Uptake of pure-electric cars affected by reduction in government grant


The uptake of electric vehicles has slowed following the reduction to the government's Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG).
Range Rover P400e

Five of the best plug-in hybrid SUVs in 2021


Car buyers can't get enough of SUVs but these types of vehicle don't half get a tough time from anti-car lobbyists and green campaigners.
Ford Mondeo production to end after 28 years

Ford Mondeo production to end


Ford has confirmed that the Mondeo saloon is to be phased out from March 2022 as the company ramps up its electrifications plans.
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2030 petrol and diesel car ban: Q&A


The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars has been brought forward to 2030. What does the mean for used cars and their value?

Clarkson: Don't go green with the Audi Q5 plug-in


Jeremy Clarkson says the plug-in Audi Q5 does nothing to change his mind about electric and hybrid cars.
Sales of new plug-in cars surge by more than a fifth in 2019

Electric car sales surged in 2019


2020 is already being heralded as a breakthrough year for electric cars, after new figures showed plug-in demand surged in the last 12 months.

Audi's big electric and plug-in hybrid push


Audi has kept most of its expansive electric car plans under wraps. Now, though, we have a clear idea of just what the car maker has on the way.

Petrol & diesel cars could be banned in UK by 2035


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested the government could soon accelerate plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars in the UK.

MPs: drivers must give up cars to hit CO2 targets


UK motorists may be encouraged to stop using their cars so the UK can meet its emissions targets, cross-party MPs have suggested.
Jeremy Clarkson: the hybrid Mercedes-Benz S-Class is like a private jet with number plates

Jeremy Clarkson on the Mercedes S-Class PHEV


For his latest Sunday Times review, Jeremy Clarkson has tested a humble-by-JC-standards hybrid car: the plug-in Mercedes-Benz S-Class limousine.

Plug-in London taxi now comes as a panel van, too


The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is no longer exclusively a manufacturer of London's iconic black cab — it now makes a panel van, too.
Three quarters of electric car owners use extension leads to charge their cars

Many EV car owners charging their cars dangerously


A majority of plug-in hybrid and electric car owners are dangerously recharging their cars, an electrical safety charity has discovered.
Toyota will let you use its hybrid tech royalty-free

Toyota drops royalty fees for electric car tech


By dropping the royalties on nearly 24,000 patents, Toyota hopes other car makers can accelerate their development of new electric cars.