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First Drive review: Tesla Model S P85D


Tesla’s Model S P85D can park itself and take control on the motorway. With 691 horsepower and two motors, you just won’t want to let it...
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First Drive review: Kia Soul EV (2015)


The electric Soul shows how far battery technology has come since the tin cans of 2008. Pity about the price...
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First drive review: Volkswagen Golf GTE (2015)


The Volkswagen marketing man summed up this new plug-in hybrid Golf GTE thusly: “For the man it is the fun of the driving, and for the woman it's...

First drive review: Nissan Leaf Tekna (2013)


By now, everybody knows what the two scariest aspects of electric car ownership are: not knowing exactly when you are about to run out of range or...
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First drive review: BMW i3 Range Extender (2014)


I'M IN an electric BMW i3 at some point in the future, to be more specific, last Wednesday. Im on the A2 wafting almost silently towards Kent, the...
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First drive review: Tesla Model S Performance (2013)


The Model S represents the last throw of the electric dice for if this vehicle cant persuade people to ditch petrol and switch to battery power, no...
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First drive review: Volkswagen e-Up! (2013)


THE e-Up! is an entirely electric version of the Up!, Volkswagens roundly applauded city car
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Tesla Model S review (2013-on)


The Tesla Model S is an electrically-powered alternative to fossil-fueled status symbol saloons that promises up to 300 miles of driving on one battery...
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Renault Zoe EV review (2013-on)


This is the most convincing - and one of the most affordable - electric cars to date
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Nissan Leaf review (2011-on)


The Nissan Leaf is now the electric car with a touch of “wae’aye man”, as production was moved from Japan to the company's Sunderland plant...
Chevrolet Volt (2011-2014)

Chevrolet Volt review (2011-2014)


The Chevrolet Volt is the most daringly innovative car that General Motors has produced in decades, and a multiple award-winner to boot.
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First drive review: BMW i3 (2013)


WELCOME TO a vision of the future — according to BMW. A future where the skyline is dominated by megacities. And a men with beards and classic cars...