Autovolt Magazine

Jonathan Musk

Editor and automotive writer for AutoVolt Magazine, Jonathan is in charge of content for both AutoVolt's monthly magazine and website. Jonathan brings with him an extensive knowledge of cars, from the dawn of motoring right up to the modern day. He has written two classic car books, is an electric vehicle enthusiast and has driven hundreds of classic and modern cars.

Honda CR-V Hybrid

Update 2: Creature comforts

So what does a circa-£36k hybrid car get you for your money? The quick answer is a lot, but you’ll have to make some sacrifices for the hybrid power. Fully loaded as standard, the Honda CR-V Hybrid is a technology tour-de-force, with the Japanese firm putting its faith in the hybridisation of its flagship SUV

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Honda CR-V Hybrid

Update 1: Going hybrid

The CR-V is Honda’s premiere family load-lugger and consequently it benefits from an array of standard design features that will be appreciated by adults and children alike. One of the elements Honda’s engineers repeatedly get right is the insistence on ‘usable details’; doors that open almost ninety degrees means wrestling a car seat into position

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Dyson electric vehicle

Dyson seeks additional 300 automotive workforce for EV project

Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle that the company says it has been working on for the last three years, at its Malmesbury campus. This year, the already 400-strong automotive team will move to a new state-of-the-art building at the

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Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar reveals production ready I-Pace, price and specs

Jaguar has revealed pricing, a near-300-mile range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle; the I-Pace. The Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicle will be available to order starting today, 1st March, in S, SE and HSE derivatives alongside a First Edition priced from £63,495 OTR. Jaguar will initially only offer a liquid-cooled 90kWh lithium-ion

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Kia Optima PHEV

Wk9. Motorway EV driving

On a particularly cold summer evening, I decided to put the electric range of the Kia Optima PHEV (Optima Prime) to the test. It has always stated 31-miles on the display, although I’ve managed to eke 32-miles with relative ease after driving carefully and at town speeds up to 30mph. In traffic or urban driving

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