What are ‘mild hybrid’, ‘full hybrid’, ‘plug-in hybrid’ and ‘pure-electric’ cars?


Cars are becoming increasingly electrified, and with that comes a number of often confusing terms...
Charles Leclerc drives Ferrari SF90 Stradale through Monaco in new film

Leclerc recreates Rendezvous with 968bhp Ferrari


The SF90 Stradale, Ferrari's first plug-in hybrid, made its debut this weekend in a recreation of the famous 1976 film C’etait un Rendezvous.
Toyota has sold 15m hybrids

Toyota has sold 15m hybrids


23 years after the now-ubiquitous Prius launched, Japanese carmaker Toyota has sold its 15 millionth hybrid car.
Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque now available as plug-in hybrids

Disco Sport and Evoque now available as plug-ins


New plug-in models offer up to 41 miles of electric range, 201mpg and less than 36g/km of CO2, with all the cost-saving benefits attached.
Kia reveals new version of Sorento SUV

Kia reveals new version of Sorento SUV


South Korean manufacturer Kia has revealed the fourth generation of its successful large SUV, and it’s come with a few updates.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
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BMW's new wireless charging 'GroundPad' (video)


BMW has launched its first wireless charging system, as the German car maker takes steps to make charging an electric car easier than filling a c
2018 BMW i8 Roadster video review by Mat Watson for Carwow/ Sunday Times Driving.

2018 BMW i8 Roadster review


Turning a sporty coupé into an open-top roadster usually involves a great deal more work than just setting about any unwanted bits of bodywork...
2018 VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid power cable and charge point

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review


The diesel cheating scandal has so far cost Volkswagen £18bn, and the bill could be three times that by the time all fines and compensation are p
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
Volvo's Polestar reveals hybrid Porsche rival

Volvo's sports brand reveals hybrid Porsche rival


Volvo is best known for building safe family cars that are well suited to a life of lugging Labradors and luggage. But now Polestar, the Swedish
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
Range Rover Sport gets electric power: plug-in hybrid SUV promises 101mpg

Range Rover Sport gets electric power


The environmental performance of Land Rovers has come a long way since 2005, when protestors from Greenpeace declared the company’s Solihull fact