Spacious, well equipped and cheap; is the MG ZS EV the breakthrough for electric cars in the UK?

Zero emissions, long range, sensible packaging, and a price that’s not eye-watering? Electric cars have just become viable…

Audi has been slow to the market with a hybrid, but has it been worth the wait or is it too little, too late?

Get a buzz out of going green, but think that electric cars aren’t ample enough for a family? We look at the current range of EVs to find the positives…

Tesla Supercharger 2015 620x277

The problem with electric cars, we’re so often told, is range anxiety; that feeling that you get as the battery drains away potentially leaving you stranded miles from a plug socket. Tesla’s impressive Model S mostly does away with those concerns, being able to go on for a claimed 312Continue Reading

Kia Soul EV 2015 620x277

Electric vehicles come with some downsides, not least is range anxiety. Can you really go as far as the manufacturers claim? The Kia Soul EV, a pure electric car that uses nothing but batteries and a motor to propel you, was launched late last year with a claim that itContinue Reading

Volkswagen has resisted the temptation to offer special sales incentives with the all-electric Golf and instead will sell it like any other car. That means there will be no battery-hire scheme like that offered by Renault with its electric models, and no system of credits giving owners access to combustion-enginedContinue Reading

It’s possibly the ultimate accessory for the Audi owner about town – a fold-away electric mini-scooter, branded with the German company’s name and logo, which can be tucked away in a corner of the boot until needed. But any UK Audi-philes who have the idea of buying one will haveContinue Reading

Mitsubishi has long promised that the Outlander PHEV, or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, will be a game-changer, telling us back in March 2013 that the pricing will be spectacular. They were right. Launched today, the Outlander PHEV will attract a huge amount of attention, not just for its smart looksContinue Reading

Top Ten 2013 665x297 Phil Huff FrontSeatDriver.co.uk

The last twelve months have been fantastic for car fans the world over, with some incredible machinery coming to the market. I’ve been fortunate enough to get behind the wheel of 121 different new cars over the year, some of which you’ll find reviews of on these pages, alongside otherContinue Reading