The all new March-April 2015 AutoVolt is now available!
Main feature articles in this issue are:
- COVER STORY: #ChallengeZOE
We challenge a bus between Oxford and Cambridge in a Renault ZOE. Find out which one comes out on top.
- INTERVIEW: Dale Vince
One-on-one with Dale Vince, the green energy guru and CEO of Ecotricity.
- FEATURE: LEXUS NX 300H
Lexus’ newest hybrid is a crossover. We test it to see if it’s any good or just a bit of a show off.
- FEATURE: e-mobility in an oil world
A brief look at how falling oil prices might, or might not, affect the sale of EVs.
- TECHNOLOGY: lithium-ion batteries
The fuel tanks of the electric car, but how do they work? We find out.
- FEATURE: Prius Plug-in
There are many shiny new plug-in hybrids coming to market. Does this ‘old’ one still have relevance, or is it an old dog that can’t be taught new tricks?
- FEATURE: Nissan e-NV200 Combi
Nissan’s van – turned electric van – turned five seat electric car is given a thorough test.
- FIRST DRIVE: Ford Mondeo Hybrid
Ford’s popular rep-mobile gets a fresh new look and for the first time, a hybrid powertrain too.
- MINI REVIEW: VW e-up!
VW’s baby electric car and their first EV too. We find out if it is any good.
- BUYING GUIDE: Lexus RX 400h
Luxury, Japanese technology, off-road styling and legendary Lexus reliability, all for a bargain price. What’s not to like?
- FORMULA E: Miami & Long Beach
Discover the next two races of Formula E.
The latest EV & hybrid news, plus handy guides explaining electric and hybrid vehicles to both the beginner and enthusiast alike complement every issue.