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Tag: EV

An EV (electric vehicle) uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. EVs include road and rail vehicles and electric aircraft.

Lotus Evija The Car Expert

New Lotus Evija is £1.7m electric hypercar

Lotus has unveiled a long-awaited all-new model in the form of an electric hypercar, the Lotus Evija.
SEAT el-Born The Car Expert

SEAT el-Born – styling an electric future

The SEAT el-Born, built on the Volkswagen Group's new MEB platform specifically designed for electrification, points to the future of the brand.
Jaguar I-Pace The Car Expert

Safety fears add noise to electric vehicles

From 1st July all new electrified vehicles will be required to emit a noise at low speeds to warn pedestrians of their presence.
Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point

More EV charge points than filling stations in UK

There are now more electric vehicle charging locations in the UK than the number of fuel stations, according to new data. Numbers from Zap-Map, an online aid to locating...
1905 Honda e the Car Expert

Honda e to offer standard-fit cameras in place of door mirrors

The Honda e electric car will be the first production model to fit door cameras in place of wing mirrors as standard.
Skoda Citigo-e The Car Expert

Skoda Citigo-e is brand’s electric pioneer

Skoda has officially unveiled its first electric car – the Citigo-e iV – on the same day as rival Vauxhall reveals its first EV.
Vauxhall Corsa-e | The Car Expert

Next Vauxhall Corsa to include all-electric model

Vauxhall will join the move towards electric vehicles with the next generation of its best-selling Corsa supermini range.
MG ZS EV electric vehicle | The Car Expert

Electric MG ZS EV showcased at London Motor Show

MG’s first-ever electric car, the ZS EV, has been officially unveiled to the public at this week's London Motor and Tech Show.
Mercedes-Benz EQC UK pricing announced | The Car Expert

Mercedes-Benz EQC pricing announced

The all-new Mercedes-Benz EQC, which is the company's first-ever dedicated all-electric vehicle, has gone on sale in the UK. The SUV starts at £65,640 in Sport trim, topping out...
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Hyundai Ioniq upgrades extend electric range

Hyundai has updated its Ioniq family car, the changes including upgraded equipment levels and an extended range on the electric version.
Electric car charging point | The Car Expert

Electric car market flat due to long waiting times

Britain’s electric car revolution is being hampered by a "bottleneck" in global battery production, as demand far outstrips supply of zero-emission vehicles.
Aston Martin Rapide E | The Car Expert

Shanghai debut for first Aston Martin electric car

The Aston Martin Rapide E has been unveiled at the Shanghai motor show – the first all-electric car from the brand and limited to only 155 examples.
2019 Audi e-tron test drive wallpaper | The Car Expert

Audi e-tron test drive

Audi’s hotly-anticipated entry into the EV market is here, and the Audi e-tron brings with it a seamless blend of quality and electric power.
SEAT electric concept car | The Car Expert

SEAT promises six electric cars by 2021

SEAT has become the latest brand to ramp up its electrification strategy, announcing that it will launch a total of six pure-electric or plug-in hybrid cars by 2021. The...

What’s an electric car like to drive?

More people than ever are considering a switch from fossil fuels to electricity for their next car. But what is an electric car actually like to drive and live with?
The next-generation Porsche Macan will be fully electric

Next Porsche Macan to be electric only

Porsche has shocked many buyers by announcing that the second generation of its Macan compact SUV will only be available as an electric vehicle (EV).
Honda Urban EV The Car Expert

Production Honda Urban EV to debut at Geneva

Honda will unveil its Urban EV small electric car in production-ready form at the Geneva Motor Show in March, ahead of sales starting within a year.
Nissan Leaf The Car Expert

Nissan Leaf given power hike and longer range

Nissan has started taking orders for two new versions of the Leaf electric car, one of which offers higher power and a longer range between charges.
Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point

UK’s largest EV charge point provider criticised

Ecotricity, the UK's largest supplier of electric car charging points, is under fire for providing a poor service and holding back growth of EVs in the UK.
Jaguar I-Pace sketch | The Car Expert

Jaguar I-Pace – secrets of the Pixel Pansies

The Jaguar I-Pace is not only the brand's first all-electric production car but also a car that takes a completely new design direction.
Electric cars The Car Expert

MPs urge faster ban of petrol and diesel cars

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward eight years to drive the take-up of electric vehicles, MPs have said.
Kia e-Niro The Car Expert

Electric Kia Niro claims plus-280 mile range

On sale before the end of 2018 will be the Kia e-Niro, a fully electric version of the crossover unveiled at the Paris Motor Show.

Audi e-tron first of electric family

Audi has revealed its first fully electric production car at an event in San Francisco – and the Audi e-tron SUV will be the first of a family of EVs.
Volkswagen ID The Car Expert

Volkswagen plans for 10 million EVs

Volkswagen Group has unveiled the 'modular electric drive matrix' that will create the platforms for an eventual 10 million electric vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz EQC The Car Expert

Electric Mercedes-Benz EQC to take on Tesla

The Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, the first of 10 electric cars from the German brand. It is set to go on UK sale in late 2019 at around £68,000.

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Dacia Sandero Stepway (2019) new car ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Dacia Sandero Stepway

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The Dacia Sandero Stepway has an overall Expert Rating that places it in the midfield of similar cars, with its greatest strength being value for money.