With the media full of stories about the dangers to our health due to the emissions from diesel vehicles, there’s probably never been a better time to consider buying an all-electric car such as a Nissan LEAF.
The BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid offers an official economy figure of 85.6mpg, 77g/km CO2 emissions, 313hp and 450Nm torque, along with all-wheel-drive.
The journey from being interested in electric cars to being converted to electric car drivers is now complete for many of the participants in My Electric Avenue’s trials.
Green Car Guide recently tested the all-electric Nissan e-NV200 and we made the point that it was crying out for a seven-seat version – which is now available.
The all-electric Renault ZOE has had its driving range increased by 14 per cent to 149 miles – based on the NEDC test.
The new Audi Q7 e-tron quattro is the first diesel plug-in hybrid with quattro drive from Audi, and in its segment, and it offers the potential of 166mpg and sub-50g/km CO2 emissions, as well as an electric-only range of up to 34 miles.
A total of 23 neighbours in one North East community, and over 200 across Britain, are now driving an all-electric Nissan LEAF as part of the groundbreaking My Electric Avenue trial.
Nissan LEAF drivers travel more than 40 percent further per year (10,307 miles) than the European average for a traditional internal combustion-powered vehicle (7,170 miles).
The Detroit Electric SP:01 electric sports car is claimed to be the world’s fastest pure-electric production two-seater sports car.
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive – the company’s first volume production electric car, with five seats and a 142 mile range – is now available to order from £26,950.