Why dig up roads, make new connections to the electricity grid and install expensive and often huge public car-charging systems, when you can convert an existing street lamp into a charging station instead?

Test Drive

Revealed a special event in Berlin, the sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo is huge on cabin space, premium fittings and latest-generation driver safety technology, but with prices starting at just €12,975, it's still small in terms of financial outlay.

Travel routes

Between Nice and Menton the mountains plunge sharply down to the sea. Running along these heights are three famous routes: the Grande Corniche, the Moyenne Corniche and the Basse Corniche. The first affords the most stunning views, climbing to 1,476ft/450m. The second offers beautiful vistas along the shore; while the third provides access to the coastal resorts.