What exactly is WLTP and RDE emissions testing?

The latest WLTP tests mean higher on-paper fuel economy, higher emissions, and revamped model ranges. Significant changes to new car emissions and fuel economy testing...

Brembo Sensify brakes put to the test

New Sensify braking system from Brembo aims to revolutionise how quickly and safely vehicles can stop in any conditions. Brembo has revealed what it is...

How to replicate that new car smell

There’s more to making a new car smell nice than simply spraying perfume. We meet Nissan’s expert in odour evaluation. Everyone wants their car to...

What are the fire risks of electric vehicles?

A lithium-ion battery fire is almost impossible to put out. We look at why that is, how fire services are handling it and what...

What does kWh mean for an electric car?

You'll see the term 'kWh' crop up in just about every electric car review, but what does it mean? For many buyers, one of the...

What is a Green NCAP rating?

You may have heard about a Green NCAP rating, but what exactly does this rating involve? Here’s our quick guide to Green NCAP. With car...

How to convert your car to electric

The idea of carrying out your own electric-car conversion seems tempting, but you’ll need specialist knowledge and it won't be cheap. Electric-car enthusiasts have been...

What is an electric vehicle range extender?

Range extenders – or extended-range electric vehicles – are an alternative form of electric car. They help eliminate range anxiety while maintaining many of...

What happens when an electric car runs out?

This is what happens when an electric car's battery runs out – and what you should do if it happens. You’re sure to have heard...

The best luxury electric cars for 2022

From Audi to Tesla, here are our top picks of the most luxurious fully electric cars to buy in 2021-22. Electric cars are now coming...

What is AdBlue (diesel exhaust fluid)?

If you own a diesel car built after September 2015, the chances are it’ll need AdBlue at some point. Our guide explains all. AdBlue, or...

How wireless electric car charging works

What is wireless charging, how does it work, and which companies are leading the way? Find out here. Wireless charging has become common on high-end...

Electric Car Guide: Tesla Supercharger Network

Tesla's Supercharger network has earned a lot of headlines, but what exactly is it? Here's everything you need to know. The Tesla Supercharger might sound...

Australia’s best compact hot hatches in 2021

Here are the best compact hot hatches you can buy now or are coming soon to Australia.

What is Volkswagen 4MOTION and do you need it?

Volkswagen’s 4MOTION models all have all-wheel drive, but there are pros and cons. If you’re wondering what 4MOTION means, or where you’ve heard of it...

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