Aston Martin doesn’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.
Volvo has announced that plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. It will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019.
An 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.
My Electric Avenue shows some local electricity networks require upgrades to cope with electric vehiclesSeptember 15, 2015
My 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.
A three-year project to turn a 40-year-old electric city car into a Tesla-beating dragster has climaxed with TV presenter Jonny Smith’s Flux Capacitor becoming Europe’s quickest street legal electric car.
The 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.
The first ever pure electric Audi production car will be previewed by the Audi e-tron quattro concept.
The LUTZ Pathfinder project, using electric self-driving pods which are programmed to optimise energy use and which will be on the streets of Milton Keynes later this year, will be showcased at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event, LCV2015, on 9/10 September.
The 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.
Over 10,000 Nissan LEAFs have now been sold in the UK since the launch of the pure electric vehicle in 2011.