Electric cars

Chinese-made Ora Cat 01 electric car set for UK launch
Ora Cat 01 - front
Electric cars

Chinese-made Ora Cat 01 electric car set for UK launch

The all-electric Ora Cat will go on sale in December, with a starting price of around £25,000 and a maximum range of 261 miles
29 Oct 2021
New Kia EV6 2021 review
Kia EV6 front tracking
Kia EV6

New Kia EV6 2021 review

With a sporty drive, 300-plus miles of range and plenty of tech - could the new Kia EV6 be one of the best electric cars on sale?
19 Oct 2021
New 2022 Tesla Model Y: prices start from £54,990 in the UK
Tesla Model Y
Tesla Model Y

New 2022 Tesla Model Y: prices start from £54,990 in the UK

Just two versions of the Tesla Model Y SUV will be offered – a Long Range model with a 315-mile range and a Performance version with a 298-mile range
15 Oct 2021
Updated MG 5 EV launched for 2022 with 249-mile range
MG 5 EV - front
MG MG5

Updated MG 5 EV launched for 2022 with 249-mile range

MG has unveiled a restyled version of its electric estate for Europe – but there’s no word yet on when it’ll reach the UK
12 Oct 2021
Citroen C4 and electric e-C4 receive updates for 2022
Citroen e-C4 - front
Citroen C4

Citroen C4 and electric e-C4 receive updates for 2022

Citroen brings spec revisions and design changes to its C4 hatchback, and improved ‘real world’ range for the e-C4 Electric
8 Oct 2021
Audi e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan 4S
Audi e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan 4S
Audi e-tron GT

Audi e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan 4S

If you want an EV but you're also a keen driver, the Audi e-tron GT and Porsche Taycan 4S are tempting propositions - but which is best?
22 Sep 2021
Tesla Model S Plaid claims Nurbugring lap record for a production EV
Tesla Model S facelift - front
Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Plaid claims Nurbugring lap record for a production EV

Tesla founder Elon Musk claims “unmodified” high-performance Model S saloon has set a 7min 31sec lap time around the ‘ring
10 Sep 2021
New Vauxhall Astra-e: electric hatchback set for 2023 launch
Vauxhall Astra PHEV - full front
Vauxhall Astra

New Vauxhall Astra-e: electric hatchback set for 2023 launch

The new all-electric Vauxhall Astra-e will join the hatchback's line-up in 2023, and could boast a range of around 250 miles
1 Sep 2021
New Mercedes EQS 2021 review
New Mercedes EQS 2021 review - front
Mercedes EQS

New Mercedes EQS 2021 review

We find out of the new Mercedes EQS can rival the likes of the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan
16 Aug 2021
Vauxhall offers 30,000 miles of free charging with EV models
Vauxhall Corsa-e - cornering front
Vauxhall

Vauxhall offers 30,000 miles of free charging with EV models

Vauxhall extends 3-year/30,000 mile charging deal as part of wider EV push
12 Aug 2021
New Renault Zoe Riviera Limited Edition launched
New Renault Zoe Riviera Limited Edition launched
Renault Zoe Hatchback

New Renault Zoe Riviera Limited Edition launched

Special edition pure-electric Renault Zoe Riviera hatchback limited to just 300 units on sale in the UK
11 Aug 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 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
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
Volkswagen launches over-the-air updates for electric ID. models
VW ID. over-the-air updates
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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
'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
UN report highlights ethical problems with electric cars
Electric car charging
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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
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

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
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
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
Jaguar I-Pace review
Jaguar I-Pace - front
Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace review

The Jaguar I-Pace SUV is still one of the very best electric cars on sale
5 May 2021
New Lexus UX 300e 2021 review
Lexus UX 300e - front
Lexus UX

New Lexus UX 300e 2021 review

Can the new all-electric Lexus UX 300e stand out from the electric SUV crowd?
27 Apr 2021
New Volkswagen ID.3: entry-level Pure Performance joins line-up
VW ID.3 Pure
Volkswagen ID.3

New Volkswagen ID.3: entry-level Pure Performance joins line-up

Volkswagen’s most affordable ID.3 is on sale now, priced from £28,370, offering a maximum range of 217 miles
14 Apr 2021
MG Cyberster: first pictures of roadster concept released
MG Cyberster concept
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MG Cyberster: first pictures of roadster concept released

Following on from its design renders, MG has released some photos of the Cyberster concept, giving us a better look at the car’s styling
9 Apr 2021
New 2022 BMW iX1 electric SUV spied
BMW iX1 - front
BMW iX1

New 2022 BMW iX1 electric SUV spied

New BMW iX1 electric crossover will launch next year, sitting alongside the petrol-powered X1 in the company’s line-up
8 Apr 2021
New SEAT urban EV to arrive by 2025
SEAT Urban EV - exclusive image
News

New SEAT urban EV to arrive by 2025

The new SEAT Urban EV aimed at bringing “electromobility to the masses” and our exclusive image previews how it could look
31 Mar 2021