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The Definitive Review - Fiat 500 Hybrid

The 500 has been a great success story for Fiat, offering buyers a cute, retro citycar at affordable prices. But does it still have what it takes against newer rivals? Jonathan Crouch takes a look at a revised range enhanced with mild hybrid tech.

Underground parking spot on sale for £250,000 in Knightsbridge

Finding a parking space in the centre of London is one of driving’s great challenges. One way to greatly improve your chances is to simply buy your own, but we’ve recently learned that it isn’t a cheap option.

The Benefits of Owning an Electric Car

In 2020, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) grew by a massive 186% in the UK, with over 100,000 being sold. Of course, the lack of CO2 emissions is a compelling reason for many to make the switch, but there’s more to these vehicles than the ecological angle – many are great cars in their own right.

The Ultimate Guide to Charging Electric Cars at Home & All Things EV

In December 2020, the UK government announced a ban on the sales of petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030, in favour of electric vehicles which don’t emit carbon into the atmosphere. This is a welcome move for planet earth and mankind as a whole.

How Much does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?

The cost of charging any electric vehicle is dependent on numerous factors, some of which are continually fluctuating, which makes answering this question more complex than simply answering with a dead certain number.

How Long does an Electric Car Take to Charge?

Firstly you need to know the size of the vehicle battery measured in kW’s (KiloWatts).

How Far can an Electric Car Go?

Vehicle range is the estimated distance that your vehicle can travel on a single charge. In terms of electric vehicles, this refers to the amount of charge left in the vehicle battery at any given time.

The Beginners Guide To Electric Car Charging

2020 saw an influx of new electric cars to the market, now being produced by the majority of mainstream manufacturers, including VW, Vauxhall and Honda, to name a few! With the Governments pledge to ban all petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2035, many are starting to look ahead at what is on the market and learn all about electric car charging. One of the largest sources of climate pollution in the world is from transport emissions.

Electric Car Charger Home Installation UK: What You Need To Know

As the sales of electric cars and electric bikes continue to increase, electric car charger home installation is becoming more popular than ever before.

The Best and Worst UK Regions to Own an EV!

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly more popular with a shift away from relying on crude oil extraction to create petrol and diesel to fuel our vehicles. Backed by government support schemes, advances in technology and changing public opinion, electric vehicles are becoming more accessible to the general public.

The Definitive Review - CUPRA Born

The CUPRA Born adds a more appealing twist to established VW Group engineering for compact EVs. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

The Secret Meanings Behind Number Plates

You see them every day, to the point where they are almost background noise. There is a purpose to how they’re selected, though, and they could tell you something new about the vehicle they’re attached to.

CUPRA shows a glimpse of the UrbanRebel Concept

This all-electric concept car represents CUPRA’s most radical interpretation of an urban electric performance car. The concept car gives an idea of the future design language of the urban electric vehicle, which will be launched in 2025.

How to Prepare Your Car for a Dog

Cars have almost become our natural habitat, with the amount of time we spend in them and how comfortable manufacturers make them for us. We’re familiar with the sounds, sights and vibrations of a car in motion, but the same can’t be said for our canine companions. An extra effort needs to be made to ensure that dogs are as comfy and safe as we are when going for a ride.

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