Finally, an electric car for the real world?

Schäfer stresses that this was no hypermiling exercise, in which professional economy drivers eke out the last drop of petrol or watt of power. “The car had lights on in the morning,” he says, “with windscreen wipers and driving in... Read more

Mercedes electric car does 1,000km trip on a single charge

Rival electric cars often do less than their advertised maximum range because hills, braking, heating and air conditioning can all sap the battery.  In the UK, the car industry has been lobbying for the Government to speed up the rollout... Read more

Death of a middle-class icon: the rise and fall of the Mercedes estate car

And of course, further forward, the passenger compartment offered the sort of unburstable solidity for which 1980s Mercedes have since become prized, paired – if you were willing to pay for it – with luxurious, wood-lined trimmings. The options list... Read more

The 5 best classic cars to buy in 2022 for less than £2,000

Prices of the classic Volvo 240 are now well and truly on the rise, but buyers haven’t cottoned on to its successor, the 740, in quite the same way just yet. It won’t be long before they do, though, so... Read more

A 620-mile range and innovation galore for Mercedes EQXX electric car concept

It’s almost as slippery as a penguin, with a shape inspired by a drop of water, but it’s the 1,000km (620 miles) range of the latest Mercedes-Benz concept car, the Vision EQXX, which is capturing the headlines. This sort of... Read more

How cheap is your car to fix? Huge disparity in repair costs revealed

Other small cars to feature in this group are the Citroen C1, Hyundai i10, Honda Jazz and Suzuki Swift.  The surprise of the top 10 for repair costs is that the Mercedes SLK is the second cheapest car to repair.... Read more

The 5 best classic cars to buy in 2021 for less than £2,000

Prices of the classic Volvo 240 are now well and truly on the rise, but buyers haven’t cottoned on to its successor, the 740, in quite the same way just yet. It won’t be long before they do, though, so... Read more