Richard Ingram

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BP Chargemaster Polar chargers
Complete guide to the Polar Plus charging network

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on BP Chargemaster’s Polar Plus public charging network

Mercedes E-Class hybrid reliability & safety

The Mercedes E-Class hybrid's excellent safety score and the company’s reputation for reliability should give buyers confidence

Mercedes E-Class hybrid practicality & boot space

The Mercedes E-Class hybrid’s battery reduces boot space quite considerably, but the E 300 de is at least available as an estate

Mercedes E-Class hybrid interior & comfort

Interior comfort, luxury and technology is a Mercedes E-Class speciality and the latest model doesn't let the side down

Mercedes E-Class hybrid engines, drive & performance

The Mercedes E-Class plug-in hybrids are powerful, but can feel a bit less dynamic due to their added weight

Mercedes E-Class hybrid running costs

For company-car drivers and those with relatively short commutes, the Mercedes E-Class hybrid will be extremely cheap to run

Mercedes E-Class hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The Mercedes E-Class hybrid has a decent electric range and impressive CO2 and MPG figures, on paper at least

Mercedes E-Class hybrid review

The latest Mercedes E-Class hybrid is available with petrol or diesel power, and is a comfortable alternative to the sportier BMW 530e

Hyundai launches Ioniq electric car sub-brand

New electric-only sub-brand will see Hyundai launch three electric models over the next four years

New DS 9 E-TENSE plug-in hybrid luxury saloon to rival BMW 530e

Flagship luxury saloon unveiled with plug-in power – joining DS 3 and DS 7 as first of four new models

DS 7 Crossback E-TENSE
DS range to expand to six models within two years

Peugeot-Citroen’s premium brand will expand its range from two to six cars before the end of 2022

Mercedes E 300 de
Best hybrid company cars 2020

Business users and fleet customers could save thousands by picking one of our best hybrid company cars

Mercedes E-Class saloon and Estate updated for 2020

The Mercedes E-Class gets a fresh look, extra kit and new technology for 2020; prices for E 300 e start at £46,230

Skoda Superb hybrid
Skoda Superb hybrid interior & comfort

Gone are the days when a Skoda felt like it was built using castoffs from the Volkswagen parts bin; the Superb feels plush and premium – especially in its pricier trim levels

Electric BMW 5 Series on the way

BMW will offer customers “Power of Choice” with next-generation 5 Series available as petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric

BMW iX1 electric SUV confirmed

Smaller BMW X1-based model will follow the iX3 as the brand's next electric SUV

What is a self-charging hybrid?

The term 'self-charging hybrid' is appearing increasingly frequently, but what exactly does it mean? Here, we outline the upsides and downsides of this technology

Electric car repairs, servicing and maintenance: a complete guide

How, where and when should you get your electric car serviced? DrivingElectric reveals all

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Possible Nissan Juke electric in the works

Nissan looks to apply its Ariya treatment to a range of models, opening up the possibility for a pure-electric SUV to sit alongside the Juke

Renault ZOE van launched with 245-mile range

New electric Renault ZOE van joins maker’s zero emissions commercial vehicle range