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
2016 Toyota Prius Mk 4 review

Toyota Prius Mk 4 review (2016 on)


Toyota didn’t make the first hybrid car but it is the first company you think of when it comes to combustion engine-electric alchemy...
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...
Euro NCAP launches

Euro NCAP launches "dual rating" crash test to show...


A new system of rating cars for safety has been introduced by independent crash testing organisation Euro NCAP in order to highlight the benefits...
Review of the 2016 Toyota Prius

First Drive: 2016 Toyota Prius Excel


Originally the torchbearer for ecologically sensitive road use, the Toyota Prius is entering a phase of midlife ubiquity as the jobbing Uber operative’s...
Car clinic BMW i3

What is the best eco-friendly non-electric hatchback?


Q. I want a new estate or hatchback that’s eco-friendly but not pure electric. Almost all my journeys are urban and less than five miles. I understand...
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Car of the Week: 2016 Toyota Prius Active


Toyota's timing for introducing an all-new Prius to British showrooms (March next year) couldn’t have been any better.
What is a hybrid car?

Driving Green: What are hybrid cars?


The first alternatively fuelled cars to hit our roads in significant numbers were petrol-electric hybrids...
Sunday Times Driving letters, April 26, 2015

Letters of the week, April 26


This week: more on spare wheels, self-parking car queries, nice guys with personalised number plates and more.
Seven seat car buying guide

Every seven-seat SUV and MPV reviewed and rated


If life feels a little like a travelling circus and getting the family out of the door and into the car is a conjuring act that would put to shame...
The cars that defined the decades

The cars that defined the decades


Cool and groovy, City boy racer or slighty smug — there’s always been a car that captured the mood over the past 50 years...
London Classic Car Show 2015: James May most important cars in history

LCCS 2015: James May's most important cars in history


It’s a debate that has kept publicans in business for years: what are the best cars ever made? These are James May's picks at the London Classic...
Toyota Prius

News: New Prius In-car technology will reduce parking...


“See-through” car doors and automatic reversing brakes could cut motoring accidents by a fifth when new parking technology is launched next year...