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Jonathan Musk

UK’s North East goes electric with new charging hubs

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fastned will expand its electric vehicle rapid charge network in the north east of England, with five new fast charging ‘hubs’.

Audi to reveal next stage in electric mobility at Geneva

1 month ago / 0 comments

Audi has revealed first sketches of its “next stage in electric mobility”; the Audi Q4 e-tron electric car concept.

SPIE empowers IONITY electric car rapid charging in the UK

1 month ago / 0 comments

SPIE UK is to be responsible for the planning and design of electric charging stations at strategic locations along the United Kingdom’s major road infrastructure.

Pod Point chosen to complement Kia’s growing EV line-up

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia Motors UK has chosen Pod Point as official homecharge provider to complement its growing range of electric powered plug-in vehicles.

Drive electric for a tenth the cost of a petrol car, says ScottishPower

2 months ago / 0 comments

ScottishPower has launched a new tariff for EV owners that it says will cost drivers a tenth of the cost per mile of a standard petrol car.

Volkswagen reveals flexible and mobile rapid charger

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

Vattenfall EV charging expands into UK

10 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.