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News: First “solar road” opened for public use...


It’s only a 100-yard stretch of cycle path near Amsterdam at the moment, but this Dutch development could be the pathway to a future of “solar...
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News: Tesla Model S electric car gets five star safety...


It's amazing what removing an engine – that big, heavy lump of metal – from between the front wheels will do for a car's crash safety rating...
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Detroit Electric SP:01 sports car final design revealed


Battery-powered sports cars can be as exciting as petrol-powered machines. That’s the message from Detroit Electric, a historic American car company...
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Top 100 Cars 2014: Top 10 Electric Cars & Hybrids


It's 15 years since the first credible hybrid car went on sale and the rate of technological acceleration since then is unlike anything since the...
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Top 100 Cars 2014: Used deals on the winning cars (Driving.co.uk...


Driving's Top 100 Cars 2014 is a great place to start if you’re looking for impartial car buying advice and want to fast track yourself to the best...
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News: Tesla Model S gets 4WD, more power in P85D spec


Tesla is the Silicon Valley upstart car company run by a maverick who likes nothing more than taking on the big guys...
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News: Detroit Electric sparked into life with SP:01...


Detroit Electric, an historic American car company resurrected by a British engineer, is putting the finishing touches to its first model as it prepares...
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News: BMW brings car sharing to UK with DriveNow scheme


BMW will shortly announce plans to bring its car club to Britain, allowing drivers to hire the electric i3, as well as conventionally-powered Minis...
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Students as young as nine turn engineer and racing...


Young students are learning how to build electric cars and compete against rival schools thanks to a charity that aims to inspire the next generation...
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25 best eco-cars for every occasion


Every driver knows it doesn’t take long for the showroom shine of a new car to fall victim to pigeons, and for the bills to start rolling in.
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News: Enthusiast turns old dodgems into road-going...


Who hasn't dreamed of driving a dodgem out of the fairground and down the road? Peter Ward not only imagined doing so but is in the process of converting...
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News: VW reveals hybrid Passat GTE at Paris show


That most dependable but conservative of saloon and estate cars, the VW Passat, has been catapulted into the modern age with a cutting-edge, plug-in...