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Ford Mustang Mach-E prices and specs: hot GT version opens for ordering
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT
Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E prices and specs: hot GT version opens for ordering

The electric Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV costs from £41,330 in the UK, while orders for a limited number of range-topping £67,225 GT-spec cars are now ope…
9 Jul 2021
Experimental high-performance Polestar 2 revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Experimental Polestar 2
Polestar 2

Experimental high-performance Polestar 2 revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Power boost along with uprated suspension and brakes for prototype version of Swedish brand's electric coupe-SUV
8 Jul 2021
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX high-performance electric SUV on sale now
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX high-performance electric SUV on sale now

The ID.4 GTX is Volkswagen’s first high-performance electric car, with 295bhp and all-wheel drive; it’s available to order now, starting from £48,510 …
8 Jul 2021
New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date
New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland
Vauxhall Grandland

New 2021 Vauxhall Grandland SUV: prices, specs and on-sale date

The mid-size plug-in hybrid SUV now features the ‘Vizor’ front grille and Pure Panel digital cockpit from the Mokka; prices start from £34,365
8 Jul 2021
Volkswagen ID. Buzz 2022: pictures, specs and on-sale date
VW ID. Buzz
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID. Buzz 2022: pictures, specs and on-sale date

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz electric minibus has been photographed testing in close-to-production form a second time
7 Jul 2021
2021 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback: specs and prices
Audi Q4 e-tron
Audi Q4 e-tron

2021 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback: specs and prices

The pure-electric Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback are on sale now, with prices starting from £40,750 for the regular SUV and £42,250 for the Sp…
5 Jul 2021
Citroen e-SpaceTourer electric minibus: prices and specs
Citroen e-SpaceTourer
Citroen SpaceTourer

Citroen e-SpaceTourer electric minibus: prices and specs

Citroen has slashed the price of its electric passenger van, so the entry-level version now qualifies for the government's plug-in car grant
5 Jul 2021
Alpine to develop electric Renault 5-based hot hatchback, plus SUV and sports car
Alpine electric cars
Alpine

Alpine to develop electric Renault 5-based hot hatchback, plus SUV and sports car

Renault performance brand confirms plans for a 'dream garage' line-up, including a sports car co-developed with Lotus
2 Jul 2021
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV: specs and prices
VW ID.4
Volkswagen ID.4

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV: specs and prices

ID.4 Life Pure is now the entry-level model in the range, with prices starting from £32,150 after plug-in grant
2 Jul 2021
Porsche Taycan recall: all cars made before June 2021 recalled due to sudden power loss problem
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan recall: all cars made before June 2021 recalled due to sudden power loss problem

Porsche’s first fully electric model has been recalled to fix a software problem, with 4,500 cars in the UK affected
2 Jul 2021
2022 Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback: specs and prices
Volkswagen ID.3
Volkswagen ID.3

2022 Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback: specs and prices

Volkswagen ID.3 prices have been cut across the range, with the entry-level Pure Performance Life variant now starting at £27,120
1 Jul 2021
2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices
Cupra Leon PHEV
Cupra Leon

2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices

New Cupra Leon e-Hybrid gets 242bhp, 32-mile range and bold styling; prices start at £35,205 for hatchback and £36,300 for estate
1 Jul 2021
2022 Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid: specs and prices
Cupra Formentor hybrid
Cupra Formentor

2022 Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid: specs and prices

The SEAT spinoff brand's high-performance plug-in hybrid SUV now starts from £36,170; choice of either 201 or 242bhp powertrain, with a maximum pure-e…
1 Jul 2021
OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?
Opinion: Charge anxiety
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OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?

Gridserve is overhauling the UK motorway network’s out-of-date charging infrastructure with reliable ultra-rapid chargers. But is it too little, too l…
1 Jul 2021
Gridserve to build 50 ultra-rapid charging hubs as part of Electric Highway network
Electric Highway chargers
Charging

Gridserve to build 50 ultra-rapid charging hubs as part of Electric Highway network

The new Electric Highway network will also include 300 further rapid-charging points and 100 'Electric Forecourts' modelled on Gridserve’s flagship lo…
30 Jun 2021
Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV unveiled
Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV
Volvo

Volvo Concept Recharge electric SUV unveiled

Volvo has 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 range for fut…
30 Jun 2021
New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £18,500
Renault 5 Prototype
Renault

New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £18,500

A new small electric car inspired by the classic Renault 5 has been confirmed for production – and could cost from just £18,500 when it goes on sale i…
30 Jun 2021
MINI Vision Urbanaut electric MPV concept unveiled
MINI Urbanaut
MINI

MINI Vision Urbanaut electric MPV concept unveiled

MINI's electric MPV concept won’t be going into production anytime soon, but it features design elements we will see in the next-generation MINI Elect…
29 Jun 2021
New Peugeot 308 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and on-sale date
Peugeot 308
Peugeot 308

New Peugeot 308 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and on-sale date

Latest generation of popular family car gets plug-in hybrid version starting from £33,000, with first deliveries in December 2021
29 Jun 2021
LEVC unveils new e-Camper range-extender electric camper
LEVC e-Camper
LEVC

LEVC unveils new e-Camper range-extender electric camper

The e-Camper electric campervan can sleep up to four people, has a pure-electric range of 60 miles and a total range of 304 miles; prices start from £…
28 Jun 2021
Goodwood Festival of Speed to feature ‘Electric Avenue’ exhibition
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Electric

Goodwood Festival of Speed to feature ‘Electric Avenue’ exhibition

‘Electric Avenue – The Road to 2030’ is an interactive exhibition featuring everything electric, from zero-emissions city cars to hypercars
28 Jun 2021
New Genesis electric coupe-SUV spotted testing
Genesis JW spied testing
SUV

New Genesis electric coupe-SUV spotted testing

Hyundai luxury spinoff brand’s latest electric car shares underpinnings with Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6; expected to enter production later in 2021
25 Jun 2021
2021 Dacia Spring electric car: UK launch still being considered
Dacia Spring
Dacia

2021 Dacia Spring electric car: UK launch still being considered

Dacia’s cut-price electric city car is one of the cheapest zero-emissions models in Europe, starting from just over £10,500 after government grants in…
24 Jun 2021
New 2022 Ferrari 296 GTB plug-in hybrid supercar unveiled
Ferrari 296 GTB
Ferrari

New 2022 Ferrari 296 GTB plug-in hybrid supercar unveiled

Ferrari’s new entry-level supercar produces 819bhp from its V6 engine and electric motor; it's set to take on the forthcoming McLaren Artura when it a…
24 Jun 2021
New 2021 DS 4 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid: pictures, details and on-sale date
DS 4 La Premiere edition
DS 4

New 2021 DS 4 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid: pictures, details and on-sale date

Online reservations for DS' new luxury plug-in hybrid hatchback have now opened, with deliveries expected to begin later this year; prices start from …
24 Jun 2021
New 2022 Honda Civic hybrid hatchback unveiled
New Honda Civic
Honda Civic

New 2022 Honda Civic hybrid hatchback unveiled

The next generation Honda Civic will only be available with the same e:HEV hybrid powertrain as the Jazz and HR-V; it's expected in showrooms by late …
24 Jun 2021
Jaguar E-Type is latest classic car to get electric conversion
Electrogenic Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe
Electric

Jaguar E-Type is latest classic car to get electric conversion

Electrogenic is offering three electric conversion packages for the E-Type, the first example of which will make its public debut at the 2021 London C…
24 Jun 2021
Skoda Enyaq iV police, fire and ambulance conversion to be offered from July
Skoda Enyaq iV emergency services
Skoda Enyaq iV

Skoda Enyaq iV police, fire and ambulance conversion to be offered from July

Electric SUV will join other models in Skoda range offered through emergency-services programme
23 Jun 2021
2021 Lexus UX 300e electric SUV: prices, details, specs and pictures
Lexus UX 300e
Lexus UX

2021 Lexus UX 300e electric SUV: prices, details, specs and pictures

Lexus has reduced the price of its UX 300e electric SUV, with the brand’s first-ever electric model now starting from £41,475
22 Jun 2021
New 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV: prices, specifications and on-sale date
Volvo XC40 electric SUV
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

New 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV: prices, specifications and on-sale date

Volvo’s first all-electric SUV is available to order online now, with a choice of three trim levels and prices starting from £49,950
22 Jun 2021
2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date
plug-in hybrid Audi A3
Audi A3

2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date

Audi A3 40 TFSI e and 45 TFSI e available to order now; plug-in hybrid powertrains only available in A3 Sportback, not saloon
21 Jun 2021
New 2021 Hyundai Tucson: prices, details, pictures and on-sale date
Hyundai Tucson hybrid
Hyundai Tucson

New 2021 Hyundai Tucson: prices, details, pictures and on-sale date

Full-hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants of Hyundai SUV are now available in sportier N Line and N Line S trims; plug-in starts from £39,330
18 Jun 2021
Tesla Model 3 police car: emergency services to trial electric model
Tesla Model 3 police car
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 police car: emergency services to trial electric model

Tesla makes test car available to emergency services for trials as part of government's Road To Zero strategy
17 Jun 2021
BMW hydrogen fuel-cell SUV begins real-world testing
BMW i Hydrogen NEXT SUV prototype
BMW X5

BMW hydrogen fuel-cell SUV begins real-world testing

BMW's hydrogen fuel-cell prototype has begun testing on European roads; brand expects production version to go on sale in 2025
16 Jun 2021
Polestar 3 electric SUV: new model to be produced in South Carolina
Polestar 3
Polestar

Polestar 3 electric SUV: new model to be produced in South Carolina

The third car from Polestar will be a large SUV to take on the Audi e-tron and Tesla Model X
16 Jun 2021
New 2021 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric: details, specs and on-sale date
SsangYong Korando e-Motion
SsangYong Korando

New 2021 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric: details, specs and on-sale date

The Korean brand’s first electric car will go on sale in Europe this August and will be followed up by a medium-sized electric SUV
15 Jun 2021