The Motor Awards 2018: Vote for the best Green Car of the Year


Voting is open in The Sunday Times Motor Awards 2018. Here is a rundown of the Green Car of the Year contenders.
Top-5-best-city-cars-chosen-by-The-Sunday-Times-Driving

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.
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

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:...
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

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
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

Driving Green: Top five electric cars


It's not that long since there weren’t five electric cars to choose from – and certainly not five genuinely decent models worth investing your...
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

Buying guide: 25 best eco-cars for every occasion ‒...


Dismissed by some as shopping trolleys, city cars are some of the most innovative vehicles on the road, cramming four passengers into a parking-friendly...
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

News: Registrations of alternatively fuelled cars sprout...


Sales of electric and other so-called alternatively fuelled vehicles are up over 50% so far this year compared with last, according to new figures.
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

Red Bull Racing and Renault Q&A reveals why F1 is more...


Don’t switch off the TV race coverage… there’s amazing stuff happening under an F1 car's engine cover