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Tesla Model Y officially the world’s best-selling new car of 2023

Tesla Model Y

Sales of the Tesla Model Y hit 1.22 million in 2023, according to analysis of final figures, making the electric SUV the most popular new car globally last year. JATO Dynamics revealed that sales of the Model Y were up by 64% from 2022, or 480,000 more units than 2021 …

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Vauxhall Astra Electric review

Vauxhall Astra Electric review

We get behind the wheel of the much-anticipated 100% electric version of the Vauxhall Astra… The family favourite that is the Vauxhall Astra was originally launched way back in 1980. Available as a hatchback or rakish Sports Tourer (estate), the eighth-generation model was introduced in 2022. Initially offered as a …

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Revealed: Top UK Christmas markets for EV drivers

Peugeot E-2008 - Christmas market

The best Christmas markets for electric vehicle drivers have been revealed in a new study conducted by Peugeot UK. Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market was found to be the most accessible, offering the best balance of charging options, according to the research. Using Time Out’s list of best Christmas markets in …

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Abarth 500e review

Abarth 500e review

Is the Abarth 500e a proper electric pocket rocket? We get behind the wheel to find out… If you’ve ever driven or heard one of the Abarth-tuned Fiat 500s over the years, you’ll know that they are cars that bombard the senses. Not only do they look suitably sporty, they …

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F1 legend Mika Häkkinen designs luxury electric superbike

Mika Häkkinen and Verge Motorcycles

Two-time Formula champion Mika Häkkinen has teamed up with Verge Motorcycles to launch a limited edition model limited to just 100 bikes. Designed by Finnish star, it features a stylish and bold design combined with Verge’s unique technology. “I know from experience what it takes to develop a vehicle that …

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Hyundai Ioniq 6 review

Hyundai Ioniq 6 review

We road test the sensational new Hyundai Ioniq 6 – a boldly-styled EV marketed as a ‘streamliner’… Hyundai is absolutely smashing it out of the park at the moment. Hot on the heels of the latest i10 city car, Tucson Hybrid SUV and crowd-pleasing Ioniq 5, comes the Ioniq 6. …

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DS 3 E-Tense review

DS 3 E-Tense review

Our first drive in the 100% electric version of the stylish five-door DS 3 compact SUV Originally launched as the DS 3 Crossback in 2019, this chic crossover was initially available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines (a 100% electric variant following a year later). Fast forward to …

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Citroen e-C4 X review

Citroen e-C4 X review

We road test the stylish new four-door version of the pure electric Citroen e-C4… The “affordable” end of the EV market is becoming extremely competitive – and Citroen is up for the fight. Starting with the bargain basement Ami city runabout, through to the e-C4 hatchback, and up to the …

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Lexus RZ review

Lexus RZ review

Luxury brand Lexus is a little late to the party with its first purpose-built electric vehicle. So, the question is – has the RZ been worth the wait? Lexus is no stranger to electrification. After all, Toyota’s premium sister brand launched its first hybrid, the RX 400h, way back in …

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New vs used: The biggest EV cost savings revealed

Volvo XC60 review

  Motorists could save up to 67% when buying a second-hand electric vehicle, a new study has found. The Nissan Leaf is the EV that offers the most purchase price saving when buying used versus new, costing less second-hand (£21,799), according to the car insurance team at Comparethemarket.com. The Renault …

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