Plug-in hybrid cars

Electric car registrations slow despite overall new car sales growth
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Electric car registrations slow despite overall new car sales growth

Pure-electric car take-up was steady in November 2023 with plug-in hybrids surging in popularity
5 Dec 2023
BMW 3 Series review
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BMW 3 Series review

The BMW 3 Series offers fine performance, driving dynamics, technology and refinement, but electric rivals are catching up
4 Dec 2023
New BMW X5 xDrive50e review: plug-in hybrid power enhances an already solid SUV package
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New BMW X5 xDrive50e review: plug-in hybrid power enhances an already solid SUV package

Updates to the BMW X5 only consolidate an impressive all-round package, bolstered by this excellent plug-in powertrain
1 Dec 2023
Alfa Romeo slashes prices across entire range!
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Alfa Romeo slashes prices across entire range!

Italian firm claims savings of over £4,000 across Tonale, Giulia and Stelvio models, with new trim structure and extra kit
29 Nov 2023
You can buy the new Peugeot 3008 and all-electric E-3008 now
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You can buy the new Peugeot 3008 and all-electric E-3008 now

Prices for Peugeot’s rakish mid-size SUV start from £34,650, or £45,850 for the E-3008 electric model
23 Nov 2023
Mercedes GLE 400e AMG Line review: plug-in hybrid SUV struggles in talented field
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Mercedes GLE 400e AMG Line review: plug-in hybrid SUV struggles in talented field

Mercedes take on the high-end plug-in SUV places more emphasis on EV attributes than its rivals – for better and for worse
21 Nov 2023
Kia XCeed review
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Kia XCeed review

The jacked-up Kia XCeed adds some extra practicality to the Ceed model family
17 Nov 2023
New Volkswagen Touareg R 2023 review: a low-key hot SUV
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New Volkswagen Touareg R 2023 review: a low-key hot SUV

VW’s top-spec Touareg R is fast and refined but lacks star power at its punchy £80k price
13 Nov 2023
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer review
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Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer review

Stylish looks, impressive technology, and various engine options make the Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer a fine estate car choice
13 Nov 2023
New Toyota Prius 2023 review: the hybrid superstar now coming to the UK
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New Toyota Prius 2023 review: the hybrid superstar now coming to the UK

Toyota has changed its mind and is now bringing the new Prius to the UK, we find out if this is cause for celebration
6 Nov 2023
New Skoda Superb grows in size and turns up the style
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New Skoda Superb grows in size and turns up the style

The new Skoda Superb features petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid powertrains, but there will be no all-electric model
2 Nov 2023
Lamborghini Urus plug-in hybrid spied showing off new styling elements
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Lamborghini Urus plug-in hybrid spied showing off new styling elements

A high performance Lamborghini Urus plug-in powertrain will borrow tech from Porsche
1 Nov 2023
New Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid 2023 review: a relaxing SUV that packs a punch
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New Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid 2023 review: a relaxing SUV that packs a punch

The VW Touareg isn’t the most glamorous of SUVs, but it’s superbly built and comes with outstanding comfort and refinement
1 Nov 2023
Confirmed: the new Toyota Prius is coming to the UK after all
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Confirmed: the new Toyota Prius is coming to the UK after all

There was no intention for the fifth-generation Toyota Prius to be sold in the UK, but Toyota has backtracked on its decision
31 Oct 2023
Mazda CX-60 PHEV: long-term test review
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Mazda CX-60 PHEV: long-term test review

Final report: has Mazda hit the bullseye with its first plug-in hybrid?
27 Oct 2023
New Mazda MX-30 R-EV 2023 review: the rotary engine returns
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New Mazda MX-30 R-EV 2023 review: the rotary engine returns

The electric MX-30 has always been hampered by its limited range, but now Mazda has introduced a rotary plug-in hybrid powertrain
25 Oct 2023
Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid Coupe GT Package review: long on name, big on ability
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Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid Coupe GT Package review: long on name, big on ability

The most powerful of Porsche’s SUVs promises sports car thrills with room for the dog
23 Oct 2023
Don't buy that SUV just yet! The new BMW 5 Series Touring is almost here
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Don't buy that SUV just yet! The new BMW 5 Series Touring is almost here

BMW teases the next-generation 5 Series estate ahead of its 2024 launch
18 Oct 2023
New Lamborghini Revuelto 2023 review
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New Lamborghini Revuelto 2023 review

The stunning Lamborghini Revuelto breaks new ground for the iconic supercar brand
12 Oct 2023
Mazda MX-30 review
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Mazda MX-30 review

The Mazda MX-30 is stylish, fun to drive and decent value; R-EV plug-in hybrid makes the most sense because the EV version’s range is limited
10 Oct 2023
BMW 7 Series review
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BMW 7 Series review

Divisive styling doesn’t change the fact that the BMW 7 Series is one of the most impressive luxury vehicles on sale today
5 Oct 2023
New Toyota C-HR: pricing revealed for second instalment of funky hybrid crossover
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New Toyota C-HR: pricing revealed for second instalment of funky hybrid crossover

The C-HR looks to conquer the tough small SUV segment with eye-catching looks and new technology
5 Oct 2023
Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid shows its sporty side with GR Sport makeover
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Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid shows its sporty side with GR Sport makeover

The 302bhp RAV4 GR Sport is on sale now with a slew of bespoke tweaks
5 Oct 2023
Mercedes S-Class review
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Mercedes S-Class review

The once imperious quality of the Mercedes S-Class may have slipped a little, but the technical highlights are typically eye-catching
4 Oct 2023
BMW 7 Series vs Mercedes S-Class: 2023 twin test review
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BMW 7 Series vs Mercedes S-Class: 2023 twin test review

We stretch out in the new BMW 7 Series and Mercedes S-Class to find a luxury champ
30 Sep 2023
New Mercedes GLA 2023 facelift review
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New Mercedes GLA 2023 facelift review

The Mercedes GLA has been updated, but the plug-in hybrid GLA 250 e model is hard to recommend at this price point
29 Sep 2023
UK buyers can now get BMW's 530e and 550e xDrive plug-in hybrids
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UK buyers can now get BMW's 530e and 550e xDrive plug-in hybrids

BMW’s pair of plug-in 5 Series models add more options to growing range
27 Sep 2023
Audi RS 7 Sportback vs Porsche Panamera: 2023 twin test review
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Audi RS 7 Sportback vs Porsche Panamera: 2023 twin test review

Ultra-fast executive models from Audi and Porsche go head to head
25 Sep 2023
New Ford Ranger PHEV set to join pick-up’s range
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New Ford Ranger PHEV set to join pick-up’s range

The Ford Ranger pick-up will get a plug-in hybrid powertrain for the first time, but it won’t arrive until 2025
19 Sep 2023
Range Rover Velar vs Volvo XC60: 2023 twin test review
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Range Rover Velar vs Volvo XC60: 2023 twin test review

Can the updated Range Rover Velar beat the Volvo XC60 in PHEV guise?
16 Sep 2023
Best EV charging apps 2023
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Best EV charging apps 2023

We reveal the best electric vehicle apps for helping find public charging spots
13 Sep 2023
New Toyota Century SUV: sporty GRMN and convertible versions in the offing
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New Toyota Century SUV: sporty GRMN and convertible versions in the offing

Toyota’s iconic Century name enters the luxury SUV market for the first time but it’s not coming to the UK
7 Sep 2023
New 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT Concept E Performance arrives
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New 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT Concept E Performance arrives

Mercedes has previewed the plug-in hybrid version of the AMG GT sports car in Munich
6 Sep 2023
New BYD Seal U SUV set for UK launch as a plug-in hybrid
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New BYD Seal U SUV set for UK launch as a plug-in hybrid

The range of BYD models available to UK customers will grow again with the Seal U arriving early next year in plug-in hybrid form. Pure EV versions wi…
5 Sep 2023
New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer PHEV 2023 review
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New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer PHEV 2023 review

The lower-powered Vauxhall Astra PHEV estate promises to be the sweet spot in the range
30 Aug 2023
Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid revealed as new range-topper
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Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid revealed as new range-topper

The new 728bhp Porsche Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid arrives to sit at the top of the SUV's range
28 Aug 2023