Zipcar boss says ‘petty’ arguments in London authorities are delaying electric car infrastructure


The boss of Zipcar believes “petty" arguments within London authorities are delaying vital electric vehicle infrastructure.

Plug-in hybrid grant will be scrapped next month


To help encourage the uptake of zero emissions vehicles, the Department for Transport will scrap the plug-in car grant on November 9.
Rapid switch to electric vehicles will lead to job losses, warns EU car industry

Rapid switch to EVs will put car industry at risk


Tougher CO2 targets to ensure a rapid shift to electric vehicles could put the European automotive sector at risk, says its trade body.
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...
This is why a Porsche driver can pay the same road tax as a Prius driver

How Porsche & Prius drivers can pay same road tax


In an age of "fake news" this one might seem a bit suspicious: a BBC report on the case of a Porsche sports car driver who's paying the same...
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
Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars

Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars


It doesn't seem that long ago that the Noughties rolled in and some of Hollywood's best-known A-listers tried their hand at evangelicalism, warni
High voltage: all Volvos will be electric by 2021

All Volvos will be electrified from 2019


Volvo says all the cars it launches from 2019 will be hybrid or electric, with the phasing out of vehicles powered solely by combustion engines.
Car market surges as private buyers plug in

Car market surges as private buyers plug in


Private buyers are continuing to fuel a surge in new car sales. After a record year for new registrations in 2016 when sales rose by 2.3 per cent
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
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...