Hybrid cars

New Lexus UX 250h 2020 review
Lexus UX - front tracking
Lexus UX SUV

New Lexus UX 250h 2020 review

We find out if the new four-wheel drive Lexus UX 250h Takumi E-Four is the pick of Lexus' small SUV lineup
7 Oct 2020
New Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid 2020 review
Volkswagen Tiguan

New Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid 2020 review

We find out if the new Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid can be competitive in the tough hybrid SUV genre
2 Oct 2020
Honda Jazz vs Toyota Yaris
Hybrid cars

Honda Jazz vs Toyota Yaris

It's a battle for small hybrid supremacy as we test the Toyota Yaris against the Honda Jazz
28 Sep 2020
'Make plug-in hybrids work for their eco credentials'
Opinion

'Make plug-in hybrids work for their eco credentials'

Deputy editor John McIlroy thinks a smarter taxation and incentive system would make plug-in hybrid owners drive more efficiently
24 Sep 2020
New Kia Sorento HEV 2020 review
Kia Sorento

New Kia Sorento HEV 2020 review

The new Kia Sorento HEV combines a 1.6-litre petrol engine with an electric motor for 227bhp, but is it the pick of the range?
23 Sep 2020
New Range Rover Velar PHEV launched with 33-mile electric range
Land Rover Range Rover Velar

New Range Rover Velar PHEV launched with 33-mile electric range

Land Rover has given the Range Rover Velar an update, with a new plug-in hybrid powertrain and an improved infotainment system
23 Sep 2020
New MINI Countryman PHEV 2020 review
MINI Countryman

New MINI Countryman PHEV 2020 review

The MINI Countryman PHEV gets a mild facelift and an interior tech boost
23 Sep 2020
New Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid 2020 review
Porsche Panamera

New Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid 2020 review

The revised Porsche Panamera range gains a new longer-range plug-in 4S E-Hybrid variant
22 Sep 2020
New Kia Ceed Sportswagon PHEV 2020 review
Kia Ceed Sportswagon

New Kia Ceed Sportswagon PHEV 2020 review

The new Kia Ceed Sportswagon PHEV gets the Niro’s plug-in hybrid running gear, but does it improve the compact estate’s appeal?
9 Sep 2020
New Land Rover Defender P400e plug-in hybrid joins range
Land Rover Defender

New Land Rover Defender P400e plug-in hybrid joins range

The plug-in Land Rover Defender P400e model becomes the new range-topper, while four-cylinder diesels have been replaced by straight-six options
8 Sep 2020
New Jeep Renegade 4xe hybrid 2020 review
Road tests

New Jeep Renegade 4xe hybrid 2020 review

The new Jeep Renegade 4xe looks to combine hybrid efficiency with off-road prowess
4 Sep 2020
New 2020 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid offroader arrives
Jeep Wrangler

New 2020 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid offroader arrives

Jeep has expanded its electrified car portfolio with a new, PHEV version of the Wrangler 
3 Sep 2020
New 2020 Porsche Panamera facelift reshuffles range
Porsche Panamera

New 2020 Porsche Panamera facelift reshuffles range

Porsche has tweaked its Panamera in a new facelift with design tweaks plus improvements to petrol and plug-in hybrid powertrains
26 Aug 2020
Land Rover Discovery Sport range boosted by 2020 updates
Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV

Land Rover Discovery Sport range boosted by 2020 updates

Mild hybrid diesel engines improved infotainment and a hot R-Dynamic S model boost the Land Rover Discovery Sport range...
25 Aug 2020
2020 Range Rover Evoque gains mild hybrid diesels and infotainment upgrades
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque SUV

2020 Range Rover Evoque gains mild hybrid diesels and infotainment upgrades

The Range Rover Evoque Range has been expanded and improved with the latest infotainment tech and new electrified diesel options...
25 Aug 2020
New Mercedes A 250 e 2020 review
Mercedes A-Class Hatchback

New Mercedes A 250 e 2020 review

Does the plug-in Mercedes A 250 e have more going for it than claimed economy of over 250mpg and low emissions?
21 Aug 2020
New Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid T4 arrives 
Volvo XC40

New Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid T4 arrives 

New Volvo XC40 T4 PHEV option sits below the existing T5 and achieves 134.5mpg, while new mild hybrid options join the range, too
20 Aug 2020
New Toyota Yaris 2020 review
Toyota Yaris Hatchback

New Toyota Yaris 2020 review

The new hybrid-only Toyota Yaris supermini is a serious rival for the Ford Fiesta
11 Aug 2020
New 2020 BMW 545e PHEV: specs, details and prototype drive
BMW 5 Series

New 2020 BMW 545e PHEV: specs, details and prototype drive

The facelifted BMW 5 Series gets a new six-cylinder plug-in hybrid 545e option, and we’ve been for a short spin to get a feel for the new drivetrain
11 Aug 2020
Hybrid vs plug-in hybrid vs electric cars: which electrified vehicle is right for you
Tips & advice

Hybrid vs plug-in hybrid vs electric cars: which electrified vehicle is right for you

Should you buy a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric car? We examine the pros and cons of today’s electrified powertrains.
1 Aug 2020
New 2020 Toyota Yaris supermini to cost from £19,910 in the UK
Toyota Yaris driving image
Toyota Yaris

New 2020 Toyota Yaris supermini to cost from £19,910 in the UK

UK prices and specs for the new Toyota Yaris supermini have been revealed, with first deliveries expected in September
31 Jul 2020
New DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 2020 review
DS 7 Crossback SUV

New DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 2020 review

The upmarket DS 7 Crossback E-Tense is the French brand’s first plug-in hybrid
29 Jul 2020
New BMW X1 xDrive25e M Sport 2020 review
Road tests

New BMW X1 xDrive25e M Sport 2020 review

The BMW X1 is already an accomplished SUV, does hybrid power add to its appeal?
27 Jul 2020
Peugeot 508 Hybrid vs Skoda Superb iV
Car group tests

Peugeot 508 Hybrid vs Skoda Superb iV

The new Peugeot 508 Hybrid and Skoda Superb iV do battle in the hybrid family car segment
25 Jul 2020
New 2020 Jeep Renegade 4xe plugs in with up to 134mpg
Jeep

New 2020 Jeep Renegade 4xe plugs in with up to 134mpg

The new plug-in hybrid Jeep Renegade keeps off-road prowess and adds battery power to enable 134mpg and 50g/km CO2
20 Jul 2020
Future electric cars: new EVs and plug-in hybrids due in 2020 and beyond
Features

Future electric cars: new EVs and plug-in hybrids due in 2020 and beyond

There’s a vast array of new electric and plug-in hybrid cars in the pipeline. We look at the highlights due in the coming months...
18 Jul 2020
New Ferrari SF90 Stradale 2020 review
Ferrari SF90 Stradale

New Ferrari SF90 Stradale 2020 review

Has Ferrari mastered the hybrid supercar with the new SF90 Stradale?
17 Jul 2020
New Maserati Ghibli Hybrid gets four-cylinder 48-volt power
Maserati Ghibli Saloon

New Maserati Ghibli Hybrid gets four-cylinder 48-volt power

Electric supercharger technology means 325bhp and 420Nm torque for Maserati’s new hybrid saloon
16 Jul 2020
New Kia XCeed PHEV 2020 review
Kia XCeed SUV

New Kia XCeed PHEV 2020 review

The Kia XCeed PHEV crossover provides efficient family transport, although it's compromised in a few key areas.
15 Jul 2020
New Lamborghini Sian Roadster sets faces to stunned with open top and 808bhp V12
Lamborghini

New Lamborghini Sian Roadster sets faces to stunned with open top and 808bhp V12

Lamborghini’s hybrid Sian hypercar goes roofless with sub three-second dash to 62mph promised
8 Jul 2020
Skoda Octavia Estate vs Toyota Corolla Touring Sports
Estates

Skoda Octavia Estate vs Toyota Corolla Touring Sports

Skoda’s new Octavia Estate has moved upmarket. We find out if it’s a better wagon than the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports
4 Jul 2020
New Ford Focus Ecoboost Hybrid engines arrive with Zetec Edition trim level
Ford Focus

New Ford Focus Ecoboost Hybrid engines arrive with Zetec Edition trim level

Two new mild-hybrid engine options arrive on Ford’s Focus hatch priced from £23,610, there's new interior tech and a minor equipment boost, too
22 Jun 2020
New Peugeot 508 PHEV 2020 review
Peugeot 508 Saloon

New Peugeot 508 PHEV 2020 review

The new Peugeot 508 PHEV offers low tax rates to go with its elegant looks
19 Jun 2020
New all-electric Peugeot e-Traveller minibus revealed
Peugeot Traveller

New all-electric Peugeot e-Traveller minibus revealed

All-electric version of van-based Traveller people carrier comes with maximum claimed range of 143 miles
4 Jun 2020
Kia Niro PHEV vs MINI Countryman PHEV
Kia Niro

Kia Niro PHEV vs MINI Countryman PHEV

The Kia Niro PHEV and MINI Countryman PHEV Cooper S E plug-in electric models focus on efficient running and family fun, but which is best?
30 May 2020
New BMW X2 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid priced from £37,885
BMW X2

New BMW X2 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid priced from £37,885

The fuel-sipping plug-in hybrid BMW X2 xDrive25e arrives in UK showrooms this summer
26 May 2020