 2021
Ford Mustang Mach-E electric police-car concept unveiled
Ford Mustang Mach-E police-car concept
Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E electric police-car concept unveiled

Several police forces across the UK have already shown interest in adding the electric coupe-SUV to their fleets
7 Sep 2021
Aston Martin DBX hybrid spotted testing
Aston Martin DBX hybrid
Aston Martin

Aston Martin DBX hybrid spotted testing

A plug-in hybrid version of the Aston Martin DBX luxury SUV has been spotted undergoing testing at the Nurburgring race circuit in Germany
7 Sep 2021
New Hyundai Vision FK hydrogen performance car producing over 670bhp teased
Hyundai Vision FK prototype
Hyundai

New Hyundai Vision FK hydrogen performance car producing over 670bhp teased

The high-performance hydrogen-powered sports car is part of Hyundai's 'Hydrogen Vision 2040' strategy, which aims to popularise hydrogen power
7 Sep 2021
Cupra UrbanRebel concept will become entry-level electric car for 2025
Cupra UrbanRebel concept
Cupra

Cupra UrbanRebel concept will become entry-level electric car for 2025

Cupra's boss has confirmed the radical zero-emissions racing-car concept will eventually become its entry-level EV, sharing a platform with VW’s ID.1 …
7 Sep 2021
Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster
Porsche Mission R
Porsche

Porsche Mission R concept hints at electric Cayman and Boxster

Concept electric racing car unveiled at IAA Mobility show in Munich could point to zero-emissions versions of Porsche's mid-engined models
7 Sep 2021
BMW i Vision Circular concept previews potential new i3
BMW i Vision Circular
BMW

BMW i Vision Circular concept previews potential new i3

IAA Mobility Munich show concept employs 'circular economy' principles to create a fully recycled – and recyclable – electric car
6 Sep 2021
Mercedes EQS electric SUV previewed in range-topping Maybach form
Mercedes-Maybach EQS
Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes EQS electric SUV previewed in range-topping Maybach form

The SUV version of Mercedes' range-topping EQS electric luxury car has been previewed in range-topping EQS form at the IAA Mobility show in Munich
6 Sep 2021
New Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: specs, details and release date
Mercedes EQB
Mercedes-Benz EQB

New Mercedes EQB seven-seater electric SUV: specs, details and release date

Five to seven-seat family SUV joins Mercedes' rapidly growing line-up of zero-emissions models
6 Sep 2021
New Volkswagen ID. Life teases upcoming entry-level electric car
VW ID. Life in Munich
Volkswagen

New Volkswagen ID. Life teases upcoming entry-level electric car

According to VW, the forthcoming entry-level model in the ID. family will cost from between £17,000 and £21,400 when it arrives in 2025
6 Sep 2021
New Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ electric supersaloon unveiled
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+
Mercedes-Benz EQS

New Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ electric supersaloon unveiled

Mercedes' rival to the Porsche Taycan Turbo and Audi RS e-tron GT makes over 750bhp
6 Sep 2021
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric crossover unveiled
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Renault Megane

Renault Megane E-TECH Electric crossover unveiled

Renault’s new electric crossover can cover up to 292 miles on a single charge; pre-orders will begin in February next year, with general sales startin…
6 Sep 2021
Mercedes Concept EQG provides first look at electric G-Class SUV
Mercedes Concept EQG
Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Concept EQG provides first look at electric G-Class SUV

The production version of Mercedes’ new electric 4x4 concept car is expected to arrive in 2024, retaining the G-Class’ off-road credentials
5 Sep 2021
New 2022 Mercedes EQE electric E-Class equivalent unveiled
Mercedes EQE
Mercedes-Benz EQE

New 2022 Mercedes EQE electric E-Class equivalent unveiled

The Mercedes E-Class-sized electric saloon features EQS flagship styling and technology, with a expected range of 410 miles; prices have yet to be ann…
5 Sep 2021
Audi Grandsphere: new electric limousine concept unveiled
Audi Grandsphere concept
Audi

Audi Grandsphere: new electric limousine concept unveiled

The Grandsphere concept is the second of a trio of concept cars previewing the future of Audi design, following on from the Skysphere two-seat roadste…
2 Sep 2021
Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance plug-in hybrid supersaloon launched
Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance plug-in hybrid supersaloon launched

Porsche Panamera hybrid rival storms in with 831bhp output from twin-turbo V8 petrol-electric drivetrain
1 Sep 2021
New 2022 Vauxhall Astra plug-in hybrid family hatchback unveiled
New Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra

New 2022 Vauxhall Astra plug-in hybrid family hatchback unveiled

The new Astra will be available as a five-door hatchback or Sports Tourer estate, and with plug-in hybrid power for the first time. An all-electric va…
1 Sep 2021
New 2022 Kia Sportage plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled
New Kia Sportage
Kia Sportage

New 2022 Kia Sportage plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled

The European version of the fifth-generation Sportage mid-size family SUV has been revealed, ahead of its public debut at Munich Motor Show later this…
1 Sep 2021
New 2021 Vauxhall Combo-e electric van: details, specs and prices
Vauxhall Combo-e
Vauxhall Combo

New 2021 Vauxhall Combo-e electric van: details, specs and prices

Vauxhall Combo-e small electric van is on sale now, joining Peugeot, Citroen and Toyota sister models; prices start from £25,238 after the plug-in van…
31 Aug 2021
New 2022 Ford E-Transit electric van: details, specification and prices
2022 Ford E-Transit
Ford Transit

New 2022 Ford E-Transit electric van: details, specification and prices

The electric Transit van comes equipped with a 68kWh battery for a range of 196 miles; prices start from £42,695 (excluding VAT) with order books open…
31 Aug 2021
New 2022 Mercedes eCitan electric van unveiled
2022 Mercedes eCitan
Mercedes-Benz

New 2022 Mercedes eCitan electric van unveiled

The new small electric van will sit below the eSprinter and eVito in Mercedes’ range of zero-emissions commercial vehicles when it goes on sale in the…
26 Aug 2021
Connected Kerb launches project with Lambeth Council to improve EV charger access
Connected Kerb Gecko charger
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Connected Kerb launches project with Lambeth Council to improve EV charger access

UK company Connected Kerb will install 22 chargers across 11 council estates in the London Borough of Lambeth to provide better access to electric car…
25 Aug 2021
New Opel Rocks-e: Citroen Ami-based two-seat electric city-car unveiled
Opel Rocks-e
Opel

New Opel Rocks-e: Citroen Ami-based two-seat electric city-car unveiled

Vauxhall’s sister brand has revealed its own two-seat electric car, based on the Citroen Ami, which can be driven from the age of 15 – as long as you …
25 Aug 2021