Behind the wheel of the Tesla Semi: the electric lorry with 500 miles of range and Autopilot


I’m sitting in the form-fitting driver’s seat of Elon Musk’s most powerful electric vehicle, flanked by high-definition touchscreens...
Elon Musk claims 250mph, 620 miles per charge for new Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster: 250mph, 620 miles per charge


Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, delighted has delighted electric car fans and shocked the auto-industry – again – by announcing that he’s...

Extended test: 2017 Renault Zoe


Will a pure-electric Renault Zoe prove to be a practical solution during the winter months? Will Dron will be finding out in this extended test.
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Used car buyers charge toward electric models


They are expensive to buy, won't travel very far before running out of power and take an age to recharge - but that isn't deterring drivers from
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: new self-driving electric hypercar runs on supercapacitor

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio self-driving hypercar


The sound of a V12 engine enjoying the open roads around the Tuscan countryside was all it took to bring a smile to the face of Ferruccio Lamborg
Suzuki e-Survivor

AI and electric cars: 2017 Tokyo motor show review


When it comes to giving drivers a glimpse of the future, the Tokyo motor show is the event to follow. The biennual show gives the engineers and d
Shell shock: oil company embraces electric cars with new Shell Recharge charging points

Shell shock: oil company embraces electric cars


Shell, one of the world’s largest oil companies, is to introduce charging points for electric cars at service stations across Britain.
New Range Rover plug-in hybrid promises 101mpg

New Range Rover plug-in hybrid promises 101mpg


More than a decade after Greenpeace invaded its factory in Solihull, accusing Land Rover of polluting the planet with its 4x4s, the company has c
James Dyson electric car details and launch date

Dyson confirms electric car on sale by 2020


James Dyson has ended growing speculation after confirming that he intends to launch an electric car.
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...
How to generate and store power for electric cars and home use

How to generate and store power for electric cars


Va-va-vroom — almost literally. There are a number of companies on a mission to turn every home into a mini power station that charges its own ba
Dyson confirms electric car on sale by 2020

Is a Dyson car in the works?


First he swept through the vacuum cleaner market; then his hand-dryers blew away paper towels; since last year he has been putting the wind up...
Honda Urban EV concept car at 2017 Frankfurt IAA show

Image gallery: Frankfurt show concept cars


The 2017 Frankfurt motor show was a big one for interesting new road cars but if there was a theme to the plethora of futuristic concepts...