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LEVC TX review

Y'right guv'ner, where to? Nah, not goin' saaf th'river at this time a noit. Right; got that out of my system now, so thanks for bearing with me. Putting the stereotypical (and likely non-existent) London cabbie behind us, we can now get on with the business...

Volvo V90 T8 TwinEngine review

The Volvo V90 is an excellent example of an executive estate - spacious, stylish, and well appointed. As with all recent Volvo products, the V90 has had plug-in option added to the line-up, so here the V90 T8 TwinEngine PHEV model is tested - a rare example...

Nissan LEAF 40kWh first drive

As the first second-generation EV to make it to production, the Nissan LEAF 40kWh is a pretty big deal in the plug-in car market. With more refined styling, a boost in motor power, and of course the headline larger capacity battery, the LEAF 40kWh certainly...

BMW 330e review

BMW's 3 Series is one of the best cars in its class, so there is plenty of promise for the iPerformance PHEV model. BMW's expertise with electric vehicles has seen it claim a fair amount of the market, and it has plug-in models across a large number of its...

Smart forfour ED review

Smart has taken a, well . . . smart (apologies) approach to its range, and decided to electrify it completely. Yes, there are only three models in the brand's line-up, but you can get each of them in pure-electric form. We test the largest of the lot, the...

Smart fortwo coupe ed review

Smart might not have the largest range around, but it should still be applauded for offering an electrified version of each of its three models. Alongside conventional petrol models, Smart provides a pure-EV option of its fortwo coupe, fortwo cabrio, and...

Volvo S90 T8 TwinEngine review

Volvo's model range goes from strength to strength as the Swedish company continues to update its line-up using sensible principles and an attention to detail. The 90-Series started Volvo's renaissance, and here we test the S90 T8 TwinEngine - the PHEV executive...

Mazda CX-5 2.2D review

Mazda's CX-5 is a stylish option in the popular mid-sized SUV market, but one that can easily be overlooked by potential buyers. The likes of VW's Tiguan and Nissan Qashqai often top the sales charts in this sector, but the first generation CX-5 became the...

Lexus NX300h review

The Lexus NX has received a refresh, keeping the striking mid-sized SUV in the minds of buyers - or so the Japanese brand hopes. Styling tweaks, improved equipment, and a focus on hybrid power are the main changes to what was a characterful model before....

Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In review

Hyundai's IONIQ is a versatile model, that takes on a range of different rivals depending on its powertrain. The only model available in the three core states of electrification - electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid - it is the latter tested here. The IONIQ...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:14th May 2018