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BladeGlider prototype a Nissan sports EV?

BladeGlider prototype a Nissan sports EV?Nissan has revealed a substantially revamped version of its BladeGlider sporting electric car concept that is fully roadworthy

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Plug-in and EV sales surge in 2016

Plug-in and EV sales surge in 2016Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids grew by almost a third in the first half of 2016, compared with the same period a year earlier

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Orders open for Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in

Orders open for Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-inMore than a year behind schedule, the plug-in Volkswagen Passat GTE has finally gone on sale in the UK, with order books opening in the first week of August.

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BMW 7 Series plug-in hybrids on sale in UK

BMW 7 Series plug-in hybrids on sale in UKPlug-in editions of the new BMW 7 Series executive saloon went on sale in the UK last week. Two versions are available: a long-wheelbase four-wheel drive 740Le xDrive and a slightly shorter 740e with drive to the rear axle alone.

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Tesla master plan: Electric trucks and buses

Tesla master plan: Electric trucks and busesElectric vehicle pioneer Tesla plans to add electric trucks and buses to its product line-up, according to the company’s founder and chief executive Elon Musk.

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Ecotricity charging fee to deter plug-in hybrids from motorway charging

Ecotricity charging fee to deter plug-in hybrids from motorway chargingCharging 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.

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Volkswagen Group launching 30 new electric vehicles

Volkswagen Group launching 30 new electric vehiclesThe Volkswagen Group has adopted a future programme “TOGETHER – Strategy 2025” in which it aims to become a world-leading provider of sustainable mobility.

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CHAdeMO EV charging increases to 150kW

CHAdeMO EV charging increases to 150kWCHAdeMO has announced its plans and ongoing activities towards bringing high power CHAdeMO chargers to the market.

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Nissan EV batteries to cut power bills

Nissan EV batteries to cut power billsNissan, manufacturer of the all-electric LEAF, made two EV batteries related announcements at an event in London that will see lithium-ion batteries built for its electric vehicles employed as domestic energy storage systems.

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BMW i3 now with 195 mile driving range

BMW i3 now with 195 mile driving rangeThe 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.

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