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Superchargers now available to non-Tesla drivers in bid to increase choice in public charging infrastructure
Home charging is the key to unlocking the full potential in any electric vehicle – here’s how to set yourself up
The infrastructure is growing all the time but can you survive on public charging? We’ve been putting in the electric miles to try and find out
Mazda thinks its Skyactiv X tech can make a conventional petrol engine as frugal as a diesel and as efficient as a hybrid – we’re putting its claims...
Alfa Romeo’s long-awaited mid-size SUV finally revealed in production form with choice of hybrid engines and Android-powered tech
We’ve been combing Free Trader UK for the best monthly finance deals on the hottest electric cars – here are our picks for 2022
Combining luxury and technology in one boldly styled package, the BMW iX is an electrified premium SUV with a difference
Long-distance driving in an EV doesn’t have to cause a headache. From mapping out charge points, to our 10 top tips; we have you covered with this...
Mazda2 range gains a new full hybrid option, with a little help from the Toyota Yaris
Not everyone is yet ready to go fully electric and hybrids offer a perfect halfway house – here are our favourites
A mash-up of SUV stance and coupe styling, the all-electric Audi Q4 E-Tron Sportback is the premium alternative to the VW ID.5 and Skoda Enyaq Coupe
Electric car market rocked by another sudden cut in the plug-in car grant to just £1,500 for cars costing less than £32,000
Tempted by a VW ID.4 or Skoda Enyaq but want something a bit posher? Audi’s Q4 E-Tron could be just the answer…
Rory and the team look at how synthetic fuels could keep petrol and diesel cars on the road after 2030, and whether they're a better solution than...
Rory Reid busts some of the biggest myths surrounding electric cars, from how much they cost to how green they really are. Get some fun EV facts to...
How will an electric car cope in snow, on ice, or driving through flooded patches?
EVs come in all shapes and sizes and small ones make perfect cars for commuting, urban driving and general scooting about – here are our favourites
Volvo makes petrol, hybrid and fully electric versions of the XC40 and has published a like-for-like comparison of lifetime environmental impact
Should you buy an electric car now? Or will today's EVs soon become obsolete when new tech emerges? Rory Reid explores advancing battery technology...
The government’s Net Zero Strategy, released ahead of COP26, highlights plans to promote electric cars including additional funding.