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Hyundai Nexo review: Heralding hydrogen’s future?

As vehicle emissions rules become increasingly strict, tax on traditional petrol- and diesel-drinking cars continues to rise. It’s why manufacturers are downsizing engines to fit

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

The 2019 Honda Insight is the anti-Prius

The 2019 Honda Insight looks inoffensively normal, and in hybrid terms that makes it odder than most. At a time when you can typically spot

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

Latest 2018 scrappage scheme deals

A growing number of car makers are extending the scrappage trade-in incentive schemes they launched last year to entice owners out of their older petrol

2018 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara Review : Road Test

Ten years after the current generation’s introduction, can the 2018 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara still justify its eye-watering price tag? What we liked: >> Smooth, quiet

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

2019 Toyota RAV4: Everything You Need to Know About the New Model

If anyone doubts the dominance of SUVs in 2018, we suggest taking a quick look at Toyota sales. In 2017, RAV4 sales surpassed the Camry midsize sedan

Audi A7 review: A tech-packed grand tourer

The launch of the Audi A8 was the start of something new. While Audi seems to release lots of new cars all the time, the Audi A7

Live With It: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS Long Term Review

I pulled into one of my favorite breakfast spots one Saturday morning, and before I even had the chance to take my helmet off, some

Fitbit explains how it created the look of the Versa – and it’s not to do with Pebble

What is a squircle anyway? At the Fitbit Versa launch event, CEO James Park defined what exactly a “mass appeal” smartwatch should be: It’s got to have health and

The Most Disappointing Cars on the Road in 2018

Whether someone is buying a luxury vehicle or a humble car for the daily commute, everyone has expectations. According to data from Consumer Reports, many

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

Lexus RC 300h review: The coupé conundrum

There’s something to be said for rarity. When sighting an unusual car it turns heads because it bucks the familiar trend. Which is exactly what

What is a hybrid car and should you buy one?

What are hybrid cars, how do they work and would one suit you? Find out everything you need to know in our useful guide A

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

Kia Stonic review: Batten down the hatches, the crossovers are coming

If you’re a car manufacturer and not looking at how you can add a crossover to your model line-up, you’re probably aiming your efforts in

Toyota Prius review: Celebrating 20 years of the hybrid car

It might seem scarcely believable, but in 2017 the Toyota Prius celebrates its 20th Birthday. To mark this momentous occasion, we took the opportunity to

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

Petrol, diesel or hybrid: which should I choose for towing?

Diesels have traditionally been favoured by those who tow, but do any of the alternatives make sense? We take a closer look If you regularly tow

Audi Q7 E-Tron: The hybrid revolution just got its own superhero

The Audi Q7 E-Tron is an incredible feat of hybrid automotive engineering – and it’s finally convinced me that there’s no need to buy an

2018 Honda Clarity review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid operates seamlessly between electric and hybrid operation, such that it’s difficult to tell when the engine is on.

2018 Toyota Camry pricing and specs

The new, imported-from-Japan Toyota Camry range has arrived in Australia, a month after the company closed the Melbourne factory that produced its predecessor for 30

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs. 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Plug-In Hybrid Video Test

They’re two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world’s best-known,

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

2017 Kia Niro review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Kia Niro is good for up to 50 mpg combined. There’s plenty of room for cargo in the spacious cabin and it

Toyota C-HR Hybrid: 4 reasons why this should be your first hybrid car

With the petrol/diesel doomsday now set in stone, hybrids are about to take off in a big way – and the Toyota C-HR Hybrid could

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid manages mid-40s fuel economy, yet still feels powerful on the pedal. Premium looks inside and out, along with comfortably