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Jonathan Musk

Volkswagen reveals flexible and mobile rapid charger

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has offered a first glimpse of a future mobile quick charging station that can be independently setup from the power supply.

Road Test: Honda CR-V Hybrid

1 month ago / 0 comments

Honda’s latest hybrid takes over from diesel power in the new CR-V. Jonathan Musk reports.

Vauxhall confirms three-EV lineup for 2020

2 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has confirmed plans to launch two new EVs in 2020, joining its electric Corsa – set to debut in 2019.

New-gen battery tech to provide 300-mile range in next Kia EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia has confirmed its next major electric vehicle (EV), due circa 2020, will offer a range in excess of 300 miles and will likely be equipped with next-gen battery tech.

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

3 months ago / 0 comments

Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

2019 BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid specs revealed

4 months ago / 0 comments

Following the global reveal of the new generation BMW 3 Series, the forthcoming plug-in hybrid is shown as offering a 45-mile electric range, low CO2 and fuel economy.

BMW drops i3 range extender

4 months ago / 0 comments

The full electric BMW i3 and more sporty i3s are now available with a near 200-mile range, while the company has quietly dropped the petrol range extender model from the line-up.

First Drive: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

4 months ago / 0 comments

Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Next-gen DS3 replacement revealed with 200-mile EV variant

4 months ago / 0 comments

DS, Groupe PSA’s premium car brand, is entering the electric market with it’s long awaited DS3 replacement, the DS3 Crossback.

BPme could expand to include BP Chargemaster

6 months ago / 0 comments

BP’s fuel payment app BPme could soon support payments for electric vehicle charging, following BP’s recent £130m acquisition of Chargemaster (now rebranded as BP Chargemaster).

Hyundai confirms hybrid and PHEV for new Santa Fe

7 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has confirmed hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains will be added to the Santa Fe SUV.

Transport Scotland increases EV fleet funding

7 months ago / 0 comments

Increased funding to encourage the uptake of EVs in fleets has been announced by the Scottish Government.

Fiat Chrysler to phase out diesel by 2021

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest carmaker to call time on diesels in Europe with plans to ditch diesels across its car line-up by 2021, citing a harsh regulatory environment over emissions.

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

8 months ago / 0 comments

Does Jaguar’s first electric car meet expectations? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Vattenfall EV charging expands into UK

8 months ago / 0 comments

Partnering with fleet owners is a ‘must’ for electric vehicle potential to be realised across England. So says Swedish energy company Vattenfall as it expands into the UK.

Workplace charging key to UK’s EV future

8 months ago / 0 comments

The current rate of uptake for EVs will only be possible if smart workplace charge points are used, say Vinci Energies’ subsidiary Actemium.

UK to lead on automotive battery innovation

8 months ago / 0 comments

A new £80m facility in the UK plans to lead the world on the development of the next generation of automotive battery systems.

Porsche adds plug-in power to new Cayenne

9 months ago / 0 comments

Porsche has added plug-in hybrid power to the Cayenne SUV model range.

Toyota reveals multiple electrified models

9 months ago / 0 comments

A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.

Volvo reveals new XC40 T5 plug-in hybrid

9 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo Cars has revealed the new XC40 T5 Twin Engine amidst plans for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025.