Five best electric cars to buy in 2022


The 190,727 battery-electric vehicles sold in the UK last year represented a 76.3% rise on 2020’s figures...

Do electric cars have gears?


The vast majority of electric cars, by their nature, don’t have gears.
Tesla supplier creating million-mile battery

Battery swapping explained


On December 10, Chinese carmaker Nio announced that it had installed its 700th battery swap station in China.
A guide to electric motoring terms

What are electrified, mild and full hybrid 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?
The Tesla Model X

Five ways car makers are getting greener


Solving cars' environmental issues is one of the keys to tackling climate change, and car makers are having to take a multi-pronged approach.
VW appoints supply chain watchdog to ensure ethical sourcing practices

VW appoints EV supply chain watchdog


Volkswagen has today announced that it has partnered with an agency to ensure that the materials used in its EVs are responsibly sourced.
Nissan’s 500,000th Leaf rolls off the line

Nissan has built half a million Leaf electric cars


Nissan is celebrating the production of half a million Leaf electric hatchbacks, on the day that the industry celebrates World EV Day.
TV presenter Maddie Moate highlights 'scary' electric car charging locations

TV presenter highlights 'scary' EV charging


BAFTA-winning TV presenter and electric vehicle advocate Maddie Moate has raised the issue of EV charging points in “intimidating” locations.
UK has reached “peak petrol”, says research

Britain has reached 'peak petrol'


New research has revealed that the UK has reached “peak petrol”, with the sales of combustion engine vehicles only set to fall.
German motorists can lease Renault Zoe for free

German motorists 'can lease Renault Zoe for free'


German motorists are able to lease an electric car for two years for free, thanks to a generous government grant.
Tesla supplier creating million-mile battery

Tesla supplier creating 1.24 million-mile battery


A Chinese company has created a battery that it claims will take your car two million km (1.24m miles) before it needs replacing.
Street charging is postcode lottery, says research

Electric car street charging is postcode lottery


A study of electric vehicle infrastructure in the UK leaves has revealed the stark regional divides in availability of public chargers.
Mazda begins production of its first pure EV this week

Mazda begins production of its first pure EV


Earlier this week, Mazda began manufacturing its first ever pure electric car. The company will start UK deliveries of the MX-30 early in 2021.