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First Drive: MG ZS EV

5 days ago / 0 comments

MG enters the electric market, with an inexpensive proposition and enticing specs, finds Jonathan Musk.

Electric focus to see fleet account for nearly half of MG sales

5 days ago / 0 comments

As the fastest-growing car manufacturer in the UK, MG is setting its sights on electrified vehicles to act as the tip of the spear in the UK for rising fleet sales.

Ionity rollout across UK motorway network buoyed by Extra deal

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Ionity – a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche – has formed a partnership deal with Extra MSA Group that will see the mass rollout of … Read More »

Volkswagen’s WeShare gets out-of-hours access to supermarket chargers

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s newly launched WeShare car sharing service in Berlin will be able to additionally charge its cars at Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, following a strategic partnership.

EV infrastructure to get a boost following EDF and NEoT partnership

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

EDF Energy has entered into a partnership with NEoT Capital to accelerate the delivery of key infrastructure for electric vehicles in the UK.

Renault’s Alliance Ventures buys into The Mobility House

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

For an undisclosed sum, Alliance Ventures – the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi – has invested in a platform that integrates vehicle batteries into power grids.

Tesla halts Long Range RWD Model 3 production

1 month ago / 0 comments

Tesla has halted with immediate effect its rear-wheel drive Long Range battery Model 3 variant, forcing new customers to choose between either the shorter range or all-wheel drive (AWD) performance models.

Refreshed Renault Zoe sports 242-mile range

1 month ago / 0 comments

Renault has made significant improvements to its popular Zoe electric car, with increased range and power options, as well as a restyled look and new DC charging option.

New details emerge about Honda’s first electric car

1 month ago / 0 comments

Details of Honda’s forthcoming first electric car, the Honda e, have been revealed including battery capacity and charge rate.

5-minute EV recharge time proven in first-ever demo

1 month ago / 0 comments

Israeli tech company StoreDot has verified claims that its ultra-fast charging lithium-ion battery can recharge in five minutes through an inaugural demonstration.

BP Chargemaster unveils new 150kW ultra-fast charger

2 months ago / 0 comments

BP Chargemaster has unveiled its new 150kW charge point, which will begin to be rolled out across its Polar network and BP forecourts.

4 weeks until EU Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System Law is implemented

2 months ago / 0 comments

From 1st July, all new private and commercial electric and hybrid vehicles with four or more wheels must have an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) fitted.

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover collaborate on electrification

2 months ago / 0 comments

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group have confirmed a collaboration between the two companies to deveop the next generation of electric drive units (EDU).

SEAT kickstarts electric offensive with Mii electric, drops petrol

2 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT’s electric offensive has begun with the Mii electric – a Volkswagen e-up! based car – with a WLTP stated range of 161.5 miles per charge.

EV charge point locations outnumber petrol stations

2 months ago / 0 comments

Figures from popular EV charge point mapping service Zap-Map, show that public charging locations now surpasses petrol stations for the first time.

Kia instigates Niro Hybrid and PHEV safety recall

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia has instigated a voluntary recall of 5,020 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models due to possible overheating in an electrical relay.

Co-wheels launches electric fleet for hire in Bristol

2 months ago / 0 comments

Co-wheels has introduced a new fleet of 10 Renault Zoe electric cars available for rent in Bristol, following funding from the European Union research project ‘Replicate’.

UK shoppers increasingly demanding ‘green’ deliveries

2 months ago / 0 comments

According to a new survey from Wincanton, UK consumers are demanding more sustainable delivery options with over a quarter (26%) saying they are likely to buy from a retailer that uses electric vehicles and … Read More »

Sophus3 analysis reveals surge in interest in EVs in April and May

2 months ago / 0 comments

Sophus3 – the car buyer data company – has revealed a surge of interest in electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK in April and May.

Ionity installs 100th 350kW rapid charger in Europe

2 months ago / 0 comments

The Ionity network – backed by Volkswagen Group, BMW, Daimler and Ford – has installed its 100th high-power charging site in Rygge, Norway.