electric cars

Electric cars: the jargon explained

Everything you wanted to know about hybrid, fully electric and fuel cell cars, but were afraid to ask… Electric and hybrid vehicles are more popular

Five electric cars I’m surprised don’t exist yet

Electrification is in fashion now, but there’s still plenty of room for EVs to catch up with their gas-burning brethren. While Tesla may have led

The Audi e-tron is great news for Tesla drivers

Tesla may have had the early bird advantage in electric cars, but while increasing competition from vehicles like the new 2019 Audi e-tron may give

5 things to know about the 2020 Mercedes EQC electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz is getting into all-electric cars, and the 2020 EQC shows it’s serious about it. Revealed today, the all-new EQC is the culmination of several

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC revealed: EV range, power & all the tech

The Tesla alternatives are lining up, and latest to the electric party is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC. First of the German automaker’s EQ brand, its

If Audi’s PB18 is the future of sports EVs – count me in

Still, none have gone quite as far as the PB18. Audi’s goal, the company explained to us, was fairly straightforward. The coupe had to be

2019 Mini Electric – what we know so far

Next year, Mini will introduce a fully electric version of its hugely popular hatchback. Here’s what you can expect from this new model *** Note

Best small automatic cars 2018 (and the ones to avoid)

Which small cars work best with an automatic gearbox? We name the best – and the ones to avoid There are lots of great city

BMW i3 review: Living with the ultimate electric car?

This is what’s called putting your money where your mouth is: because this is a review of our BMW i3. Yes, Pocket-lint went out and bought an

2019 Jaguar I-PACE first-drive review: The go-anywhere EV

The 2019 Jaguar I-PACE all-electric SUV is finally here. Contrary to what others might say, the I-PACE is not primarily designed and engineered to dethrone

Best seven-seat cars 2018 (and the ones to avoid)

Whether you’re looking for a part-time seven-seater or a car to carry that many people on a regular basis, check out which ones to go

2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the

Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Almost four years ago to the day, Tesla’s Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet to traditional automakers, challenging them to step up and take electric

Hello Porsche Taycan: Tesla-rivaling Mission E gets its launch name

Porsche has revealed the name of the production Mission E all-electric sedan, which will launch as the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The name was confirmed today,

Hello Porsche Taycan: Tesla-rivaling Mission E gets its launch name

Porsche has revealed the name of the production Mission E all-electric sedan, which will launch as the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The name was confirmed today,

Pros And Cons Of The Electric Motorcycle

Love them or loathe them, electric vehicles are here to stay. Electric cars are already highly practical: Tesla’s Model S can go over 300 miles

Kia Soul EV review: Good, green SUV fun

The Kia Soul EV was launched in 2014 as one of the first pure electric carson the road. It’s unique in a number of ways, not

Volkswagen Passat GTE review: The best plug-in hybrid estate to buy?

Are you ready to plug-in yet? In an environment where many are shunning diesel, yet where many petrol models still don’t deliver stellar fuel economy

Nissan Leaf: new vs old compared

The Nissan Leaf is the world’s best-selling electric car, but how does the new version compare to its predecessor? When the original Nissan Leaf was

The 10 most popular cars in the UK right now

The UK’s new car market continued to shrink in January, with much of the decline coming from diesels The number of new cars sold in

New Nissan Leaf vs Renault Zoe vs Volkswagen e-Golf Comparison

With an improved range between charges, Nissan’s new electric Leaf promises to be more usable than ever. Is it better than the Renault Zoe and

Geneva motor show 2018 – all the star cars to watch out for

Jaguar’s first electric car, a new Audi SUV and Mercedes’ crucial Volkswagen Golf rival – here’s your full guide to the star cars heading to

Jaguar I-Pace first drive: Ice driving with the all-electric Jag

The Jaguar I-Pace is the company’s new all-electric SUV. In many people’s minds it represents the future of the British brand. It’s Jaguar Land Rover’s first real

Coming soon: new electric cars

Demand for electrified cars has surged in the last four years, with registrations increasing from around 3500 in 2013 to almost 119,000 in 2017. However,

Nissan Leaf (2018) review: Electric for the people

While many manufacturers are posturing and pontificating about plans for the electrification of their cars, Nissan is releasing a proper second-gen electric vehicle, the new Nissan Leaf. The

Detroit motor show 2018: our star cars

From future electric SUVs to movie-star coupés, this is our pick of the cars on display at the Detroit motor show The Detroit motor show

Tesla Model S 100D review: London to Scotland and back in the reigning EV king

Having been with us for almost six years, the electric Tesla Model S has quickly shifted from rare, exotic spaceship of the future to a

The 10 most popular cars of 2017

The UK’s new car market shrank for the first time in six years in 2017, with uncertainly over diesel cars contributing to the fall Sales

2017’s most surprising car has a lesson for EVs in 2018

In a year where I’ve driven supercars like the new Ford GT, six-figure hand-built exotica such as Rolls-Royce’s Dawn, and vehicles with horsepower by the bucketload,

Best used green cars (and the ones to avoid)

Buying a used electric car or hybrid is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are now some excellent used green cars out there