Road Tests

First drive: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium SE

The Ioniq signals Hyundai’s intent to launch a range of ‘green cars’ and spearheads the company’s move to become an eco-friendly vehicle leader. With three electrified powertrains in one body style, Richard Gooding finds out how the hybrid – the most conventional of the trio – lives up to its eco billing

Road test: Fiat Professional Fiorino Cargo SX 1.3 Multijet 2 80

Recently revised, the Fiat Professional Fiorino now has a smarter appearance and cleaner Euro 6-compliant engines, but enjoys the same practicality as before. Richard Gooding delivers the verdict on the urban warrior from Italy

Road test: Volkswagen Passat GTE

The Volkswagen Passat GTE promises low emissions with both performance and efficiency. Richard Gooding reports on whether this mid-sized car marriage of pace and parsimony is a happy one

First drive: 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTE Advance

The Golf GTE was the first plug-in hybrid version of Volkswagen’s evergreen family hatchback. Now there’s an updated version: Richard Gooding finds out what has changed

First drive: Citroën SpaceTourer Business BlueHDi 150 M S&S

While its futuristic-sounding name might not take it into the stratosphere, Richard Gooding finds that the new Citroën SpaceTourer does offer increased space and seating flexibility

Road test: Suzuki Celerio SZ3 1.0 Dualjet

The Suzuki Celerio is one of the cleanest standard internal combustion-engined cars GreenFleet has ever tested. Richard Gooding finds out that low emissions doesn’t necessarily mean low fun

EV Diary: Nissan Leaf Tekna 30kWh

Month three: a highly usable range and impressive cost savings are just two benefits of the Nissan Leaf 30kWh. What has it been like living with the world’s best-selling electric car over the course of three months, and what other enjoyable qualities does it have? Richard Gooding has the answers

Hyundai Ioniq Electric Premium SE

With one body style and three electrified powertrains to choose from, Richard Gooding finds out how the all-electric version compares to the established class leaders

Road test: 1997 Toyota Prius

That original Prius brought hybrid motoring and the Japanese company’s ‘Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive’ to the masses, and has gone on to spawn three subsequent generations. We took a spin in one of the early UK cars

Road Test: Renault Kadjar Dynamique S Nav dCi 110

Conceived as a global car, the Renault Kadjar is one of the more recent entries into the busy C-segment crossover market. With low emissions and latest-generation dCi engines, Richard Gooding examines if it is destined for fleet success.

First Drive: Toyota C-HR Hybrid

The Toyota C-HR is the latest entry into the busy mid-size crossover market. Richard Gooding gets under its distinctive skin and finds a hybrid powertrain, low emissions, and Lexus-like luxury.

First Drive: 2016 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

The Ioniq is the first weapon in Hyundai's attack on the 'green car' market and carries with it ambitions for the company to become an eco-friendly vehicle leader. With one body style and three electrified powertrains to choose from, Richard Gooding finds out how the all-electric version compares to the established class leaders.

Road Test: Jeep Renegade

The Renegade is Jeep’s first model built outside the US. Big on style and choice, the baby Jeep faces tough rivals in the fiercely fought compact crossover market.

PHEV Diary: Final report - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Over 6,000 miles have rolled under the GreenFleet long-term Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s wheels.

Road test: Vauxhall Astra Tech Line 1.6 CDTi 110 S/S ecoFLEX

The new Vauxhall Astra promises lower emissions, enhanced efficiency, a more dynamic drive, and more technology. Richard Gooding finds out if the all-new, British-built hatchback delivers these benefits to both business and family car drivers