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Mazda’s 2019 EV to get rotary range extender

18 hours ago / 0 comments

Mazda has confirmed its first electric car will be available with an optional range extender; the first rotary engine fitted to its production models since the RX-8 coupe was discontinued in 2012.

Hyundai Kona Electric details leaked ahead of reveal

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has begun taking pre-orders for the Kona Electric in South Korea, hinting at a model range which is likely to be echoed when it launches in Europe this summer.

Byton partners with Aurora for self-driving technology

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Byton announced a partnership with Aurora in order to help the fledgling electric vehicle marker incorporate level 4 (L4) autonomous-driving vehicle capabilities.

Jaguar I-Pace to offer 250 miles in 45 minutes

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Jaguar has confirmed its first electric car will be able to charge from 0-80% in 45 minutes, offering an approximate range of 250 miles.

£9.8m funding for 1,000 V2G chargers

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy minister Richard Harrington has awarded £9.8m for a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) demonstrator project.

PSA to electrify across all brands and reenter US market

1 month ago / 0 comments

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that every model of PSA vehicle will be offered with electrification as an option, at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.

MFG and ChargePoint Services to install 200 rapid forecourt chargers

1 month ago / 0 comments

ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) are rolling out rapid chargers across the GeniePoint Network and expect to have 200 by the end of 2018.

Schnieder Electric refines electricity distribution for businesses

1 month ago / 0 comments

Schneider Electric has launched a 54-product distribution range for multi-occupancy buildings, catering for plug-in vehicles.

Volvo confirms plug-in hybrid XC40 for Q4 2018

1 month ago / 0 comments

Volvo UK has confirmed the plug-in hybrid version of its new XC40 crossover will be gradually rolled out Q4 2018.

GASAG and Ubitricity partner to offer new e-mobility solutions

1 month ago / 0 comments

GASAG and Ubitricity want to promote electromobility in cities with smart EV charge cables and pay-per-koliwatt-hour electricity tariffs.

Kia confirms 16 electrified vehicles by 2025

1 month ago / 0 comments

Kia has outlined plans to offer 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.

Computer company plans to transition 50-strong fleet to EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Taylor Made Computer Solutions has started to switch their fleet of 50 vehicles to electric, starting with the delivery of six new BMW i3.

Kia to launch long range Niro EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia Motors has confirmed the new Niro EV will have a “substantially larger range” than the competing Hyundai Ioniq.

i3 traction control tech to roll out across BMW and MINI ranges

2 months ago / 0 comments

BMW is set to roll out the traction control system from the i3 electric car across all future BMW and MINI products as it shows how electric vehicle tech can be used to enhance … Read More »

Nissan abandons battery lease for new Leaf

2 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has announced the 2018 Leaf price list, which marks the abandonment of battery leasing on the brand’s current electric vehicle line-up.

ULEV sales remain in favour of PHEV over EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV remains top selling electrified model, according to latest RAC Foundation figures, but ULEV sales continue to surprise with no clear trend.

Road Test: Volvo S90 T8

2 months ago / 0 comments

Following the hugely successful launch of the XC90 and XC60, Volvo’s saloon and estate car line-up is undergoing a similarly modern update with the introduction of the S90 and V90. The largest of Volvo’s … Read More »

Belgian charging network connects France and Netherlands

2 months ago / 0 comments

Belgium’s UNIT-E charging network has added 25 rapid chargers along key routes spanning between the French and Dutch borders, enabling easier long-distance travel for electric vehicles.

BMW partners with Solid Power to offer future EVs with longer range and durability

2 months ago / 0 comments

BMW Group has announced a new partnership with Solid Power in a joint effort to develop solid-state batteries for electrified vehicles.

EQUA Index extended to electric vehicles

2 months ago / 0 comments

Emissions Analytics has extended its EQUA Index programme to test electric vehicles.