PHEV

BMW 330e hybrid review
BMW 330e
BMW 3 Series

BMW 330e hybrid review

The latest BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid is a very accomplished all-rounder, combining driving enjoyment with ultra-low running costs for an appealing p…
25 Jan 2022
MINI Countryman hybrid review
MINI Countryman Hybrid
MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman hybrid review

The MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid is not only pretty cheap to run – particularly for business drivers – it’s desirable and good to drive, too
24 Jan 2022
Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 hybrid review
Volvo XC90 Recharge
Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 is a plug-in hybrid SUV with decent performance, seven-seat practicality and around 30 miles' electric running capability
21 Jan 2022
New 2022 Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid MPV: details, specs and prices
Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid
Volkswagen Multivan

New 2022 Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid MPV: details, specs and prices

The new seven-seater Multivan minibus replaces the Caravelle in Volkswagen's UK line-up, with prices for the plug-in eHybrid model starting from £48,0…
19 Jan 2022
Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid review
VW Multivan e-Hybrid
Volkswagen Multivan

Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid review

The latest generation of Volkswagen's iconic minibus now sits on a passenger-car platform and offers plug-in hybrid power
19 Jan 2022
Porsche Panamera hybrid review
Porsche Panamera hybrid
Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera hybrid review

The Porsche Panamera hybrid offers a tantalising blend of exhilarating performance and superb efficiency
19 Jan 2022
Mercedes A-Class hybrid review
Mercedes A 250 e
Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes A-Class hybrid review

The smallest plug-in that Mercedes makes, the A 250 e is also one of the most efficient. It's a great, if not overly exciting, company-car choice
19 Jan 2022
Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid review
Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid
Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid review

The plug-in hybrid VW Tiguan is comfortable and great to drive, while its efficiency numbers will appeal to business users
19 Jan 2022
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In

Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review

The already impressive Tucson has been elevated by the addition of a plug-in hybrid powertrain, although it costs a pretty penny more than the regular…
18 Jan 2022
DS 9 E-TENSE hybrid review
DS 9 E-TENSE
DS 9

DS 9 E-TENSE hybrid review

The plug-in hybrid DS 9 saloon is comfortable, luxurious, refined and loaded with kit – but looks too expensive on finance compared to German rivals
18 Jan 2022
New Alfa Romeo Tonale SUV spied testing ahead of 2022 debut
Alfa Romeo Tonale spy shot
News

New Alfa Romeo Tonale SUV spied testing ahead of 2022 debut

First revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the Tonale is expected to be offered with plug-in hybrid power
17 Jan 2022
New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid SUV unveiled
New 2022 Kia Niro
Kia Niro

New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid SUV unveiled

The next generation of Kia's family SUV will continue to be available with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric power; more details and prices will be …
17 Jan 2022
Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review
VW Passat Estate
Volkswagen Passat Estate

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review

The Passat GTE plug-in hybrid estate offers comfort, space and appealingly low running costs – especially for company-car users
13 Jan 2022
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review
Ford Kuga PHEV
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid

Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review

The latest Ford Kuga is available with a choice of powertrains – including a plug-in hybrid engine for the first time
12 Jan 2022
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid
Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review

Despite the extra weight of its hybrid system's batteries, the Jaguar F-Pace P400e remains one of the best cars in its class to drive – but it’s not p…
11 Jan 2022
Suzuki Across plug-in hybrid review
Suzuki Across
Suzuki Across

Suzuki Across plug-in hybrid review

The Suzuki Across is the Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid's identical twin. It has a high list price, but hits the right numbers for the company-car market
31 Dec 2021
Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V60 Recharge
Volvo V60

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review

A luxurious interior, sharp looks and low running costs make the Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid estate a desirable package, particularly for company-car dr…
23 Dec 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTE review
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf GTE review

It's a solid, efficient and desirable plug-in hybrid with hot-hatchback power, but the VW Golf GTE still has some flaws
22 Dec 2021
BMW X1 hybrid review
BMW X1
BMW X1

BMW X1 hybrid review

The BMW X1 xDrive25e is a plug-in hybrid SUV that's faster and more refined than its non-electrified siblings
21 Dec 2021
Skoda Octavia hybrid review
Skoda Octavia iV hybrid
Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia hybrid review

The Skoda Octavia iV plug-in hybrid family hatchback is an extremely sensible, practical and cheap-to-run choice
20 Dec 2021
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid
Cupra Leon

Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review

Can Cupra create a successful plug-in hot hatch from the same ingredients that make up the VW Golf GTE?
14 Dec 2021
2022 DrivingElectric Awards: the winners
DE Awards
News

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
Peugeot 308 Hybrid review
Peugeot 308 Hybrid
Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 Hybrid review

This plug-in Volkswagen Golf rival stands out thanks to its styling, interior and handling – however, its boot capacity and rear cabin space aren't cl…
7 Dec 2021
Renault Captur E-TECH plug-in hybrid review
Renault Captur E-TECH Hybrid
Renault Captur Plug-In

Renault Captur E-TECH plug-in hybrid review

The Renault Captur E-TECH is a small plug-in hybrid SUV that promises a 32-mile electric range – but does it do enough to stand out in an increasingly…
7 Dec 2021
Jeep Compass 4xe review
Jeep Compass 4xe
Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass 4xe review

Despite improvements to the Compass' cabin and infotainment, Jeep's plug-in hybrid SUV still falls behind rivals in some areas
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
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid
Citroen C5 Aircross

Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

The C5 Aircross Hybrid is yet another option for company-car users after a plug-in SUV. It's cheap to run, but beaten by rivals in some respects
29 Nov 2021
BMW 545e xDrive hybrid review
BMW 545e
BMW 545e

BMW 545e xDrive hybrid review

These days, there are two plug-in hybrid versions of the BMW 5 Series executive saloon. Is the more powerful 545e worth the extra over the 530e?
24 Nov 2021
Lexus NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid review
Lexus NX 450h+
Lexus NX 450h+

Lexus NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid review

Lexus' first plug-in hybrid offers class-leading efficiency, great refinement and a 40-mile electric range. It should make company-car drivers take no…
18 Nov 2021
MG HS Plug-In review
MG HS Plug-In
MG HS

MG HS Plug-In review

The MG HS Plug-In is a good-value hybrid family SUV, although it lacks the polish of many of its rivals in certain areas
9 Nov 2021
BMW 225xe hybrid (2015-2021) review
BMW 225xe
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

BMW 225xe hybrid (2015-2021) review

One of very few hybrid MPVs available, the BMW 225xe is well worth a look for economy-minded family buyers, but it's due to be replaced very soon
9 Nov 2021
Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid review
Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid
Peugeot 508 SW

Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid review

Practical, good looking and frugal (provided you plug it in), the 508 SW Hybrid is a compelling alternative to similarly specified SUVs
3 Nov 2021
Peugeot 508 Hybrid review
Peugeot 508 Hybrid
Peugeot 508

Peugeot 508 Hybrid review

Peugeot's 508 plug-in hybrid executive saloon is a good effort; it hits all the right notes for company users, but seems a little too expensive for pr…
3 Nov 2021