German motorists ‘can lease Renault Zoe electric car for free’


German motorists are able to lease an electric car for two years for free, thanks to a generous government grant.

2020 Renault Zoe electric car review


The new Renault Zoe comes with a larger battery for more range and the choice of two motors. Will Dron tests the more powerful R135 model.
Ep Tender electric car trailer

Battery trailers for electric cars can boost range


EP Tender, a company based near Paris, has come up with an innovative solution to restricted electric car range.
2020 Renault Zoe: prices, electric range, specs and release date

2020 Renault Zoe: prices, electric range and specs


With a new interior and 30% more range liberated from the battery, the Renault Zoe electric supermini has had its most thorough overhaul to date.
The Motor Awards 2018: Vote for the best Green Car of the Year

Motor Awards: Vote for the best Green Car


Voting is open in The Sunday Times Motor Awards 2018. Here is a rundown of the Green Car of the Year contenders.
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Top five best city cars to buy in 2018


City cars are a lot more talented than their pigeonhole title suggests. These are some of the best value-for-money cars in showrooms and they're
2017 Renault Zoe electric car long-term road test review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving

Extended test: 2017 Renault Zoe


Will a pure-electric Renault Zoe prove to be a practical solution during the winter months? Will Dron will be finding out in this extended test.
Time to ditch diesel? Comparing the costs of driving a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric car

Time to ditch diesel? See the cost of alternatives


In little more than 20 years, the government hopes the rattle of diesel and roar of petrol-powered cars will fall silent. It wants drivers to kic
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Top five best electric cars


After the government announced that it intends to follow the lead set by Norway and France, and ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars...
The best cars to avoid paying road tax (VED)

The best cars for avoiding road tax (VED)


Every driver knows how expensive it can be to run a car, even before paying costly annual road tax. And since April’s changes to car tax,
Reader Letters: Aston corrections, speed limiters, Citroën brake wear and motorcycle filtering

Reader Letters: Speed limiters and motorbike wars


Your correspondence this week covers Clarkson's "insults" to Aston Martin's "fine engineers", Citroën brake wear query and erratic driving.
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Buying Guide: Five perfect cars for new parents


After the birth of your first child, identifying a suitable car to convey the precious bundle to check-ups, grandparents and the shops should be easy:...
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What do you need to know before buying a used electric...


At the end of 2014, Nissan claimed that most Leaf drivers wouldn’t ever go back to an ICE (internal combustion engine) car