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New Range Rover Evoque Plug-in Hybrid

New Range Rover Evoque Plug-in HybridThe new Range Rover Evoque will include a 3-cylinder Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) model as well as a 48-volt mild-hybrid (MHEV) – in addition to three- and four-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines.

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New BMW 330e Saloon delivers 39g/km CO2

New BMW 330e Saloon delivers 39g/km CO2The new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid saloon, on sale from July 2019, has an official economy figure of 138mpg, CO2 emissions of 39g/km, and an electric range of 37 miles.

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E 300 Mercedes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid

E 300 Mercedes Diesel Plug-In HybridDiesel Plug-In Hybrids are very rare beasts, but now there’s a new entrant to the market, the 166mpg Mercedes-Benz E 300 de Saloon and Estate.

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BEIS: Bring the ban on diesel and petrol to 2032

BEIS: Bring the ban on diesel and petrol to 2032The BEIS Select Committee Report on Electric Vehicles has today called upon the government to bring the ban on diesel and petrol vehicles forward by eight years to 2032.

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Plug-in Hybrids not eligible for Plug-In Car Grant

Plug-in Hybrids not eligible for Plug-In Car GrantThe government has announced changes to the Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) meaning that the grant rate for pure electric vehicles will reduce from £4,500 to £3,500 and Plug-in Hybrids will no longer be eligible for the grant.

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New BMW i3 120AH with 192 mile WLTP range

New BMW i3 120AH with 192 mile WLTP rangeThe BMW i3 and i3s 120Ah have increased battery capacity, giving an improved electric range of 192 miles based on the new WLTP test or 223 miles based on the old NEDC test - and the i3 range-extender has been dropped.

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Peugeot Plug-in Hybrid petrol engines

Peugeot Plug-in Hybrid petrol enginesPeugeot is to introduce Plug-in Hybrid petrol engines for the Peugeot 3008 SUV, and the all-new Peugeot 508 and 508 SW, giving an all-electric driving range of up to 30 miles.

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Audi e-tron launched

Audi e-tron launchedThe Audi e-tron has been launched, the brand’s first all-electric series production model, and it will be available in the UK from early 2019 from £70,805.

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All-electric Kia e-Niro has 301 mile WLTP range

All-electric Kia e-Niro has 301 mile WLTP rangeThe all-new Kia e-Niro will offer owners a driving range of up to 301 miles (485 kilometres) on a single charge when it goes on-sale across Europe at the end of 2018.

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Zero Emission Vehicle Summit and Brexit

Zero Emission Vehicle Summit and BrexitThe Prime Minister, UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Industry & Energy Richard Harrington, all attended the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit that took place in Birmingham on 11 September 2018 - suggesting that electric vehicles are a genuine priority for the government.

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