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Best electric cars 2017

With a number of new models on the market, and increased awareness from buyers as to the benefits that running a plug-in car can bring, electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular. Drivers of EVs can see lower fuel, tax, and maintenance costs than...

EV price vs range comparison

With a number of updated electric vehicles recently launched in the UK, Next Green Car has decided to update its 'affordability' chart, tracking how much a mile of range costs for new EV buyers. Within the past six months, there have been new and higher...

Smiling and sideways in a Nissan Leaf

Despite EVs being around for a number of years now, there is still a bit of a stigma around them as boring cars with all the desirability of a milk float, but with less load space. It's an idea that is fundamentally untrue, so Nissan decided that it was...

Top 5 reasons to buy an electric car

You've had your interest piqued by electric cars, but are not sure what you've heard is fact and what 'facts' are fiction. Next Green Car has drawn up a simple guide to explain the benefits of owning and running an EV, so that you can judge for yourself...

Top 10 Green Cars 2017

It's safe to say that 2016 has been a good year for the green car industry, with a number of important new models released that have moved the game on further. The good news is that 2017 looks set to continue that trend, as manufacturers look for ways to...

Best plug-in hybrid cars 2016

Plug-in hybrid vehicles have seen a rapid increase in popularity as they offer many of the benefits of a pure-electric car, but without the range and charging limitations. PHEV owners can make savings in fuel costs thanks to higher MPG figures, VED rates...

Top 5 reasons to buy a PHEV

You're interested in plug-in hybrids but have heard a number of contrasting points of view - some for and some against. Next Green Car has drawn up a simple guide to explain the benefits of owning and running a PHEV, so that you can judge for yourself whether...

Beginners guide to PHEV charging

You've done your research, read the reviews, and decided that a plug-in hybrid is the type of car for you - good choice! The thing is that with a PHEV, you are effectively buying two cars in one, adding to the potential complexity of the situation. It's...

Best electric cars 2016

Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular as more and more buyers become aware of the benefits that running a plug-in vehicle can bring. EV owners can see savings made in fuel, maintenance and tax costs in particular, with a number of drivers able...

Beginners guide to EV charging

So you're looking at buying a plug-in car - excellent news. However, when buying electric cars you not only have to analyse the usual and varied considerations of price, body style, power, efficiency, specification, and whether it comes in that particular...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:2nd Mar 2017