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Award-winning electric and plug-in hybrid cars

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

The UK’s best new electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars for every budget have been revealed at the inaugural What Car? Electric Car Awards. Held in association with charging point provider Myenergi, the 16 categories were devised to help buyers of every need and budget make the best choice …

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Honda stars take centre stage at design museum

Honda e and CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP superbike

The award-winning Honda e and CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP superbike have been inducted into the prestigious Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. The impossibly cute Honda e electric vehicle also takes centre stage in the museum’s special “Milestones in Contemporary Design” exhibition as one of the 76 best products of …

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Volkswagen, Tesco, Pod Point: leading the charge

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point free charging network

The UK’s largest free retail charging network for electric vehicles has given away enough energy to power the homes of almost 130,000 people. Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point teamed up to launch the scheme for electric vehicle (EV) owners across the UK in November 2018. The partnership has now hit …

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Porsche Taycan review

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

Every now and again a new car rocks up and it changes everything. The remarkable Porsche Taycan is one such vehicle. The company’s first all-electric car isn’t just stunning, it embodies everything we’ve come to expect from Porsche – cutting-edge tech, kerb appeal, sublime driving dynamics and superb build quality. …

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Nissan’s guide to EV driver etiquette

Nissan EV Driver Etiquette guide

As the Coronavirus lockdown eases, Nissan has created a guide to encourage more EV-friendly behaviour as motorists return to the roads. Drawing on the company’s heritage as a pioneer in mass-market electric mobility, the Nissan EV Driver Etiquette is packed with digestible, reassuring advice for new and seasoned  electric vehicle …

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Celebrating 70 years of SEAT

Seat 600's 60th birthday

SEAT, the car maker that helped democratise mobility in Spain, has undergone a profound transformation since it was founded on 9 May 1950. Production began in 1953 with 925 employees and a rate of 5 cars per day. Fast forward to 2020 and more than 15,000 people work at SEAT in …

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Britain’s top-rated electric car chargepoint providers

Tesla Superchargers

Tesla’s Supercharger electric car charging network has been named the best in Britain in an all-new survey of electric-car owners. The US company’s charge points were rated number one in all four assessed categories – ease of use, cost, speed and reliability – securing the title of Driver Power Best …

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Lexus RX review

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

The original eco-friendly 4×4 gets a makeover for 2020 and it’s more relevant than ever… Lexus made history in 2005 when it launched the RX 450h – the world’s first luxury hybrid SUV. The RX is now in its fourth generation and its major rivals are in catch-up mode, desperately …

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World Car Awards 2020 – the winners

Kia Telluride

The epic Kia Telluride has been crowned World Car of the Year at the 2020 World Car Awards, beating off strong competition from the Mazda CX-30 and Mazda3. Though not available in the UK, the big SUV was rewarded by the 86-strong judging panel for its distinctive design and impressive …

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