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Why the affordable family car is an endangered species

Car makers’ shift to more profitable models amid higher costs, a crippling shortage of parts and the push for electric vehicles is threatening the death of the…

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Should you join the Tesla club? Nine things to know before you buy

Tesla bucks the car-buying trend by doing away with traditional dealerships. Instead, Tesla has 27 “Stores” in the UK. Rather than glass-and-metal palaces crammed with cars, Tesla…

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One in two news cars must be electric by 2028

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said that new rules “must encourage consumers to purchase, not just compel manufacturers to produce”. SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes…

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Why it’s still cheaper to run an electric car – despite rising electricity prices

It won’t be news to anyone that energy prices are rising in 2022. Gas and electricity bills are set to go up by an average of some…

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More electric cars sold in March than all of 2019

Car makers around the world are still struggling to source enough chips after factories that produce them closed down in the early days of the pandemic nearly…

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The 10 essential questions you need to ask before changing your car this year

The bad news from oil industry experts is that prices could continue rising, possibly passing £2 per litre for petrol, with diesel going even higher. Dr Amrita…

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My electric car journey from hell shows buyers must beware

This week, Grant Shapps announced a target of 300,000 more chargers across the country by 2030, the year when the Government says it will ban the sale…

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The 10 essential questions you need to ask before buying a car this year

The bad news from oil industry experts is that prices could continue rising, possibly passing £2 per litre for petrol, with diesel going even higher. Dr Amrita…

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Electric cars have a very dirty secret

Every major manufacturer has committed to phasing out vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, with GM planning to do so by 2035 and Chinese-owned Volvo by 2030….

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Jaguar Land Rover in talks for British gigafactory

Britain is in line for another gigafactory after Jaguar Land Rover began talks with the battery maker that supplies Nissan about producing power sources for its Land…

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Soaring energy costs threaten to unplug electric car revolution

Rising energy costs threaten to sabotage Boris Johnson’s plans for an electric vehicle revolution, car industry chiefs have warned. Manufacturing electric cars requires large amounts of energy,…

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Treasury to lose £2bn more than expected in annual tax by 2026, as electric cars take over

A quicker than expected uptake of electric vehicles means the Treasury will receive £2.1 billion less in tax receipts per year by 2026 than was previously calculated….

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Craven politicians are too scared to confront the true cost of electric cars

Almost from the moment that the first automobile took to the roads led by a pedestrian waving a red flag, the motorist has been clobbered by the…

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Cost of charging electric cars on the street hits new high

FairCharge, a group campaigning for the 20pc VAT rate on public charging points to be cut, said the disparity meant those paying at public points paid £185…

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The true cost of charging an electric car at home

Telegraph reader John Ball, from Bradley Stoke, Bristol, knew his neighbour was installing a home charging point for his electric Mini. Ball didn’t bank on his own…

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Ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 ‘unrealistic’ due to slow progress with EV charger network

The report also said confusion about how infrastructure projects will be paid for has delayed progress on net zero, including progress towards cleaner freight, heating and transport….

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Ford’s commitment to electric cars casts doubt on the future of its top-selling Fiesta and Focus

The strategy in Europe consists of three new EV models, two of them medium-sized crossover cars (to be launched in 2023 and 2024), which will be built…

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The 10 best electric cars to buy for the new 22 registration and their benefits

Thinking about buying an electric car? You’re not the only one. Plenty of British buyers are wondering about when to switch from petrol or diesel to an…

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Kia EV6 electric car is crowned Car of the Year 2022

Tough year The effects of the Covid pandemic this year meant that access to the cars to the original 61 jurors across 23 countries was restricted, but…

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The 10 best electric cars to buy in 2022 and their benefits

Thinking about buying an electric car? You’re not the only one. Plenty of British buyers are wondering about when to switch from petrol or diesel to an…

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Need for speed on ‘green’ truck development as hauliers risk backing wrong tech

“You need hydrogen infrastructure, but there’s also challenges in terms of actually getting a commercially viable product,” says Ian Foley, a former F1 engineer for Lotus who…

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Ask the expert: Is buying a very low-mileage car a good or bad thing?

Alex Robbins is contributing editor at Telegraph Cars where, as well as responding to readers’ queries, he also contributes reviews of new and used cars, together with…

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Driveways are the last line of defence in the war against suburbia

It is easy to sympathise with Joni Mitchell’s words: they paved paradise and put up a parking lot. But if you live in a city and need…

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Nasty shock: how electric cars could blow an £8bn hole in Britain’s finances

Howard Cox at campaign group Fair Fuel argues the idea is good in principle, but “I can’t see it being done fairly”. “If I drive 15,000 miles…

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Ask the expert: Should I keep my Land Rover Discovery despite a persistent oil leak?

Alex Robbins is contributing editor at Telegraph Cars where, as well as responding to readers’ queries, he also contributes reviews of new and used cars, together with…