Electric car news and features

Ton up for Go Ultra Low Company scheme

The number of Go Ultra Low Companies has reached the century mark, as the number of the UK's leading organisations and companies that have commited to ultra low emission (ULEV) fleets reaches 100. One of the main criteria of GUL Company status is a...

Hyundai reveals next-gen fuel cell model

Hyundai has unveiled its next-generation hydrogen fuel cell model - promising a range of almost 500 miles on a single tank - along with news of new EVs such as the Kona. The production fuel cell model will be launched early next year, but the concept...

Ford develops electric Transit with Deutsche Post DHL

A new all-electric van has been revealed by Ford and Deutsche Post DHL Group, after the two companies worked together to create a zero-tailpipe emission delivery vehicle. The StreetScooter WORK XL has been developed in conjunction with StreetScooter,...

EV price vs range comparison

The electric vehicle market moves fast - much faster than the internal combustion one anyway. Models are updated with the regularity of smartphone launches, so Next Green Car has created its 'affordability' chart, tracking how much a mile of range costs...

Striking Infiniti EV concept revealed

A rather unusual concept has been unveiled at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, with Infiniti presenting the Prototype 9 - a car that manages to look both forwards and backwards at the same time. The retro single-seater unashamedly recalls...

BMW diesel trade-in allowance launches in the UK

BMW has launched a new Lower Emissions Allowance scheme in the UK, providing drivers of older models up to £2,000 off a new greener car. The scheme follows on from recent news that the BMW Group was set to offer similar discounts across Europe, and...

Mazda reveals electric vehicles are due in 2019

Mazda has announced that it will launch electric vehicles into its model line-up from 2019 onwards. The Japanese firm is also set to develop other electrified drivetrains, and dramatically reduce its 'well-to-wheel' carbon dioxide emissions. Under the...

EVs reach best ever market share in July

July saw the UK's electric car market have its best performing month ever, taking a little over a 2% market share for the first time. Significant growth for both pure electric models and plug-in hybrids combined with an overall decline in sales for...

Discount for BMW diesel owners switching to green models

BMW has revealed plans to support drivers in mainland Europe to shift from diesel cars to greener models with a 'scrappage scheme' deal, along with cleaning up existing diesel powered cars. The German giant will offer buyers up to 2,000 euro discount...

BP to install EV chargers at petrol stations

BP is set to install EV charge points on its forecourts after the company's chief executive Bob Dudley announced that it is in talks to set up partnerships with plug-in car manufacturers. Reuters reports Dudley told the news agency today (Tuesday 1st...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:17th Aug 2017