Car buyers continue to ditch diesel in favour of petrol and hybrid/ electric


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
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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
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...