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MG5 EV review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”An electric estate. The only other big-booted non-SUV EV estate is the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, which costs rather more than the affordable MG5 EV.” MG5 EV: Range & charging The MG5 EV has much in common with its MG...

Renault Zoe Z.E.50 review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”A long range and excellent cabin make this compact EV a real contender in the supermini market, electric or otherwise” Renault Zoe Z.E. 50: Range & charging Renault’s Zoe is one of the few second-generation EVs available, and as such...

Best Electric Vans 2021

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For many businesses, electric vans have shifted from being a niche product to a serious consideration. Combining the usual practicality you would expect from a van with extremely low running costs, the sums quickly add up for businesses both small and large....

VW ID.3 review

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Zap-Map verdict: “The VW ID.3 is spacious, has a good range, and offers quick recharging times. It’s a fantastic all-rounder.” Volkswagen ID.3: Range & charging Volkswagen’s ID.3 is ushering in a new era for the company, with the launch of the electric-only...

EV driving in Europe

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Since Zap-Map is one of the best places to find out about electric vehicles and EV charging in the UK, we thought we’d expand our knowledge a bit and find out what it’s like to drive and charge an electric car abroad....

Vauxhall Corsa-e review

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Zap-Map verdict: “Excellent value and comfortable to drive, the Vauxhall Corsa-e blends a good range with short recharging times.” Range & charging Vauxhall’s Corsa-e looks to offer buyers a simple choice. You could pick a ‘normal’ petrol or diesel Vauxhall Corsa or,...

Mercedes Benz EQV first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Hugely spacious and refined, the Mercedes Benz EQV is expensive but with no direct rivals.” Range & charging Mercedes Benz has big plans for its range of EQ models – pure-electric vehicles – which started in the EQC. Second to...

New electric cars coming in 2021

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Most will agree that 2020 was a bit rubbish on the whole (possibly an understatement). But on the bright side, the electric car market certainly didn’t share in that gloom, especially new electric cars. In fact, 2020 was the year that the...