hybrid

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more distinct types of power, such as an internal combustion engine and an electric motor to power the vehicle.

Oxford plans to start banning petrol and diesel cars from 2020

Oxford city centre could be closed to all conventional petrol and diesel cars from 2020, under plans about to go out for public consultation.

Porsche tops growing hybrid resale values

The £80,000 Porsche Panamera will retain the most value amongst hybrid cars when a buyer sells it after three years, according to data specialist hpi.

Lexus finance offer for hybrid models

Lexus has announced a £2,000 deposit contribution for its hybrid models when bought using a personal contract purchase (PCP).

Hybrids spark growing new car market

UK new car sales hit a 12-year high in January, with alternative-fuelled cars reaching their highest-ever level but diesel sales slipping back.

Bentley plans to plug in entire range

Bentley plans to offer plug-in hybrid versions of its entire range within a few years. The first petrol-electric model will be the Bentley Bentayga SUV.

BMW 530e plug-in promises 400-mile range

The BMW 5 Series will gain a plug-in hybrid model in March with the launch of the 530e. The car is said to be capable of 141mpg and emissions of 46g/km.

Kia Niro review

The new Kia Niro is the brand's first mainstream hybrid model to be sold in the UK, but is being marketed first as a family-friendly crossover model.

£34K price-tag for VW’s plug-in Passat

Volkswagen is launching the first plug-in hybrid version of its fleet-favourite Passat, the GTE, with a 166mpg fuel economy figure and 39g/km emissions.

Kia Niro hybrid crossover on sale at £21.3K

Sitting between the Soul and Sportage models, the Kia Niro ‘Hybrid Utility Vehicle’ goes on sale in the UK in August, with prices starting from £21,295.

Hyundai prices Ioniq electric trio from £20K

Hyundai has announced prices for its forthcoming Ioniq – the first car offered with three choices of electric-based powertrain.

How the electric car has progressed through the years

Most people do not realise that the electric car actually pre-dates the petrol car. And as oil prices keep going up and EV technology improves, electric cars could once again outsell petrol and diesel cars, just like they did a hundred years ago.

Honda CR-Z: the sporty hybrid

When it comes to cutting-edge design and innovation, Honda has become a world leader - and its latest model, the CR-Z, is no exception (sponsored post)

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