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Electric cars: lack of charging points and competition fuel concerns ahead of petrol and diesel car ban

Electric cars: lack of charging points and competition fuel concerns ahead of petrol and diesel car ban

Lack of competition, on-street charging and underinvestment in rural areas are all key issues highlighted by competition watchdog, the CMA

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Petrol, hybrid and electric family cars rated: which aced our tests?

Petrol, hybrid and electric family cars rated: which aced our tests?

If you’ve been putting off buying a new car during the pandemic, the delay could have worked in your favour. Lockdown restrictions haven’t held manufacturers back from launching new models...

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Eight things electric car owners should know

Eight things electric car owners should know

You can charge an electric car in the rain but you shouldn’t ever tow a broken-down electric car yourself. We reveal what you really need to know about electric cars.

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Family and electric cars crash tested: which raised safety concerns?

Family and electric cars crash tested: which raised safety concerns?

The latest official crash test results are revealed - find out which car performed poorly, and whether all new electric cars did any better

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Family SUVs vs estate cars tested: which are the best to buy?

Family SUVs vs estate cars tested: which are the best to buy?

Estates are having a design resurgence, with traditional boxy looks replaced by stylish bodywork and sweeping coupé-like rooflines. SUVs may be trendy, but the lures of cheaper prices, more luggage...

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Five problems with electric car charging and how to fix them

Five problems with electric car charging and how to fix them

Our research into electric cars and the public charging network has revealed five problems, plus what needs to be done to fix them.

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The four most common faults in used cars

The four most common faults in used cars

Discover the common faults you need to look out for on a used car, plus what you need to know about second-hand electric car batteries.

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Electric cars hit the road with new green number plates

Electric cars hit the road with new green number plates

The government hopes the scheme will encourage people to buy zero emission vehicles ahead of the phasing out of petrol and diesel cars in 2030.

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Five new hybrid and electric cars to look out for in 2021

Five new hybrid and electric cars to look out for in 2021

With much of the UK population spending most of 2020 shut indoors, it’s no surprise to see that new car sales have fallen through the floor. However, despite a 30%...

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Electric cars top UK bestsellers list for April 2020

Electric cars top UK bestsellers list for April 2020

Lockdown has affected all aspects of the UK’s economy, not least the car industry. A combination of physical restrictions and financial uncertainty has seen new car sales fall off a...

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