The ‘affordable’ electric cars with the longest ranges: Ten EVs on sale in Britain for less than £40k that go the furthest on a full charge

These are the electric cars on sale in Britain today that evade VED ‘premium tax’ rates for motors over £40k These less expensive EVs offer fully-charged official battery ranges of between 239 and 300 miles The term ‘affordable’ is a relative one. What might be within one person’s budget might not be attainable for others.

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Vauxhall Corsa Electric review

Vauxhall’s electric supermini offers brisk performance and over 200 miles of range, but some rivals are better value for money It might not be the most exciting electric car we’ve tested, but the Vauxhall Corsa Electric (formerly the Vauxhall Corsa-e) is still one of the best small electric cars around. Certain buyers will appreciate how ‘normal’ it looks and

These are the cheapest new EVs you can currently buy

New EVs are still by-and-large expensive products, but we look at the most affordable models currently available If Volkswagen sticks to its promise, the ID.2 will arrive as the cheapest new electric car on the market, and tap into the relatively untapped affordable end of the segment, as EV manufacturers have so far been largely

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First Drive: The Nissan Townstar EV is a compelling entry to the compact electric van market

Nissan is kicking off a revived van line-up with the Townstar. Ted Welford tries it out in Paris. While Nissan is acknowledged for its Leaf being the first truly mass-market electric car, this firm’s impact on the commercial vehicle segment shouldn’t be underestimated either. Its e-NV200 was one of the first vans to be offered

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On the hunt for the best plug in hybrid cars for 2023? I’m a car expert and these are my top picks

If you read our guide to the best electric cars, you’ll know that here at Marie Claire UK, we’re passionate about protecting the planet and investing in vehicles that cause less pollution. Interested in a more sustainable vehicle but not ready to go full-bore electric just yet? There are other options available, like plug in hybrid cars,

Government buys more diesel cars than electric despite zero emission pledge by 2027

A Freedom of Information request has revealed just 3.5% of the Home Office fleet is electric despite a 2021 pledge for a zero-emission fleet by 2027 – just years away Tories have been accused of talking hot air over cars – after we found the Government still buys more diesels than electric models. That is despite a 2021 pledge

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New 2023 Hyundai Kona EV grows to boost practicality

Crossover to be “upscaled” with new multi-powertrain platform based on learnings from Ioniq 5 and 6 The new second-generation Hyundai Kona has been “taken to the next level” through a focus on the electric version and learnings from the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Hyundai Ioniq 6. Already on sale in Korea and due to arrive in Europe this summer, the new