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New Polestar 2 driver-focused special edition with 469bhp revealed
Polestar 2 BST edition 270
Polestar 2

New Polestar 2 driver-focused special edition with 469bhp revealed

As the name BST edition 270 suggests, just 270 examples of the tuned Polestar 2 will be produced, priced from £68,900
2 Jun 2022
New 2022 Mercedes GLC SUV debuts with three plug-in hybrid options
New 2022 Mercedes GLC
Mercedes-Benz GLC

New 2022 Mercedes GLC SUV debuts with three plug-in hybrid options

Merc’s BMW X3 rival will be offered with a trio of plug-in hybrid powertrains, plus an infotainment setup from the latest S-Class limo
1 Jun 2022
New 2022 Lexus RX plug-in hybrid flagship SUV unveiled
Lexus RX 450h+
Lexus RX

New 2022 Lexus RX plug-in hybrid flagship SUV unveiled

The hybrid-only SUV features the latest infotainment setup from the NX and RZ, and plug-in power for the first time
1 Jun 2022
New BMW iX1 electric SUV revealed alongside new X1 PHEV
BMW iX1
BMW iX1

New BMW iX1 electric SUV revealed alongside new X1 PHEV

The Mercedes EQA and Volvo XC40 Recharge rival will get a 272-mile range and 130kW rapid charging; on-sale later in 2022
31 May 2022
Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV European debut set for June
Genesis Electrified GV70
Genesis GV70

Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV European debut set for June

The South Korean luxury carmaker’s BMW iX3 rival will be on display at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed
31 May 2022
New Genesis Electrified G80: price, specs and details
Genesis Electrified G80
Genesis G80

New Genesis Electrified G80: price, specs and details

The brand’s Mercedes EQE rival is priced from £65,805 in the UK, on sale from 6 June
31 May 2022
DeLorean Alpha5: an all-new electric sports car with gullwing doors
DeLorean Alpha5
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DeLorean Alpha5: an all-new electric sports car with gullwing doors

The Alpha5 electric sports car boasts four seats, over 300 miles of range and a three-second 0-62mph time
30 May 2022
Pop-up solar-powered charging hub launches in UK
Papilio3 charging hub
Charging

Pop-up solar-powered charging hub launches in UK

The Papilio3 is a modular solar charging unit that can be deployed anywhere in just 24 hours – providing charging for up to 12 electric cars
27 May 2022
New Smart #1 electric SUV: specs, range, on-sale date and prototype ride
Smart #1 prototype
Smart

New Smart #1 electric SUV: specs, range, on-sale date and prototype ride

New Kia Niro EV rival will kickstart a new line-up of Smart electric cars; order books open in December, but we’ve ridden shotgun in a prototype
27 May 2022
Rapid charging prices rise by 21%, but EVs are still cheaper to run
Gridserve Swansea
Charging

Rapid charging prices rise by 21%, but EVs are still cheaper to run

The cost of UK rapid charging has shot up in recent months, but petrol and diesel prices are rising even faster
26 May 2022
Renault Scenic to return as electric SUV in 2024
Renault Scenic Vision
Renault Scenic

Renault Scenic to return as electric SUV in 2024

Scenic Vision concept previews both the styling of the brand’s reborn large family car for 2024 and a range-extender hydrogen powertrain for use in fu…
25 May 2022
New Maxus T90EV is the first electric pickup truck on sale in the UK
Maxus T90EV
Maxus

New Maxus T90EV is the first electric pickup truck on sale in the UK

The Ford Ranger-sized electric pickup truck has a claimed range of 196 miles in city driving, with order books set to open in August
24 May 2022
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 eight-seater electric MPV to go on sale in UK in August
SAIC Maxus Mifa 9 MPV
Maxus

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

The Maxus Mifa 9 is an eight-seat electric MPV with a 323-mile range that'll go on sale in the UK later this year
24 May 2022
Citroen My Ami Cargo: pricing revealed for electric city LCV
Citroen My Ami Cargo
Citroen Ami

Citroen My Ami Cargo: pricing revealed for electric city LCV

The commercial version of Citroen’s electric city car will start from £7,995 when it goes on sale later this year alongside the regular two-seat Ami
24 May 2022
New Nissan Sakura is a compact electric city car for Japan
Nissan Sakura
Nissan

New Nissan Sakura is a compact electric city car for Japan

The compact zero-emissions kei car offers a range of 112 miles and starts from just over £11,000 in Japan
23 May 2022
New Mercedes Vision AMG previews performance arm’s electric future
Mercedes Vision AMG concept
Mercedes-Benz

New Mercedes Vision AMG previews performance arm’s electric future

More potent version of Mercedes Vision EQXX concept uses an all-new platform designed to underpin high-performance AMG electric cars
19 May 2022
New 2023 SsangYong Torres electric SUV previewed by design sketches
SsangYong Torres
SsangYong

New 2023 SsangYong Torres electric SUV previewed by design sketches

Europe will get a fully electric version of South Korean brand's forthcoming large SUV in late 2023
19 May 2022
GMC Hummer EV: electric pickup truck gets 329-mile EPA range
GMC Hummer EV pickup truck
Hummer

GMC Hummer EV: electric pickup truck gets 329-mile EPA range

Electric version of the 'Humvee' will be available in both SUV and pickup forms; Edition 1 models with 212.7kWh battery return up to 329 miles on a ch…
18 May 2022
Tesla Supercharger network opens to other EVs in the UK
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Tesla Supercharger
Tesla

Tesla Supercharger network opens to other EVs in the UK

15 stations and 158 chargers across the Supercharger network are now open for other electric-car users in the the UK
18 May 2022
Kia unveils large-scale electric van production plans
Kia PBV
Kia

Kia unveils large-scale electric van production plans

Korean firm aims to produce 100,000 electric 'purpose-built vehicles' (PBVs) a year, starting in 2025
18 May 2022
New 2022 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric SUV: prices, specs and details
SsangYong Korando e-Motion
SsangYong Korando

New 2022 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric SUV: prices, specs and details

SsangYong’s first electric car goes on sale in the UK in early 2022, with prices starting from £30,495; another three zero-emissions models are planne…
18 May 2022
BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid saloon and estate updated for 2022
New BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid saloon and estate updated for 2022

BMW’s hugely popular saloon and estate now feature dual-screen infotainment from the iX and refreshed styling; prices for the 330e start from £42,610
17 May 2022
Porsche Cayman and Boxster to go electric-only by 2025
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance
Porsche

Porsche Cayman and Boxster to go electric-only by 2025

New Cayman GT4 ePerformance racing-car concept further refines technology first seen on 2021's Mission R, previewing the next electric Porsche
16 May 2022
Survey: over half of EV drivers are concerned about charging infrastructure
Shell Fulham charging hub
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Survey: over half of EV drivers are concerned about charging infrastructure

Latest EV Driver Survey from Shell Recharge Solutions quizzed nearly 15,000 electric-car owners in several European countries
12 May 2022
New 2022 Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled; EV to follow
New Range Rover Sport
Land Rover Range Rover Sport

New 2022 Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled; EV to follow

Two versions of new Range Rover Sport PHEV will be available from launch, with a zero-emissions driving range of 70 miles; fully electric version arri…
10 May 2022
Honda ZR-V: new hybrid-only SUV launching in 2023
New Honda hybrid SUV
Honda

Honda ZR-V: new hybrid-only SUV launching in 2023

The new compact SUV is expected to use the same platform and hybrid powertrain as the latest 11th-generation Civic hatchback
10 May 2022
All-new Ford E-Transit Custom electric van unveiled
Ford E-Transit Custom
Ford Transit Custom

All-new Ford E-Transit Custom electric van unveiled

The fully electric version of the UK’s most popular vehicle will arrive in early 2023, with more details to be released later this year
9 May 2022
Skoda electric cars: first look at follow-ups to Enyaq iV SUV
Skoda EV teaser
Skoda

Skoda electric cars: first look at follow-ups to Enyaq iV SUV

Czech brand’s next three electric cars will be smaller than the Enyaq iV; entry-level EV will share platform with Cupra and Volkswagen models
6 May 2022
Volkswagen ID.1: First look at Polo-sized entry-level electric car
Volkswagen EV teaser
Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.1: First look at Polo-sized entry-level electric car

Volkswagen’s entry-level electric car will arrive in 2025, with a new sketch suggesting it’ll sport similar styling to the existing ID.3 hatchback
6 May 2022
Fisker Ronin: four-seat convertible electric GT targets 600-mile range, says CEO
Fisker Ronin
Electric

Fisker Ronin: four-seat convertible electric GT targets 600-mile range, says CEO

The zero-emissions convertible GT car will boast a range of around 600 miles, according to the brand’s CEO; the Tesla Roadster rival is set to debut i…
6 May 2022
Volkswagen ID.3 GTX electric hot hatchback expected in 2023
VW ID.X
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 GTX electric hot hatchback expected in 2023

The electric Golf GTI equivalent is expected to arrive as part of the ID.3’s mid-life facelift, with all-wheel drive and 295bhp output likely
5 May 2022
Disabled driver survey reveals potential barriers to EV adoption
disabled parking space sign
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Disabled driver survey reveals potential barriers to EV adoption

Enable project surveyed 1,000 drivers with a disability about switching to EVs; 71% voiced concerns about accessible infrastructure
5 May 2022
New 2022 Genesis GV60 electric coupe-SUV: price, specs and walkaround video
2022 Genesis GV60
Genesis GV60

New 2022 Genesis GV60 electric coupe-SUV: price, specs and walkaround video

Hyundai luxury spinoff brand’s latest electric car goes on sale on 6 June; prices from £47,005
5 May 2022
Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs make up 10.8% of April registrations
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Electric car sales UK 2022: EVs make up 10.8% of April registrations

UK new-car registrations in April 2022 were down nearly 16% on the same month last year, but the market share for electric models continues to be heal…
5 May 2022
New 2022 Subaru Solterra electric SUV: prices, specs and first-look video
Subaru Solterra
Subaru

New 2022 Subaru Solterra electric SUV: prices, specs and first-look video

Subaru’s first electric car is set to launch in July, featuring permanent all-wheel-drive and 289 miles of range; prices from £49,995
4 May 2022
Vauxhall Movano-e large electric van gets bigger battery for 2022
Vauxhall Movano-e
Vauxhall Movano

Vauxhall Movano-e large electric van gets bigger battery for 2022

The Movano-e sits above the Vivaro-e and Combo-e; for 2022, its battery size has been increased from 70 to 75kWh, giving an extra 15 miles of range
3 May 2022