Tag: EV

Cost of electric cars causing roadblock

More drivers than ever plan to ‘go electric’ when they next change their cars, but the high cost of EVs is slowing the switch to zero emissions motoring. Nearly eight-in-10 drivers (78%) think that pure electric cars are still too expensive when compared to conventional vehicles of a similar size, […]

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen is hedging its bets with the all-new C4 – a distinctive family car that’s a cross between a hatchback and a crossover. Not only is it available with conventional petrol and diesel engines, but there’s also a pure electric version. Badged the e-C4, it has a useful 217-mile range […]

Mazda MX-30 review

Mazda often dares to be different, and the all-new MX-30 is a prime example. The Japanese company’s first all-electric model not only sports distinctive coupe-crossover styling, but dinky rear-opening back doors. Then there’s its range. At 124 miles, it’s very much in the city EV sector, competing against the likes […]

Fiat 500 is electric ‘car of the year’

The all-new, all-electric Fiat 500 has been crowned Car of the Year by leading electric vehicle website, DrivingElectric. The third incarnation of Fiat’s iconic model impressed DrivingElectric’s judges by offering an unrivalled blend of desirability, chic looks, a smooth ride and an enticingly low price tag to “move the game […]

UK’s first all-electric ‘filling’ station opens

The first ‘Electric Forecourt’ in the UK is open for business near Braintree in Essex. Funded by Gridserve, Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, Innovate UK and OZEV, electricity is generated from both the solar power canopies above the chargers, and a network of hybrid solar farms, also operated by Gridserve. Gridserve […]

VW ID.3 is No 1 in Europe with EV buyers

The all-new Volkswagen ID.3 was the best-selling electric car in Europe during October, according to the latest figures. JATO Dynamics revealed a total of 10,590 futuristically-designed ID.3s were registered in the EU, also placing it 29th in the overall rankings. The No 1 car in Europe overall was the VW […]

Watch the all-new Lotus Evija prototype on track

Driving characteristics of the “first British electric hypercar” revealed… Lotus has revealed further details of its all-new Evija all-electric hypercar in a new film featuring an engineering development vehicle testing on the 2.2-mile track at Hethel. At the wheel is Gavan Kershaw, Director of Vehicle Attributes for Lotus, who provides […]