Artificial intelligence and electric cars shine at 2017 Tokyo motor show


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
BMW 330e review

BMW 330e iPerformance review (2017 on)


Have you ever had a eureka moment, while pouring milk over your morning Cornflakes, and decided that nothing could possibly be better than a car
Audi A3 e-tron long term test review

Extended test: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron


AS the resident country bumpkin, I’ve been elected to run an Audi A3 e-tron as part of Driving's extended test of three PHEV cars. It should be...
First Drive Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in

First Drive Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in


Toyota has been watching the recent commotion around diesel, which we now all know is the fuel of the devil, with some interest, not least
Extended test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h

Extended test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h


Living in London and having two children who like nothing more than to escape to the Royal Parks and spin the pedals of their bicycles like a hamsters...
Hyundai Ioniq hybrid first drive review by The Sunday Times Driving

First Drive review: Hyundai Ioniq hybrid


If you can hear a faint whining and whistling in the background, don’t start Googling tinnitus and resist the urge to waggle your fingers in your...

Extended test: Audi and BMW plug-in hybrid cars


Plug-in hybrid cars are catching on. Sales are soaring, up five times since 2014, although admittedly that’s like saying sales of ice cream in the...
2016 BMW 2-series Active Tourer PHEV review

2016 BMW 2-series Active Tourer PHEV review


BMW's 2-series Active Tourer and its seven-seat Gran Tourer sister have never been the darlings of the BMW model range...
Supersport Supercars: It's no shock electric BMW i8 melds into Caterham paddock

Supersport supercars: It's no shock the electric BMW...


Alistair Weaver returns to the Caterham Supersport Championship but along the way this year aims to answer the age-old question: what should a racing...
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First Drive review: 2016 BMW 330e SE plug-in hybrid


What a pleasure it has been these past years to witness the enthusiasm with which the car industry has faced up to the challenge of developing responsible...