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...
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Topless BMW i8 Spyder 'will go on sale soon'


The BMW i8 is hot property. With its mixture of avant-garde styling, sports car performance, (almost) saintly emissions and respectable running costs...
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Driving Green: What are plug-in hybrid cars?


The problem with conventional hybrids is that they rely largely on an internal combustion engine for motive power...
Terrafugia flying car

Terrafugia flying car Mk 2 scheduled for take‑off...


Customers may still be awaiting delivery of the Terrafugia Transition flying car, but that has not stopped the maker pushing ahead with its new model...
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Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid review (2015-on)


On the Porsche website, car buyers will find a helpful car comparison tool. If you’re buying a luxury SUV, you should try it…
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News: Meet the Volvo XC90 seven-seater that does 134mpg


If the first XC90 was the original caring, sharing SUV, then the new plug-in hybrid version of its second-generation XC90 is positively saintly. The...
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New York show: Mercedes GLE plug-in hybrid SUV will...


Drivers who are considering buying a luxury SUV will find the choice has just got more difficult ...
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Car of the week: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid


The Porsche Cayenne is the ultimate Chelsea tractor, engineered to tackle the world’s most rugged mountain passes but far more likely to be found...
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The Clarkson review: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX4hs...


Copious features cannot hide the fact that the Outlander is not a very good car, says Jeremy