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It’s official: EVs are easier to drive

Peugeot-Young-EV-Drivers-Challenge

Two out of five parents would already prefer their children to jump straight into a fully electric vehicle and skip petrol and diesel cars when learning to drive, according to new research by Peugeot UK. However, nearly a third believe it will be harder to learn to drive in an …

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Cupra Formentor review

Cupra Formentor review

You’ve got to hand it to Cupra, SEAT’s sporty spin-off brand. To take a generic SUV like the Ateca and transform it into a bold, head-turning coupe-crossover is no mean feat. In fact, the first fully-fledged Cupra model looks like nothing else on the market in its price bracket. Athletic …

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Hyundai Tucson crowned ‘Car of the Year’

Hyundai Tucson Hybrid review

Hyundai’s impressive new Tucson SUV has been named best car in Britain by leading motoring title, Carbuyer. Thes judges were bowled over by the Tucson’s eye-catching styling, smart interior, clever technology and nimble yet comfortable driving experience. As well as being named Carbuyer Car of the Year 2022, the mid-size …

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Battista EV supercar wins prestigious award

Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista hyper GT

The stunning all-electric Battista has won the coveted Design Award at the exclusive Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy. Automobili Pininfarina’s new hyper GT made its European public debut in production-ready form at the prestigious event, finished in Verde Paradiso exterior paintwork with a luxurious tan leather interior. …

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Tesco named best supermarket for EV owners

Volkswagen and Tesco chargepoint partnership

Tesco has topped the list for supermarkets providing charging for electric car owners, according to an independent analysis of EV facilities across the UK by electric cars website Electrifying.com.The supermarket, in partnership with Volkswagen and Pod Point, has installed charging points across 400 of its stores across the UK.Overall, almost …

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Green light for the cute Citroen Ami

Citroen Ami

Citroen has confirmed that its fully electric Ami city car will launch in the UK next year. More than 12,000 UK customers have already registered their interest in this cute EV which has a range of 46 miles and a top speed of 28mph. With a length of only 2.41m …

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MINI celebrates major milestone

20 years of MINI production at Swindon and Oxford

The one millionth MINI has been delivered in the UK, just over 20 years since the start of modern MINI production in 2001. In all, MINI has sold more than 5.1 million cars globally in the past two decades, and the UK is the brand’s largest market. The 3-Door Hatch, …

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Skoda Enyaq iV transformed into a Popemobile

Skoda-Enyaq-iV-fit-for-Pope-Francis

Pope Francis is being treated to zero emissions travel courtesy of specially converted Skoda Enyaq iV EVs during his visit to Slovakia. The two pure electric SUVs, plus two smaller Karoqs, were adapted according to the Vatican’s wishes. To make it easier to see the Pontiff, clear glass windows in …

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Police forces trial all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E police car concept

Ford has unveiled Mustang Mach-E police concept at the Emergency Services Show in Birmingham, following several requests from forces around the country to evaluate the pure electric SUV. The Metropolitan Police Force has already appraised the standard Mustang Mach-E and has now requested a full test of the marked concept. …

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New E10 petrol perplexes a quarter of motorists

New-E10-eco-petrol

One-in-four drivers are still in the dark about a new greener fuel now available at pumps, according to RAC research. More than a quarter of drivers (27%) are yet to check whether their car is compatible with E10 petrol which arrives at forecourts this month, with a similar proportion (24%) …

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