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Martyn Collins

Road Test: Jaguar E-Pace PHEV

4 days ago / 0 comments

Same-again looks hide a new platform, plug-in power and revised interior, finds Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Citroën C4 and ë-C4

2 months ago / 0 comments

SUV-like styling and the choice of diesel, petrol and full electric power will mean Citroën’s new small family rival will shake up the class, says Martyn Collins.

Road Test: Polestar 2

2 months ago / 0 comments

Stylish with impressive range, the Polestar 2 has the ‘want’ factor, according to Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Mazda MX-30

2 months ago / 0 comments

Quirky, but the MX-30 is great to drive, well-equipped and affordable, says Martyn Collins.

First Drive: Toyota RAV4 Plug-in

3 months ago / 0 comments

The flagship RAV4 model is now a plug-in hybrid. Martyn Collins finds the result expensive but likeable.

Road Test: Volkswagen ID.3

3 months ago / 0 comments

Martyn Collins asks if the ID.3 is the car to bring electric motoring to the masses?

Road Test: Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e

3 months ago / 0 comments

Pivotal to Audi’s fleet aspirations for the latest A3 Sportback range, the premium small-family hatch has gone plug-in hybrid. As expected, the result impresses, Martyn Collins reckons.

EV tipping point within two years, BVRLA conference reveals

1 year ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicles will reach cost parity with internal combustion-engined vehicles by the start of 2022 latest, aided by a substantial increase in the level of production and significant falls in the cost of batteries.

Citigo e iV is revealed as Škoda’s first all-electric car

2 years ago / 0 comments

Škoda reveals its first all-electric production model – the Citigo e iV.

Plug-in hybrid highlight for facelifted Superb range

2 years ago / 0 comments

Škoda has revealed a lightly facelifted version of its range-topping hatch and estate range – the Superb – which gets a new 215hp hybrid version.

Three new Citroën models with electric power in 2020

2 years ago / 0 comments

2020 will be the year Citroën goes big on electrification, according to Citroën’s global marketing and communications senior vice president, Arnaud Belloni, in an interview last week.

Citroën reveals its vision of long-haul motoring with 19_19 Concept

2 years ago / 0 comments

The French manufacturer, celebrating its century this year, has shown the second element of its future mobility, its futuristic 19_19 concept at the Viva Tech show in Paris.

e-208 designed to appeal to fleet buyers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nearly half of 208 customers could opt for the electric version of the supermini, which is due this summer and designed to particularly appeal to fleets.

e-Niro building EV customer base for Kia

2 years ago / 0 comments

Kia’s e-Niro electric SUV is still proving popular with potential customers and helping to build the brand’s EV presence despite having sold out of this year’s allocation.

JLR buyers look to an EV future after sales drop

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jaguar Land Rover is eyeing growth opportunities with plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, following a 13.2% decline in global sales in Q3, blamed on falling diesel demand and uncertainty on Brexit.