electric cars

Car tax changes in 2018 – what do I need to know?

The UK’s car tax (VED) bandings were given a massive shake-up in April 2017 and they’re changing again in April 2018. Here, you can check

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

20 Most Reliable Cars of the Decade According to Consumer Reports

Everyone has their idea of what makes a reliable vehicle. For some, a car that starts every morning and just needs basic repairs every year

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

New Toyota Yaris Hybrid vs Renault Zoe Comparison

Small hatchbacks with electric  fied powertrains are cheap to run and produce little pollution – ideal if you mostly drive in town. But should you

How Consumer Reports Rated Top Electric Cars in Reliability for 2018

Without a reputation for solid reliability, electric vehicles are a tough sell for today’s consumer. Even with federal and tax credits, the cost of an

5 crazy facts about Lamborghini’s outrageous electric supercar

Lamborghini may be embracing the electric car, but as you might expect the Terzo Millennio is about as far away from a Prius as you could

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: The raging bull goes electric

Blasphemy. That’s what some would call it: the so-called purists, asked to consider an electric super sports car with the Lamborghini badge. And yet, at a time

2017 BMW i8 Review: A 21st Century Supercar

PROS Design has supercar drama Combination of gas and electric is innovative Easy to drive and nimble in the corners Potential to be surprisingly frugal

Polestar 1: Hi-po hybrid coupe revealed – 441kW, 1000Nm hybrid

Volvo’s performance arm has today unveiled what it calls the very first vehicle of its new era of performance electric cars. Polestar says the launch

This is Polestar 1: Volvo’s disruptive performance EV

You expect solid confidence with a little reserve from the Swedes, and yet the freshly-revealed Polestar 1 arrives today with some bold claims. Before you

Tesla Model 3 vs. 2018 Nissan Leaf: The Key Differences

If you’re hoping to phase out gasoline and high maintenance costs, electric cars ought to be on your radar. Plug-ins serve as a great hedge against

America’s Most Wanted: The Used Cars Everyone Is Snatching Up

We know which new vehicle sells the most year after year: Ford F-150. Countless business owners use it for work, and after decades atop the sale

Used Audi A5 Sportback vs Chevrolet Volt vs Range Rover Evoque Comparison

The Audi A5 Sportback, Chevrolet Volt and Range Rover Evoque all offer something a little different, but which one makes the better used car buy?

The Most (and Least) Expensive Vehicles to Drive in America

Did you just get a great deal on a new car? Don’t answer yet — you won’t know for sure until you pay a vehicle’s

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Nissan Leaf

Pop quiz: What’s the best-selling electric car of all time? If you guessed the Tesla Model S, you’d be wrong. With over 250,000 sold worldwide

Here’s When BMW and Other Automakers Will Abandon Gasoline

Detroit might be churning out trucks and SUVs with reckless abandon, and oil companies are carrying on with business as usual, but the writing is on the

2017 Audi R8 Spyder Review: Almost no compromises

PROS Incredibly quick Surprisingly comfortable Easy to drive, even at speed Glorious soundtrack 18mpg combined isn’t bad for a V10 CONS Expensive without the badge-recognition

5-star cars for less than £20,000/$26,000

These five-star models are all proof that you don’t need to shell out a fortune to get a fantastic car, whether you’re shopping for a

Top 10 electric cars to buy right now

Electric cars are growing in popularity, and no wonder: they’re quiet, cheap to run and smooth to drive. But which are the bright sparks to