BMW eDrive Zones automatically switch hybrid cars to electric mode in cities


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
A guide to electric motoring terms

Different types of hybrid explained


Cars are becoming increasingly electrified, and with that comes a number of often confusing terms...
Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque now available as plug-in hybrids

Disco Sport and Evoque now available as plug-ins


New plug-in models offer up to 41 miles of electric range, 201mpg and less than 36g/km of CO2, with all the cost-saving benefits attached.
2018 BMW i8 Roadster video review by Mat Watson for Carwow/ Sunday Times Driving.

Here's what Clarkson thinks of the BMW i8 Roadster


If you know anything about Jeremy Clarkson, you'll appreciate that he is no fan of hybrids, but in 2014 he made an exception for the BMW i8.
Ferrari reveals range-topping, plug-in hybrid SF90 Stradale supercar

Revealed: 211mph plug-in Ferrari supercar


Ferrari has unveiled the most extreme production car it's made to date: the range-topping SF90 Stradale plug-in hybrid supercar.
Zipcar boss says ‘petty arguments’ by councils are delaying electric car infrastructure

Zipcar: ‘Petty' arguments delaying charging points


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