July 17, 2016Charging infrastructure provider Ecotricity this week put a price on usage of its Electric Highway fast chargers, which were previously free to use. Electric car drivers will need to pay £6 for a 30-minute session, using an Android or Apple smartphone app to make payments. Longer charging times are possible but will incur additional fees for each half hour.
June 10, 2016CHAdeMO has announced its plans and ongoing activities towards bringing high power CHAdeMO chargers to the market.
May 5, 2016The BMW i3 is now available with a 195 mile driving range thanks to the introduction of the 94Ah battery on both the BMW i3 and the BMW i3 Range Extender models, delivering an equivalent of 470.8mpg.
February 26, 2016BMW will offer five Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles this year in the form of the 141mpg BMW 225xe Active Tourer, the 148mpg BMW 330e Saloon, BMW 740e and 740Le xDrive, which will join the BMW X5 xDrive40e.
December 17, 2015The government has today (17 December 2015) announced a long-term extension to its' plug-in car grant.
October 22, 2015Electric Aston Martin's don't get mentioned very much here at Green Car Guide, but that might be about to change as the company has now showcased a fully electric concept of its Rapide S four-door sports saloon.
September 16, 2015An updated Nissan LEAF 30 kWh now delivers a 25% increase in driving range, translating to an official NEDC range of 155 miles on a single charge.
September 15, 2015My Electric Avenue, the pioneering Ofgem-funded project, has been examining the impact of electric vehicles on the local electricity network, and has released its main findings at the Cenex LCV2015 event.
August 26, 2015The current plug-in car grant scheme is to continue to offer motorists up to £5,000 off the price of an electric car until at least February 2016 for all categories of vehicle, boosting further the rapidly-growing plug-in car market.
July 27, 2015The electric Renault ZOE and Twizy now have updated the trim levels, at the same time as introducing a new longer-range motor to the ZOE (available from £13,445), resulting in a 149-mile NEDC range.