Electric car news and features

TfL invests £18 million on black cab EV charging

Transport for London has announced that it will invest £18 million in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, as forthcoming regulations mean that all newly registered taxis will need to be zero-emission capable from 1st January 2018. Dedicated rapid...

Nissan Leaf set to enter 10,000 mile Mongol Rally

Nissan and Plug In Adventures have created a specially modified Leaf 30kWh, which will be the first EV to enter the Mongol Rally. Plug In Adventures founder Chris Ramsey will aim to complete the 10,000 mile trip from the UK to Mongolia in the summer. The...

Zap-Map 3.0 launched with live GeniePoint and Source London data

Zap-Map has launched version 3.0 of its app, with the new release including live data from GeniePoint with Source London following shortly. The app from the UK's leading EV charging platform also features improved community features, and Republic of Ireland...

Best electric cars 2017

With a number of new models on the market, and increased awareness from buyers as to the benefits that running a plug-in car can bring, electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular. Drivers of EVs can see lower fuel, tax, and maintenance costs than...

MG returns to sportscar roots with E-motion concept EV

MG could be back on the road to building desirable cars again with the E-motion Concept on show at the Shanghai Auto Show. The stylish sportscar features a pure-electric powertrain, capable of travelling more than 300 miles on a single charge. Reports...

Audi e-tron Sportback confirmed for 2019 launch

Audi has unveiled its e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Auto Show, with the high performance EV promising a long range for the large GT crossover. Similar in concept to VW's Shanghai concept - the I.D. Crozz - the e-tron Sportback offers a sporty...

VW adds I.D. Crozz to future EV line-up

Volkswagen has revealed the third model due to join the all-electric I.D. model line-up with the I.D. Crozz crossover. Unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show, the concept has been confirmed to go into production in 2020. The I.D. Crozz concept features...

Mitsubishi and Nissan lead UK plug-in car sales

Mitsubishi's Outlander PHEV was the best selling plug-in car of 2016, according to the latest set of statistics, with more than 9,000 models sold during the year. The best selling pure-EV was Nissan's Leaf with more than 3,500 registrations during the same...

EV price vs range comparison

With a number of updated electric vehicles recently launched in the UK, Next Green Car has decided to update its 'affordability' chart, tracking how much a mile of range costs for new EV buyers. Within the past year, there have been new and higher capacity...

Plug-in Car Grants to continue until at least October 2017

The government has this week announced a range of commitments to ultra low emission and autonomous vehicles. This includes a commitment that both the plug-in car grant and the electric vehicle homecharge schemes at will continue at their current rates. The...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:28th Apr 2017