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Peugeot E-3008 review

Peugeot E-3008

We road test the pure electric version of the next-generation Peugeot 3008… The Peugeot 3008 is a great example of how the automotive industry has evolved since 2007. Back then it was a dumpy looking MPV, but all that changed in 2016. In one fell swoop, Peugeot’s designers re-invented the …

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Porsche Taycan sets new benchmark at Shelsley Walsh

Porsche Taycan, Shelsley Walsh

The all-electric Porsche Taycan has claimed two records at the world’s oldest motorsport venue. In the hands of journalist Dan Prosser, the Taycan Turbo S Sport Turismo set the fastest times in both the Series Production Electric Vehicle and Estate Car classes at Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The …

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Lotus Emeya completes intensive test programme

Lotus Emeya

The all-new Lotus Emeya has completed an extensive three-year test and development programme across 15 countries and two continents. Cold-weather validation programme in the Arctic Circle confirms the “hyper-GT” can perform in the harshest conditions, including temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius. It’s claimed the rigorous tuning and testing …

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Kia EV9 review

Kia EV9 review

We road test the Kia EV9 – the stellar South Korean brand’s all-new, all-electric flagship SUV With its concept car looks, long range and effortless drive, the Kia EV9 is quite the statement. About the same size as a BMW X5, it’s available as a six or seven-seater – the …

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Audi Q4 e-tron review

Audi Q4 e-tron review

We get behind the wheel of the Q4 e-tron – Audi’s entry-level, all-electric car… Launched in 2021, the Audi Q4 e-tron battles it out in the hugely competitive mid-sized SUV sector. Its many rivals include the Tesla Model Y, Kia EV6, BMW iX1, Mercedes-Benz EQB, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar …

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Play your cards right with cinchCharge

cinchCharge

We test the “faff-free” app and card that makes charging an EV much easier… The great switch to electric vehicles is not without its issues. The high upfront cost of EVs, range anxiety and finding a public charger, to name but a few. Then there’s the multitude of different companies …

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2023 Volkswagen ID.3 review

2023 Volkswagen ID.3 review

Volkswagen’s bestselling EV in the UK has had an update for 2023 – we drive the new, improved ID.3… The VW ID.3 electric hatchback has been treated to a mild makeover and tech update, despite only being launched in 2020. Volkswagen has listened to feedback (some of it lukewarm) and …

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Electric vehicle sales accelerate during July

DS 3 E-Tense review

One new EV was registered every 60 seconds in the UK during July, according to new data. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show the total UK new car market grew 28.3% in July with 143,921 new vehicles registered, with electrified vehicles accounting for more than …

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Game-changing Dacia Spring EV coming to the UK

Dacia Spring

Dacia has confirmed that Europe’s most affordable new electric car will be launched in the UK in 2024. The Dacia Spring could be a game-changer because it’s currently sold in France from just €20,800 (£17,773) before up to €5,000 in government grants are deducted. The UK will launch an all-new …

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The Italian Job: Kia EV6 GT finishes 1000 Miglia Green in style

Kia EV6 GT completes the 1000 Miglia Green 2023

The Kia EV6 GT has completed the 1000 Miglia Green 2023, dubbed the “most beautiful race in the world”. Finishing as the highest-ranking performance electric vehicle entered and sixth overall, the 1000 Miglia is a true test of endurance for both car, driver and navigator, requiring performance, precision and skill …

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