The seminar programme has been announced for next month’s Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event, (LCV2016), which will be held at Millbrook Proving Ground on 14 and 15 September.
Nissan has revealed a substantially revamped version of its BladeGlider sporting electric car concept that is fully roadworthy
Sales 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
More 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.
Plug-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.
Electric 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.
Kia Niro, a new hybrid crossover, has gone on sale in the UK this week, priced from £21,295.
Charging 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.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2016 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to cut carbon emissions from the road transport sector.
PSA Group, parent company of French car brands Peugeot Citroen and DS, released initial findings from its own real-world fuel economy tests earlier this month. The data revealed that some models are thirstier than official figures by as much as 40% under realistic driving conditions, and that every one of the 28 core models put under scrutiny exceeded official figures by more than 23%.