Richard Ingram

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New BMW iX3: specs, prices and on-sale date

The new BMW iX3 is on sale now, with prices starting from £61,900 for the high-spec Premier Edition

New Lucid Air is world’s longest-range electric car

New electric saloon car will do up to 517 miles on a charge, offering peak charging speeds of over 300kW

Maserati Grecale Folgore electric SUV on the way

Italian maker’s take on the Porsche Macan will go on sale in 2022, with a choice of petrol and pure-electric powertrains

Audi e-tron Sportback review

The Audi e-tron electric SUV now has a coupe-style 'Sportback' variant – but is it worth paying more for?

Renault Megane E-TECH hybrid review

Those after a spacious and cheap to run family car should take a close look at the Renault Megane plug-in hybrid

Green number plate for electric cars
Electric cars to get green number plates

From autumn 2020, all new electric cars are wearing green number plates, as part of plans to drive a “green economic recovery”

Ford Transit Custom hybrid van review

The Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid van offers around 26 miles of electric driving range and nearly 92mpg fuel economy

Skoda Superb iV
Skoda Superb hybrid review

Great practicality, rock-bottom running costs and a very competitive list price mean the Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid is a true class leader

Ford Transit PHEV
Ford Transit Custom hybrid reliability & safety

Ford has a good reputation for reliability, which means the Transit Custom hybrid should be a dependable companion

Ford Transit Custom hybrid interior & comfort

The Ford Transit Custom hybrid van is very comfortable, with seating for three and plenty of handy storage solutions

Ford Transit Custom hybrid engines, drive & performance

The Ford Transit Custom hybrid is surprisingly fast, with the punchy electric motor delivering good acceleration

Ford Transit Custom hybrid running costs

Running costs for the Ford Transit Custom hybrid should be low, provided you charge the battery regularly and don’t rely too heavily on the petrol engine

Ford Transit Custom hybrid practicality & load space

The Ford Transit Custom hybrid is just as practical as the non-hybrid variants, with only a slight reduction in maximum payload weight

Ford Transit PHEV
Ford Transit Custom hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The Ford Transit Custom hybrid has a useful electric range of 26 miles, plus a petrol engine for longer journeys – making it a great all-rounder

Citroen e-Dispatch
How to run a zero-emissions van

Looking to save money by purchasing a zero-emissions electric van? Read these tips before heading to the dealer

Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan 2020: prices, specs and pictures

August 2020 sees new colours and trims added, as well as software improvements to performance and charging, plus new driver aids

Lexus UX
Lexus UX 250h review

The Lexus UX is the first small SUV from the brand, featuring all the best bits about the larger NX and RX in a small and fun-to-drive package

Tesla charging at Instavolt charger
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network

Need to charge up your electric car on the InstaVolt charging network? Here’s how it works

Volkswagen e-Transporter charging
Electric van charging guide

How to charge an electric van is a key consideration for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think

2020 Nissan Qashqai hybrid spied again ahead of launch

The next-generation Nissan Qashqai will get hybrid powertrains when it arrives in late 2020