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New Fiat e-Scudo electric van: prices, specs and details
Fiat e-Scudo
Fiat Scudo

New Fiat e-Scudo electric van: prices, specs and details

The Fiat Scudo name has been revived for a new medium-size van, available with fully electric power just like its Citroen, Peugeot, Toyota and Vauxhal…
16 Dec 2021
New all-terrain Citroen My Ami Buggy Concept unveiled
Citroen My Ami Buggy Concept
Citroen Ami

New all-terrain Citroen My Ami Buggy Concept unveiled

Rugged version of Citroen’s ultra-compact EV is “the vision of an Ami dedicated to leisure” and could hint at new Ami variants to come
16 Dec 2021
New 2022 Cupra Born electric car: specs, details and prices
Cupra Born
Cupra Born

New 2022 Cupra Born electric car: specs, details and prices

Cupra's first electric car, and sister model to Volkswagen's ID.3, can cover up to 335 miles on a charge and do 0-62mph in under seven seconds; prices…
15 Dec 2021
Charging-speed increase for Volkswagen ID. electric cars on the way
VW ID.3 charging
Volkswagen

Charging-speed increase for Volkswagen ID. electric cars on the way

An over-the-air (OTA) software update coming in early 2022 will see the maximum charging speed of existing VW ID. models with the 77kWh battery increa…
15 Dec 2021
New Lexus RZ SUV to be brand’s first bespoke electric car
Lexus RZ
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 Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra SUVs
15 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 is now in the later stages of development, currently undergoing extreme hot and co…
15 Dec 2021
UK government electric-car grant cut again – incentive slashed for new-car buyers
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UK government electric-car grant cut again – incentive slashed for new-car buyers

The UK government Plug-in Car Grant has dropped to just £1,500 and now only applies to models costing under £32,000
15 Dec 2021
OPINION: We need more great-value electric vehicles
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OPINION: We need more great-value electric vehicles

The MG ZS EV is DrivingElectric’s Car of the Year 2022, but one thing is clear: we need more affordable electric cars
14 Dec 2021
New 2022 Mercedes EQE electric SUV: pictures and details
Mercedes EQE SUV
Mercedes-Benz EQE

New 2022 Mercedes EQE electric SUV: pictures and details

The new Mercedes electric SUV has been spied testing again ahead of its 2022 launch – it'll join smaller EQC and larger EQS SUVs in the brand's range
14 Dec 2021
New MG ZS EV is the 2022 DrivingElectric Car of the Year
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New MG ZS EV is the 2022 DrivingElectric Car of the Year

The electric Fiat 500, BMW iX, Citroen Ami and Hyundai Ioniq 5 were among the winners in this year’s celebration of the best electric and hybrid cars …
14 Dec 2021
2022 DrivingElectric Awards: the winners
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2022 DrivingElectric Awards: the winners

The DrivingElectric Awards recognise the best hybrid and electric cars you can buy right now, with models from MG, Skoda, Hyundai, Tesla, BMW, Mercede…
14 Dec 2021
Lexus Europe to be pure-electric by 2030
Lexus EV concepts
Lexus

Lexus Europe to be pure-electric by 2030

Lexus has revealed four new electric concept cars, alongside confirmation that the entirety of its European line-up will be electric-only by the end o…
14 Dec 2021
Toyota electric cars: 11 new models due by 2030
Toyota future electric cars
Toyota

Toyota electric cars: 11 new models due by 2030

The Japanese brand has revealed 11 new EVs in an online presentation to the world’s automotive media
14 Dec 2021
Tesla Semi truck: specs, price and on-sale date
Tesla Semi
Tesla

Tesla Semi truck: specs, price and on-sale date

Pure-electric Tesla lorry has reportedly entered limited production, with the first models expected to be delivered to customers for testing by the en…
14 Dec 2021
New 2023 MINI Electric: Leaked images appear online
MINI Hatch
MINI Electric

New 2023 MINI Electric: Leaked images appear online

The next-generation MINI Electric hatchback will arrive in 2023, but pictures of the car undisguised in China have now appeared on social media
10 Dec 2021
Nissan Ariya electric SUV: specs, prices and on-sale date
Nissan Ariya in Monaco
Nissan Ariya

Nissan Ariya electric SUV: specs, prices and on-sale date

The pure-electric ‘coupe crossover’ is available with front or four-wheel drive and offers up to 310 miles of range on a charge; prices start from £41…
10 Dec 2021
Volkswagen ID. California: Electric camper-van version of ID. Buzz confirmed
Volkswagen ID. Buzz concept
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID. California: Electric camper-van version of ID. Buzz confirmed

Volkswagen has confirmed it'll produce a 'California' camper version of its upcoming ID. Buzz electric van and minibus "in the second half of the deca…
9 Dec 2021
Gridserve Electric Forecourt: Gatwick and Norwich locations next to open
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Gridserve Electric Forecourt: Gatwick and Norwich locations next to open

Gridserve has announced Gatwick and Norwich as the next two 'Electric Forecourt' locations, following on from the inaugural site in Braintree, Essex
9 Dec 2021
Electric BMW 3 Series pictures leaked online
Electric BMW 3 Series leaked
BMW 3 Series

Electric BMW 3 Series pictures leaked online

Undisguised images of the fully electric BMW 3 Series, which could adopt the 'i3' name when it goes into production, have leaked online ahead of its 2…
8 Dec 2021
New 2022 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric: details, specs and on-sale date
SsangYong Korando e-Motion
SsangYong Korando

New 2022 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric: details, specs and on-sale date

The Korean brand's first electric car will go on sale in the UK on 1 January 2022 and will be followed up by a medium-sized electric SUV
8 Dec 2021
Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid: pictures, specs and details
Jeep Wrangler 4xe hybrid
Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid: pictures, specs and details

The Jeep Wrangler 4xe has plug-in hybrid power for 375bhp and a 25-mile electric range, along with the model's customary off-road ability
7 Dec 2021
New 2022 Mazda2 Hybrid revealed as rebadged Toyota Yaris
Mazda2
Mazda

New 2022 Mazda2 Hybrid revealed as rebadged Toyota Yaris

Mild-hybrid Mazda2 will continue to be sold alongside Toyota-derived Mazda2 Hybrid
6 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 …
3 Dec 2021
First look at new Polestar 3 electric SUV
Polestar 3
Polestar

First look at new Polestar 3 electric SUV

The Polestar 3 large SUV will be followed by a sporty coupe-SUV called the Polestar 4 in 2023 and a luxury saloon called the Polestar 5 in 2024
3 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 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 …
1 Dec 2021
New 2022 Kia Sportage plug-in hybrid SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date
New Kia Sportage
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
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
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
Fisker Ocean SUV
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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
Mercedes EQB
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