electric car

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

Renault ZOE powers up its electric motor

The Renault ZOE, Europe's best-selling electric car, is gaining a power boost thanks to a new motor extending the powertrain options to five.

New Nissan Leaf targets switch to electric

Prices have been announced for the new Nissan Leaf, as speculation grows that the Government will launch a scrappage scheme to switch drivers out of diesel and into hybrid and electric vehicles. While many car manufacturers have run scrappage programmes in the second half of 2017 to combat falling sales, and some have extended them into 2018, the Government is coming under increasing pressure to l...

Tokyo show suggests more Nissan LEAF models

A pair of concepts unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show suggest that the Nissan LEAF electric car is set to grow into a family.

Frankfurt: Honda commits to electric future

Honda has announced at the Frankfurt motor show that electric technology will feature in every new model the brand launches in Europe.

Frankfurt – Audi Aicon has no steering wheel or pedals

The Frankfurt show is all about autonomy and the Audi Aicon is a vision of the brand’s future self-driving technology, having no steering wheel or pedals.

Frankfurt – Volkswagen I.D. Crozz EV ‘close to production’

The latest Volkswagen I.D. Crozz, unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, is a further major pillar of the group's €6 billion electric strategy.

Frankfurt – Honda Urban EV on sale in two years

Electric power is without doubt a major theme of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show and typical of the new models is the Honda Urban EV Concept.

Jaguar unveils its plan for an electric future

Jaguar has unveiled the Future-Type concept and announced that all Jaguar Land Rover cars will be electrified in some way by 2020.

MINI Concept to electrify Frankfurt show

The MINI Electric Concept, to debut at the Frankfurt show 20 years after the brand's debut under BMW ownership, previews a production car on sale in 2019.

Sports model tops new BMW i3 electric range

The BMW i3 has been facelifted three years after it first went on sale, with styling revisions, more equipment and a new sports-pitched model, the i3s.

Concept Buzz to reinvent Volkswagen Kombi

The iconic Volkswagen Kombi van is on the way back – as an electric people carrier based on the I.D. Buzz concept shown in Detroit.

Infiniti builds retro electric race car

Infiniti is joining the manufacturer rush to electric racing cars – except that its model is a 1940s styled concept single seater.

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