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Battle of the electric family cars: 2017 BMW i3 REX vs Volkswagen e-Golf


By 2040, if the government gets its way, drivers looking for a new car will have a simple choice: buy an electric car or a hybrid car....
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Top five best electric cars


After the government announced that it intends to follow the lead set by Norway and France, and ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars...
The best cars to avoid paying road tax (VED)

The best cars for avoiding road tax (VED)


Every driver knows how expensive it can be to run a car, even before paying costly annual road tax. And since April’s changes to car tax,
BMW i3 and i3 Range Extender review (2013-on)

BMW i3 and i3 Range Extender review (2013-on)


BMW was behind Renault and Nissan in entering the electric vehicle market with proper production cars, but compared with true rivals such as Audi...
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Letters of the week, January 31


This week: dazzling headlights, texting at traffic lights and VW emissions
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Electric & Hybrid


The Sunday Times Driving presents its Top 5 electric and hybrid cars of 2016, featuring Tesla, Nissan, Audi, BMW and Mitsubishi.
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What do you need to know before buying a used electric...


At the end of 2014, Nissan claimed that most Leaf drivers wouldn’t ever go back to an ICE (internal combustion engine) car
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Driving Green: Top five electric cars


It's not that long since there weren’t five electric cars to choose from – and certainly not five genuinely decent models worth investing your...
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Letters of the week, April 26


This week: more on spare wheels, self-parking car queries, nice guys with personalised number plates and more.
BMW i3 parks itself at the touch of a smartwatch

News: BMW i3 parks itself at the touch of a smartwatch


It sounds like a scene from a James Bond blockbuster: BMW has revealed an i3 car that can drive itself around a multi-storey car park and park itself...
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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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Buying guide: 25 best eco-cars for every occasion ‒...


Dismissed by some as shopping trolleys, city cars are some of the most innovative vehicles on the road, cramming four passengers into a parking-friendly...
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New Registration Special: Hybrids and electrics


Driving's guide to the best hybrid and electric cars with 64 registration plate for September 2014