Ecotricity’s Electric Highway rapid charging network is to roll out 30 “electricity pumps” on fuel forecourts across London next year, targeting key commuter points on the capital’s biggest roads.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has revived its Evolution high-performance line with a fully-electric crossover, revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Toshiba Corporation has developed a new battery technology said to enable a compact vehicle to offer a 200-mile range and six-minute recharging, set to come to market as soon as 2019.
Growing demand for electric vehicles and changing regulations in China may be about to cause a worldwide shortage of graphite, a key component of electrodes in lithium-ion batteries, experts have warned.
A collaborative project in the Netherlands has installed its first vehicle-to-grid charging point, for a trial using a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV as a backup energy store.
Clean energy consultancy company, Voltia, has launched a free online tool aimed at helping businesses find electric light commercial vehicles to suit their fleet.
Manchester is to host a free two-day electric vehicle event aimed at stakeholders, SMEs and drivers, run by charging solutions supplier Franklin Energy and parking operator Q-Park.
Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance subsidiary, has revealed a 594bhp plug-in hybrid coupe with a fully-electric range of 100 miles, ahead of production beginning in mid-2019.
Groupe Renault will halve its diesel product offer over the next five years, with a focus on launching part and fully-electric models based on technology shared with Nissan, Mitsubishi and Daimler.
Land Rover will introduce its first plug-in hybrid drivetrain on the revised Range Rover Sport next year, offering 398bhp with CO2 emissions from 64g/km.
Utility company, EnBW has placed an order for 117 rapid chargers which will deployed along major motorway routes in Germany by the end of the year.
The alliance between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi has set out a five-year plan which will launch long-range fully electric vehicles across all main segments, based on shared technology.
Franklin Energy has now installed 22kW charging points at the north of England’s four largest cities, following a two-year partnership with Q-Park.
The European Commission is rolling out 60 electric vehicle chargers at its office car parks across Brussels this month, working with Dutch energy product specialist Alfen.
Hyundai Motor will launch a car sharing programme in Amsterdam next month, with a fleet of 100 Ioniq Electric vehicles available for use around the city.
Chinese carmaker Chery has revealed the first of its European-market products, a crossover with hybrid and electric powertrains which will target fleet and retail customers across the region.
TomTom has launched a new service displaying real-time charging point availability for electric vehicle drivers within its navigation devices.
Vauxhall’s first plug-in hybrid will be a version of the forthcoming Grandland X crossover, utilising technology from PSA Group, the carmaker has confirmed.