Electric CarsJuly 5, 2013
A one-stop shop for everything you need to know about pure electric cars , extended-range electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids , including reviews of all plug-in cars.
Electric Car Guide animation
Electric Vehicles eligible for the Plug-in Car and Plug-in Van Grant
To provide more information as a follow-up to our introductory
Electric Car Guide video
, these are the electric vehicles that are eligible for the government’s
Plug-in Car Grant
Plug-in Van Grant
Electric Vehicle test drives – video
The BMW i3 – the world’s most sustainable car?
Renault ZOE review
Living with a Nissan LEAF
Living with a Vauxhall Ampera Extended-Range Electric Vehicle
Chevrolet Volt green car review
The 235mpg Chevrolet Volt is an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle, meaning that it’s an electric vehicle at all times, but its petrol range-extender generator means there’s none of the range anxiety of a pure EV.
smart fortwo electric drive cabrio review
Renault Fluence ZE
Renault Kangoo Van ZE
, which is essentially an electric four-wheeled scooter, felt so much like a go-kart on its launch in Ibiza that it inspired us to take it for a
test around an actual go-kart circuit
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid green car review
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
boasts impressive fuel economy of 134.5mpg, along with emissions of just 49g/km CO2; these figures are achieved by the ability to plug the hybrid car into the mains to charge the battery.
Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid – First Drive
Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid
is a four-wheel drive estate, which, according to official figures, is capable of 150 mpg along with 49 g/km CO2 emissions; Green-Car-Guide.com was one of the first media in the world to drive the prototype.
Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid driven
Green Car Guide drive of BMW ActiveE in the RAC Future Car Challenge
Are electric vehicles practical as fleet cars?
Electric vehicles have lower carbon footprints than normal cars
Trial shows electric vehicles already satisfy our daily needs
Electric Vehicle sales forecasts – 1 million EVs in the UK by 2020?