Hybrid cars

New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 2022 review
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer - front
Road tests

New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 2022 review

The new Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is a good all-round package, but fails to stand out against some talented estate rivals
1 Jul 2022
New Nissan Qashqai e-Power 2022 review
Nissan Qashqai e-Power - front
Road tests

New Nissan Qashqai e-Power 2022 review

We try out the new Nissan Qashqai e-Power, which boasts a 1.5-litre petrol engine that's used as a generator to power a pure-electric motor
30 Jun 2022
New Toyota Corolla prototype review
Toyota Corolla prototype - front
Road tests

New Toyota Corolla prototype review

We try out the updated Toyota Corolla hybrid ahead of its official arrival
30 Jun 2022
New 2022 Honda Civic e:HEV hybrid revealed for Europe
Honda Civic e-HEV - front tracking
News

New 2022 Honda Civic e:HEV hybrid revealed for Europe

The new Honda Civic will be built in Japan and exported to the UK following the shutdown of the brand’s Swindon factory
28 Jun 2022
New Honda Civic 2022 review
Honda Civic - front
Road tests

New Honda Civic 2022 review

The all-new hybrid Honda Civic has finally arrived, but what’s like from behind the wheel? We find out…
28 Jun 2022
New 2022 DS 7 Crossback facelift unveiled with 355bhp plug-in option
DS 7 Crossback - front
News

New 2022 DS 7 Crossback facelift unveiled with 355bhp plug-in option

The flagship DS 7 Crossback SUV has been updated with revised styling, an upgraded infotainment system and a new plug-in hybrid version
27 Jun 2022
New BMW XM super SUV spotted testing ahead of September launch
BMW XM - cornering
News

New BMW XM super SUV spotted testing ahead of September launch

Based on the wild Concept XM, the sporty BMW XM will feature plug-in hybrid power
24 Jun 2022

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New 2023 Peugeot 408 heralds all-new body style for French brand
Peugeot 408 - front
News

New 2023 Peugeot 408 heralds all-new body style for French brand

Peugeot’s new 408 crossover will launch as a plug-in hybrid
22 Jun 2022
Honda HR-V: long-term test review
Honda HR-V long term test: Chris Rosamond with Honda representative
Honda HR-V

Honda HR-V: long-term test review

First report: Practical, sporty and frugal SUV makes a good first impression as it joins fleet
18 Jun 2022
New Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid 2022 review
VW Multivan eHybrid 2022
Volkswagen Multivan

New Volkswagen Multivan eHybrid 2022 review

The plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Multivan MPV offers comfort, refinement and acres of space
17 Jun 2022
New Nissan Juke Hybrid 2022 review
Nissan Juke Hybrid - front tracking
Nissan Juke

New Nissan Juke Hybrid 2022 review

Nissan electrifies the Juke with hybrid power, making it the most appealing model in the line-up
15 Jun 2022
UK plug-in car grant axed
Plug-in hybrid
News

UK plug-in car grant axed

Drivers will no longer receive financial support from the Government when buying an electric car
14 Jun 2022
New Audi A6 Avant 50 TFSI e 2022 review
Audi A6 PHEV
Audi A6 Avant

New Audi A6 Avant 50 TFSI e 2022 review

Audi now offers efficient plug-in hybrid tech in its biggest estate
10 Jun 2022
New Nissan Juke Hybrid starts from £27,250
Nissan Juke Hybrid - tracking
Nissan Juke

New Nissan Juke Hybrid starts from £27,250

Nissan’s ever-popular Juke small SUV gets a bump in efficiency
9 Jun 2022
New Ferrari SF90 Versione Speciale spied again
Ferrari SF90 VS test car spyshot 1
Ferrari SF90 Stradale

New Ferrari SF90 Versione Speciale spied again

The SF90 is Ferrari’s flagship model and this new ‘Versione Speciale’ could be an even faster variant
9 Jun 2022
New DS 4 E-Tense 2022 review
DS 4 E-Tense - front
DS 4

New DS 4 E-Tense 2022 review

Is the new DS 4 the best car yet from the French brand? We hit the road in the new plug-in hybrid E-Tense model to find out…
7 Jun 2022
Nissan Qashqai updated for 2022 with design tweaks and extra equipment
2022 updated Nissan Qashqai - front
Nissan Qashqai

Nissan Qashqai updated for 2022 with design tweaks and extra equipment

A raft of small revisions bring Nissan’s crossover into line with brand’s latest design themes
6 Jun 2022
Stunning new Lynk & Co The Next Day concept previews brand’s cars of tomorrow
Lynk and Co The Next Day - front
Lynk & Co

Stunning new Lynk & Co The Next Day concept previews brand’s cars of tomorrow

The bold new Lynk & Co The Next Day concept car debuts an advanced new plug-in hybrid powertrain and some crazy doors
6 Jun 2022
Renault Captur E-Tech: long-term test review
Renault Capture E-Tech: Christ Rosamond with Captur (bonnet open)
Renault Captur SUV

Renault Captur E-Tech: long-term test review

Final report: We look back on six months with our easy-going and practical hybrid crossover
6 Jun 2022
Toyota Yaris Cross: long-term test review
Toyota Yaris Cross First report - James Brodie with Yaris Cross on riverbank
Toyota Yaris Cross

Toyota Yaris Cross: long-term test review

First report: Fuel-sipping baby hybrid is making a good first impression
5 Jun 2022
New 2022 Lexus RX SUV arrives with bold look to take on the BMW X5
Lexus RX - front
Lexus RX

New 2022 Lexus RX SUV arrives with bold look to take on the BMW X5

The large Lexus RX SUV comes with plug-in and conventional hybrid power, plus a totally revamped interior
1 Jun 2022
New 2022 Mercedes GLC arrives with three plug-in hybrids
Mercedes GLC - front
Mercedes GLC

New 2022 Mercedes GLC arrives with three plug-in hybrids

The new second-generation Mercedes GLC gets a fully electrified line-up alongside a totally revamped interior
1 Jun 2022
New Peugeot 308 Hybrid 180 2022 review
Peugeot 308 Hybrid - front
Peugeot 308

New Peugeot 308 Hybrid 180 2022 review

Is the more modest 178bhp Peugeot 308 PHEV the pick of the new hatchback's range? We find out...
26 May 2022
Honda HR-V review
Honda HR-V - front
Honda HR-V

Honda HR-V review

There’s plenty to like about the Honda HR-V, but it’s expensive to buy and is eclipsed by the very best in class
25 May 2022
New Mercedes C 300 e 2022 review
2022 Mercedes C 300 e - front tracking
Mercedes C-Class Saloon

New Mercedes C 300 e 2022 review

The Mercedes C300 e plug-in hybrid offers superb low running costs and a real feeling of quality throughout
25 May 2022
New Peugeot 308 SW 2022 review
Peugeot 308 SW - front
Peugeot 308 SW

New Peugeot 308 SW 2022 review

The Peugeot 308 SW’s upmarket push brings in plug-in hybrid tech – and higher prices
24 May 2022
Driving the Nissan Juke Hybrid Rally Tribute in the desert
Nissan Juke Hybrid Rally Tribute - front
Nissan Juke

Driving the Nissan Juke Hybrid Rally Tribute in the desert

The hybrid Nissan Juke Rally Tribute crossover pays homage to the rally-winning Datsun 240Z sports car
18 May 2022
Peugeot 508 SW PSE vs BMW 330e Touring: 2022 twin test review
Peugeot 508 SW Sport Engineered vs BMW 330e xDrive Touring - both cars side by side
Car group tests

Peugeot 508 SW PSE vs BMW 330e Touring: 2022 twin test review

Peugeot’s premium push is putting it in direct competition with big players in that market. We pitch its new 508 PSE performance estate against BMW’s …
16 May 2022
New BMW XM prototype review
BMW XM prototype - front
BMW XM

New BMW XM prototype review

We try out a prototype version of the 644bhp BMW XM plug-in hybrid SUV ahead of its official arrival
15 May 2022
DS 7 Crossback E-Tense: long term test review
DS 7 Long Term Test - Steve Walker holding Macbook next to DS 7
DS 7 Crossback

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense: long term test review

First report: can the DS 7 cut the premium SUV mustard? Let’s find out
14 May 2022
New Fiat Tipo Hybrid 2022 review
New Fiat Tipo Hybrid 2022 - front
Fiat Tipo

New Fiat Tipo Hybrid 2022 review

The Fiat Tipo gets hybrid power for the first time, but does electrification take it to the next level?
13 May 2022
New Fiat 500X Hybrid 2022 review
2022 Fiat 500X Hybrid - front tracking
Fiat 500 X

New Fiat 500X Hybrid 2022 review

A stylish SUV coupled with an electrified powertrain should make the new Fiat 500X hybrid an automatic success, but there are plenty of well-rounded a…
13 May 2022
New Lexus UX 250 Takumi 2022 review
Lexus UX 250 Takumi - front tracking
Lexus UX

New Lexus UX 250 Takumi 2022 review

The UX 250 has been updated for 2022, but can this push it to the top of the class?
12 May 2022
​Honda ZR-V hybrid SUV to arrive in 2023
Honda ZR-V badge text teaser
Honda

​Honda ZR-V hybrid SUV to arrive in 2023

Honda has confirmed the ‘ZR-V’ name for its new compact SUV, which will sit between the HR-V and SUV
10 May 2022