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.
The Government has confirmed that the current structure of the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant will end this year, coinciding with the sale of the 50,000th electric vehicle (EV) or the end of the budget period, whichever comes first.
This weekend the final race of the first ever season of FIA Formula E took place in Battersea Park in London, with ten teams, and drivers including Nelson Piquet Junior, Bruno Senna (nephew of Ayrton) and Nicolas Prost (son of Alain).