Five ways car makers are becoming kinder to the environment


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.
A guide to electric motoring terms

Different types of hybrid explained


Cars are becoming increasingly electrified, and with that comes a number of often confusing terms...
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.
April car registrations UK’s worst since 1946

Car registrations in April fell 97%


Sales of new cars in April fell BY 97.3% compared to the same month last year, according to new figures.
Sunday Times Driving picks the 10 best electric cars

Sunday Times Driving picks 10 best electric cars


Jeremy Clarkson has been given a well-deserved break this week, so that Sunday Times Driving can pick the 10 best electric cars on the market.

Ecotricity's EV charging network voted worst


Ecotricity's electric charging network, found at motorway service stations across the UK, has been found to be the worst by a survey.