The new Range Rover P400e PHEV combines a 300hp 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with an 85kW electric motor. The 404hp total available power output – and 640Nm of torque – delivers 0-60mph in 6.4 seconds and a maximum speed of 137mph.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the winners of the 2017 Low Carbon Champions Awards last night, with the London EV Company (which changed its name from the London Taxi Company earlier this year) taking the Low Carbon Car/Van Manufacturer of the Year prize.
Groupe Renault is acquiring a 25 per cent share in Jedlix, a Dutch start-up launched by Eneco Group that specialises in the smart and sustainable charging of electric vehicles.
A Ford Fiesta diesel has won this year’s Fleet World/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon with 122.0mpg, and a Ford Fiesta petrol achieved 97.1mpg, winning the petrol category.
Groupe Renault has created Renault Energy Services, which will have an active presence in the energy and smart grid sectors, both of which are fundamental to the expansion of electric mobility.
The new Range Rover Sport Plug-In Hybrid has an official economy figure of 101mpg, CO2 emissions of 64g/km and an electric range of 31 miles.
Nissan has today revealed its mission to offer customers free power for its EVs, along with other energy announcements.
A practical 100% electric van has now arrived thanks to the Nissan e-NV200 van now having a range of 174 miles due to a new 40kWh battery. This represents a 60% extended range, or 62 miles.
Green Car Guide is currently in Oslo for Nissan’s European unveiling of the new Nissan LEAF, now with a 235 mile range and vehicle to grid technology. Our special feature will follow, but in the meantime here are the highlights you need to know.
Formula E is becoming even more interesting, as manufacturers are allowed to develop their own powertrains, with one of the first outcomes being the Audi e-tron FE04, the Group’s first ever all-electric racing car.