Hazel Southwell

Hazel Southwell

Contributor

Hazel has been The Drive’s London outpost for a year, specialising in electric vehicles and new fuel and powertrain technologies. She’s covered tech in motorsport since the inception of Formula E and has been a journalist for 17 years.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Electric vehicles, new fuel technologies and batteries
  • Trackside reporter and interviewer
  • Previous experience includes the BBC, newspapers and documentaries

 

EXPERIENCE

Hazel writes and talks about electric vehicles, batteries and racing. Her work has appeared on the BBC, The Independent, RaceFans, CAR magazine, Motor Sport magazine and many other publications. She featured as an expert commentator in Formula E’s Unplugged series, academy award winner Fisher Stevens’ documentary And We Go Green, Amazon’s Lewis Hamilton - The Art Of Winning and is a regular podcast host and guest, as well as speaking at education and industry conferences.

Fun Fact/Tip/Anecdote/Favorite Product

Hazel is named after a nuclear reactor that recreated the Chernobyl meltdown.

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Great Wall Motors Tank and WEY cars in a factory

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By Hazel Southwell / Published May 27, 2022

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How Autonomous Cars Are Learning To Drive Off-Road

By Hazel Southwell / Published May 27, 2022

Kimi Raikkonen waving in the pit lane during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021

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By Hazel Southwell / Published May 26, 2022

kia ev6 charging

More EVs Are Now Sold in One Week Than in All of 2012: Study

By Hazel Southwell / Published May 24, 2022

Average Car Is Older Than Ever Thanks to High Prices, Low Supply

Average Car Is Older Than Ever Thanks to High Prices, Low Supply

By Hazel Southwell / Published May 23, 2022

Europe’s Theatrical Trolley Driver Olympics Are Hilariously Good

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By Hazel Southwell / Published May 23, 2022

A beekeeper in a Lamborghini-branded protective suit caring for a bee hive

Why Do Car Companies Keep So Many Bees?

By Hazel Southwell / Published May 20, 2022

The teaser image of three shadowy SUVs that Mahindra showed earlier in 2022

Volkswagen Partner With Mahindra To Use MEB EV Platform

By Hazel Southwell / Published May 19, 2022

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