What are ‘mild hybrid’, ‘full hybrid’, ‘plug-in hybrid’ and ‘pure-electric’ cars?


Have you been wondering what an electrified car is, or are confused about terms such as mild hybrid, full hybrid and plug-in hybrid car?
Hyundai and LG Chem agree battery replacement cost sharing after electric car fires

Hyundai, LG agree battery recall cost after fires


Hyundai Motor and its electric car battery supplier LG Chem have agreed a cost sharing ratio in a recall after 15 vehicle fires.
Porsche unveils Taycan Cross Turismo, a lightening-quick electric estate

Porsche unveils Taycan Cross Turismo estate


Porsche has revealed the Taycan Cross Turismo, a rugged 4x4 estate version of its Taycan electric grand tourer.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Rishi Sunak's fiscal plans for roads, cars and vans, including fuel duty, VED road tax, pothole repairs and electric vehicle incentives.
BMW i4

Car makers' electric vehicle plans (updated)


Fancy going all-electric with your next new car? Here are all of the current and upcoming pure-electric models you'll be able to buy.
Design of the times: Polestar electric car sets new standards for sustainability

Design of the times: Polestar sustainability (spn)


A new electric performance car brand with an avant-garde interior – from vegan upholstery to upcycled wood.
2021 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT revealed: specs, range, price, UK on sale date

Audi e-tron GT is here to take on Tesla


The new Audi e-tron GT has been revealed in both standard grand tourer and sporty RS forms, offering both blistering acceleration and long-range
Polestar 2 technology feature

Polestar: drive the car of the future (spon)


As petrol-guzzling motors are phased out, electric performance car brand Polestar is leading the clean-engine revolution.
Mercedes EQA electric crossover now on sale

Mercedes EQA electric crossover now on sale


Mercedes-Benz has announced that its smallest electric car, the EQA, is now on sale, with prices starting at £40,495 OTR.
Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 as it prepares 12-model electric car assault over four years

Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 electric car


Hyundai has released teaser images of its forthcoming Ioniq 5 pure-electric car, which will spearhead a new range of more than 12 battery electri
2020 Skoda Octavia iV Estate plug-in hybrid long-term review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving.co.uk

Extended Test: 2020 Skoda Octavia iV Estate PHEV


Is now the time to buy a plug-in hybrid family car? Will Dron tests the new Skoda Octavia iV Estate.
Polestar cars: turning electric dreams into reality

Polestar cars: electric dreams (spon)


With environmentally conscious production standards and refined performance, Polestar is a new design-focused electric performance car brand.
Material used to make EV batteries now mined in UK

Researchers find way to produce lithium in UK


British researchers working on ways to source lithium for electric car batteries have extracted a precursor compound from UK rocks.