Electric cars

Best plug-in hybrids 2021
Best PHEV cars
Electric cars

Best plug-in hybrids 2021

The plug-in hybrid market has grown exponentially in recent years. Here are our top 10 electrified favourites.
4 Aug 2021
Electric car charging in the UK
Mk1 Nissan Leaf Charging
Electric cars

Electric car charging in the UK

The UK’s electric car charging infrastructure has changed substantially in the past 12 months but can it make an EV suit your lifestyle?
4 Aug 2021
New 2022 Mercedes EQE confirmed for Munich Motor Show reveal
Mercedes EQE teaser
Mercedes EQE

New 2022 Mercedes EQE confirmed for Munich Motor Show reveal

Pure-electric E-Class sibling will make motor show debut this September
29 Jul 2021
New Mercedes EQE SUV confirmed for launch in 2022
Mercedes EQE
Mercedes

New Mercedes EQE SUV confirmed for launch in 2022

Mercedes has announced it will launch the pure-electric EQE SUV next year, and our exclusive images preview how it could look
26 Jul 2021
Reborn AC Cobra gets 308bhp pure-electric powertrain
AC Cobra electric S1
AC Cobra

Reborn AC Cobra gets 308bhp pure-electric powertrain

The iconic AC Cobra has gone electric, offering buyers a 0-62mph time of roughly four seconds and a maximum range of 150 miles
23 Jul 2021
New Mercedes Vision EQXX: 620-mile prototype EV teased
Mercedes EQXX
Mercedes

New Mercedes Vision EQXX: 620-mile prototype EV teased

The Mercedes Vision EQXX will be officially unveiled next year, boasting the longest range of any electric vehicle to date
23 Jul 2021
New Skoda Enyaq: the complete guide to Skoda's first bespoke electric car
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 - front static
Skoda Enyaq

New Skoda Enyaq: the complete guide to Skoda's first bespoke electric car

We speak to Skoda’s chief executive officer about the Enyaq and the future of electric cars for the brand
22 Jul 2021

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New long-range MG 5 EV on sale now from £26,495
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Electric cars

New long-range MG 5 EV on sale now from £26,495

The MG 5 EV can now be specified with a larger 61.1kWh battery pack, which boosts the estate’s maximum range to 250 miles
20 Jul 2021
New 2023 BMW 5 Series caught on camera for the first time
BMW 5 series spy - front
BMW 5 Series

New 2023 BMW 5 Series caught on camera for the first time

The next-generation BMW 5 Series will go on sale in 2023 and will be available with an all-electric i5 variant
15 Jul 2021
Stellantis announces new £21.7 billion electrification drive
Stellantis logo
News

Stellantis announces new £21.7 billion electrification drive

The group will broaden its electrified line-up over the next decade, with four new dedicated electric platforms scheduled for production
8 Jul 2021
Best electric cars to buy 2021
Best electric cars
Electric cars

Best electric cars to buy 2021

There are more electric cars than ever to choose from, so we've picked some of the best you can buy in the UK now
7 Jul 2021
Volkswagen launches over-the-air updates for electric ID. models
VW ID. over-the-air updates
News

Volkswagen launches over-the-air updates for electric ID. models

Volkswagen ID. model owners get free software upgrades, but future updates could introduce paid-for services
6 Jul 2021
Nissan Leaf replacement to be built in Sunderland at £1bn EV36Zero hub
Nissan electric car concept
Nissan Leaf Hatchback

Nissan Leaf replacement to be built in Sunderland at £1bn EV36Zero hub

Nissan is bringing major new investment to the north-east of England with a £1billion battery and vehicle manufacturing hub
1 Jul 2021
Bargain Dacia Spring EV could still come to the UK
Dacia Spring
Dacia

Bargain Dacia Spring EV could still come to the UK

Dacia still weighing up a right-hand-drive conversion for is ultra low cost electric car
24 Jun 2021
New 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge EV on sale priced from £49,950
Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge - front
Volvo XC40

New 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge EV on sale priced from £49,950

Volvo has revised the electric XC40’s pricing and trim-level structure, with a simplified three-tier system
22 Jun 2021
BMW i Hydrogen NEXT SUV begins real-world testing
BMW i Hydrogen - front
BMW

BMW i Hydrogen NEXT SUV begins real-world testing

Testing has begun on the new BMW i Hydrogen NEXT fuel cell vehicle on European roads under everyday driving conditions
16 Jun 2021
'I was cynical about Hyundai's aim to be the world's 2nd biggest carmaker, not now'
Opinion Genesis Hyundai Ioniq
Opinion

'I was cynical about Hyundai's aim to be the world's 2nd biggest carmaker, not now'

Steve Fowler is impressed by Hyundai's electric cars, its N division and now its luxury Genesis brand
16 Jun 2021
New Polestar 3: big electric SUV getting set for 2022 launch
Polestar 3
Polestar 3 SUV

New Polestar 3: big electric SUV getting set for 2022 launch

Upcoming Polestar 3 to use new SPA2 platform and feature new design language and will target the Jaguar I-Pace and Mercedes EQC
16 Jun 2021
New 2022 BMW 7 Series out and about in less camo
BMW 7 Series - front spy
BMW 7 Series Saloon

New 2022 BMW 7 Series out and about in less camo

Finer details upcoming BMW 7 Series flagship saloon revealed, such as a new front splitter and rear valance
16 Jun 2021
New SsangYong Korando e-Motion breaks cover with electric power
SsangYong Korando EV
Electric cars

New SsangYong Korando e-Motion breaks cover with electric power

The new SsangYong Korando compact electric SUV will be on sale later in 2021, says the financially stricken South Korean manufacturer
15 Jun 2021
New all-electric 2021 Peugeot e-Rifter on sale now priced from £30,375
Peugeot e-Rifter - main
News

New all-electric 2021 Peugeot e-Rifter on sale now priced from £30,375

Peugeot e-Rifter can carry up to seven passengers and cover 172 miles on a single charge
14 Jun 2021
UN report highlights ethical problems with electric cars
Electric car charging
News

UN report highlights ethical problems with electric cars

Analysis reveals lithium refining takes 65 per cent of Chilean region’s water, while 40,000 child miners dig for cobalt in DRC
14 Jun 2021
'The hydrogen underdog disruptor is back in town'
Toyota Mirai opinion
Opinion

'The hydrogen underdog disruptor is back in town'

Mike Rutherford says hydrogen-powered cars could still be a frequent sight on UK roads
13 Jun 2021
New 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid launched with 1,006bhp
Tesla Model S facelift - front
Tesla Model S

New 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid launched with 1,006bhp

Range-topping version of the Tesla Model S officially unveiled, with a sprint time of 0-60mph in less than two seconds
10 Jun 2021
Renault ElectriCity: Europe’s biggest electric car production centre is born
Renault ElectricCity
Renault

Renault ElectriCity: Europe’s biggest electric car production centre is born

Renault has reorganised its French factories in preparation for the new Megane E-Tech Electric, as well as the upcoming Renault 4 and 5
9 Jun 2021
UK motorway EV charging network sold to Gridserve
Gridserve
News

UK motorway EV charging network sold to Gridserve

The Hitachi-backed company, which already owned a 25 percent stake in the network, has bought the rest of business from Ecotricity
9 Jun 2021
New 2021 BMW iX electric SUV priced from £69,905
BMW iX- front
BMW iX

New 2021 BMW iX electric SUV priced from £69,905

The new BMW iX electric SUV will get two battery sizes in the UK when it arrives in November, with ranges of 257 miles and 380 miles
1 Jun 2021
Hippo, Bento, Duo and Limo - Renault Mobilize model name trademarks revealed
Mobilize EZ-1 - front
Renault

Hippo, Bento, Duo and Limo - Renault Mobilize model name trademarks revealed

Renault has filed four trademarks for its new Mobilize car-sharing service, suggesting the cars will be called Duo, Bento, Limo and Hippo
27 May 2021
Honda e review
Honda e
Honda e

Honda e review

The retro-styled Honda e provides a cool, classy take on the small electric car.
17 May 2021
Volkswagen ID.4 lineup gains new City and Style variants
Volkswagen ID.4 - front
Volkswagen ID.4

Volkswagen ID.4 lineup gains new City and Style variants

Entry-level Volkswagen ID.4 City model qualifies for UK’s amended plug-in car grant
13 May 2021
New 2021 Mercedes EQA range expands with four-wheel-drive variants
Mercedes EQA - front
Mercedes EQA

New 2021 Mercedes EQA range expands with four-wheel-drive variants

Two dual-motor electric drivetrains now offered on the Mercedes EQA crossover, with either 225bhp or 288bhp
11 May 2021
Facelifted BMW iX3 SUV spotted ahead of 2022 launch
BMW iX3 - front
BMW iX3

Facelifted BMW iX3 SUV spotted ahead of 2022 launch

The iX3 will soon receive some minor styling tweaks, to keep its design consistent with its soon-to-be updated petrol-powered X3
10 May 2021
New 2023 Porsche Macan EV teased in development programme images
Porsche Macan EV
Porsche Macan

New 2023 Porsche Macan EV teased in development programme images

Porsche goes on the record with its upcoming all-electric Macan, which will launch in 2023
10 May 2021
New 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5: UK prices and specs confirmed
Ioniq 5 - front
Hyundai

New 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5: UK prices and specs confirmed

Boxy all-electric Ioniq 5 crossover is priced from £36,995 and has a maximum range of 300 miles
7 May 2021