electric car

An electric car is a vehicle propelled by one or more electric motors, using electrical energy stored in rechargeable batteries.

New Volkswagen electric city car charges in

The all-electric Volkswagen e-up! is now available to order in the UK, bolstering the model range of the acclaimed city car beyond the facelifted petrol versions already on sale.

Audi planning electric Tesla Model S rival?

Reports suggest Audi has approved production of a new model to rival the Tesla Model S, to be called the A9 e-tron and appear by 2020.

Can Tesla really change the world?

Could the Tesla Model 3 transform the electric vehicle (EV) industry the same way that the Ford Model T transformed motoring 100 years ago?

‘More EV points than petrol stations by 2020’

Nissan is claiming that by 2020 the UK will offer more electric vehicle charging points than traditional fuel filling stations.

EV maker Tesla hints at big future plans

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been using social media site Twitter to give clues to a future electric product range including a company SUV, minibus and pick-up.

June down but record 2016 for car sales

New car sales declined in June, for only the second month in more than four years. However the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), which compiles the figures, is indicating that the results are in line with expectations and pointing to a record first six months of 2016 for the market. Referendum uncertainty may be a factor Registrations of UK new cars were down 0.8 per cent in Jun...

Hyundai prices Ioniq electric trio from £20K

Hyundai has announced prices for its forthcoming Ioniq – the first car offered with three choices of electric-based powertrain.

How China will decide what your next car looks like

Key aspects of your next car could be the way they are because of what customers want in China. That's if you actually own a car at all.

The future of the car – how will it look?

“There will be more disruption to the car industry in the next ten years than there has been in the last 100 years.” So opened the “Future of the Car” Summit in London last week, organised by the Financial Times. The above quote came from Paul Willcox, Nissan Europe Chairman, at the start of his keynote presentation. He believes that the car companies need to adapt and inno...

BMW’s i3 stretches electric range

BMW is upgrading its i3 electric car with major battery changes. Turning them from 60Ah to 94Ah units, which will boost the range by more than 50 per cent.

Tesla unveils its electric game-changer

US-based electric manufacturer Tesla has unveiled its ‘most affordable car’ yet – the Model 3 – its ‘most affordable car’ yet.

What is the future of diesel cars in the UK?

The Volkswagen Affair has cast a spotlight on diesel cars and their pollution, and led to calls for diesels to be banned. But what's it really all about?

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