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The best electric cars 2017: Five worth considering

The best electric car? We have driven them all – here are five worth considering in 2017, including their running costs and UK price, plus two

25 Cars That Were Just Too Embarrassing to Drive

Finding the fastest car in the world is straightforward. You compare top speeds from the racetrack and crown a champion. However, choosing the ugliest car is

Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV: 8 Key Differences

Wait until electric vehicles hit 200 miles on a full charge and cost less than $40,000, they said. Well, we waited patiently and have been

Coming soon: new cars for 2017 – Don’t buy a new car until you’ve read

There’s a whole raft of interesting cars going on sale later this year, so before you sign on the dotted line at your local dealer,

The best car interiors

With drivers spending more than a day a year sitting in traffic jams, we reveal the best car interiors in every class They say it’s

25 New Cars You Need to Check Out in 2017

For automobile enthusiasts, every year means a fresh set of new cars to salivate over. As auto makers constantly fight to outpace their competitors, car

Consumer Reports Picks Its 10 Worst Cars of 2017

Most people that write about cars do it because they love the things. For some lunatics (ourselves included), cars can be a source of unadulterated

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

10 Electric Vehicles With the Best Range in 2017

Electric vehicles have come a long way. Back in the early days, consumers tended laugh at the worst EVs on the U.S. market. Once the prize-winning EVs

10 Best-Selling Electric Vehicles of All Time

Electric vehicles are only getting started. This Chevrolet Bolt EV everyone’s been fogging the windows over just went on sale in December 2016. Meanwhile, Tesla is still

10 Future Electric Vehicles That Will Change the Auto Landscape

Afters years of rumors about the next generation of electric vehicles, we finally have some real cars on the docket. Breakthroughs in technology, dropping battery costs, and a

The Electric Vehicles America Needed but Never Got

While electric vehicles are gaining momentum in the U.S., there’s still a long way to go. In December 2016, the segment’s peak month to date,

Smart Electric Drive (2017) first drive: Nippy inner-city transport sprouts a plug socket

Stop anyone in the street and ask them to name the electric carpioneers and it’s likely the big names will make up the majority of

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV : Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy This Car

Our first drive of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV confirmed many of our best suspicions. Rumors of its excellent economy and legitimate range were true,

Chevrolet Bolt EV: 10 Things We Learned Driving the First Everyman EV

The race for the first affordable, long-range electric vehicle is over. General Motors is the winner, and the product is the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV,

14 of the Biggest Automotive Flops of All Time

Over the years there have been plenty of bad cars. Countless bad cars, really. If you made a directory of car model ever built, you’ll realize that

Lexus CT200h vs. Toyota Prius: Buy This Not That

For all the attention they get, hybrids and EVs are still in their infancy. Toyota, GM, and Ford have gotten pretty serious about them, while

5 Major Obstacles for Electric Vehicles in America

A year is a long time in the world of electric vehicles. When we looked at the biggest problems facing EVs at the start of 2015, issues like

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review: Fully charged

Hyundai has opted to launch three different green driving solutions in one with the new Ioniq. The idea is simple: Hyundai offers one platform and

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering

It’s been a typical complaint of the modern electric car that – from the perspective of asking price – most are simply too expensive to

Best 15 Compact Cars

The compact car is back and better than ever. First released in the U.S. in 1950, these vehicles with 100+ inch wheelbases now have all

5 Best-Selling Electric Cars From a Record June

If you want to see real milestones for electric vehicle sales, take a look at the returns from June 2016. First, plug-ins obliterated the record for June sales

5 Cheapest Electric Vehicles Available in 2016

If you can think small, the cheapest electric vehicles are highly affordable. High prices are a big reason for low electric vehicle sales volumes, which

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review: Hitting the road in Hyundai’s happy hybrid

The Hyundai Ioniq spans Hyundai’s eco ambitions, offering hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid options, all based on the same overall car design. The idea is

5 Future Electric Vehicles That Will Change the Auto Landscape

Afters years of rumors about the next generation of electric cars, we finally have some real vehicles on the docket. Breakthroughs in technology, dropping battery costs, and a horse-race

Tesla Crushed the Pack in June Electric Vehicle Sales

There was a brief moment when the race for plug-in vehicle sales narrowed between the Chevy Volt and Tesla Model S. With the early results

2016 Nissan Leaf vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf : Range-Anxiety

Electric cars may be the future, but so is range anxiety. That’s the lingering conclusion after testing two of the most popular, competitively-priced EVs on

Quick Drive : 107-Mile Nissan Leaf Does NYC to Philly Round Trip

 The first generation of affordable electric vehicles consisted of city cars — vehicles that offered 90 miles or less of range, enough to get you

Chevy Volt is Challenging Tesla for the EV Sales Lead

Judging by most press coverage, the electric vehicle sales race is between Tesla and the rest of the world. Or maybe it’s between the Nissan

Hyundai Electric Vehicle Will Raise Low-End Bar to 250 Miles

The first Hyundai electric vehicle has yet to hit the U.S. market, but the automaker has revealed plans to set a new standard for the