electric car

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

How will we achieve an electrified car market by 2040?

The UK government has announced that it will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. But is that realistic for an electrified car market?

BMW confirms production of electric MINI

As part of its wider plans for an electric future, BMW has confirmed that a fully-electric MINI will go into production in 2019.

‘Mass market’ Tesla Model 3 goes into production

The Tesla Model 3 has gone into production as the electric car manufacturer gears up for the launch of its planned mass-seller.

Volvo pledges to go fully electric

Every new Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor, in the most significant embrace of electrification by a car manufacturer to date. 

Aston Martin goes electric with RapidE

Aston Martin has confirmed production of its first all-electric model, the RapidE. Only 155 of the RapidE will be built, with production set for 2019.

smart electric drive models added to line-up

smart has added electric power to its fortwo and forfour line-up. It's the first time that the four-door model has had a smart electric drive model.

Diesel sales slump dramatically in May

There has been a significant fall in the registrations of new diesel cars during May, down 20% on last year. Is this the beginning of the end for diesel?

Audi electrics & SUVs head bold launch plans

Audi has unveiled an ambitious new model programme to include more Q series SUVs and three e-tron battery-electric cars. The German premium brand intends that at least 30 per cent of its sales will be of electric or part-electric models by 2025, and to have the technology available for driverless city cars within four years. Five new lines in one year The plans have been outlined to Audi sharehold...

Volvo to call time on diesel?

Volvo could be set to end development of diesel engine technology for its cars, according to comments made by CEO Hakan Samuelsson.

Shanghai: Volkswagen debuts I.D. Crozz concept

Volkswagen has debuted the I.D. Crozz, an electric mid-size crossover SUV concept previewing a future production model, at the Shanghai motor show.

On sale in 2020? MG E-motion electric sports car

MG is set to build its first sports car since 2011, if the MG E-Motion concept is anything to go by.

Toyota Yaris GRMN and i-Tril concept revealed

Toyota unveiled the Yaris GRMN hot hatch and an autonomous commuter concept vehicle called i-Tril at the Geneva motor show earlier this month.

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