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Best Michelin Green Star restaurants for EV drivers

PEUGEOT E-308 and the Michelin Green Star winner

Peugeot UK has revealed the Top 10 Michelin Green Star restaurants for electric vehicle drivers. The winners of the prestigious Michelin Green Star Award have been ranked according to the quality of the nearby charging infrastructure, and the number of cities within the 257-mile range of the Peugeot E-308. First …

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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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New drivers plan to spend £4,000 on their first car

Young-Driver-driving-lesson

Newly qualified drivers plan on spending £4,124 on their first car, according to new research. Pre-17 driving experts at Young Driver surveyed 500 of its customers, who will soon turn 17, to find out what their plans are when they pass their driving test. Almost two thirds of the respondents …

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Smart #1 review

Smart #1 review

We get up to speed with the first of a new generation of Smart cars – the awkwardly-titled #1… The Smart #1 compact SUV is the first fruit of a new joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Chinese giant Geely, which also owns Volvo, Polestar and Lotus. Sharing a platform with …

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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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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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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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Revealed: Alpine’s first electric hot hatch

Alpine A290 concept car

Alpine has unveiled its first ‘lifestyle’ model – the concept for the much-anticipated A290. The exciting new car made its debut at an historic hangar in Bristol – birthplace of Concorde, the Anglo-French supersonic airliner. Alpine’s Formula one drivers, Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly, who are helping to develop the …

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Luxury London hotel treat for electric car drivers

Royal Lancaster London -Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

We put the Royal Lancaster’s ‘Plug In, Switch Off & Recharge’ package to the test… If you’re planning a trip to the capital and you drive an electric vehicle, there’s a new way to make your stay greener and more restful. The iconic Royal Lancaster London, which overlooks Hyde Park …

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