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Renault-Nissan plan to extend EV market lead

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold more than 400,000 electric vehicles worldwide, it has been revealed. with plans in place to invest in the market further and increase its lead. The news was announced by group CEO Carlos Ghosn at the World Economic Forum...

Fuel cell boost after Hydrogen Council formed

A new Hydrogen Council has been created by 13 companies, with an aim to promote hydrogen as a key fuel for transport going forward. The council was established at a meeting in Davos, where major energy, industry, and automotive manufacturers came together. The...

Electric hypercar set for Geneva launch

A partnership between Williams Advanced Engineering and electric mobility firm Vanda Electrics will see the Dendrobium all-electric hypercar revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The new model will be Singapore's first hypercar, and the two-seater...

Nissan to put autonomous cars on London roads next month

Nissan has announced that it will start real-world trials of autonomous cars in London next month - the first on-road driverless car tests in Europe. The demonstrations will allow passengers to experience the autonomous driving systems that ae due to...

Car tax changes will see seven out of 10 drivers pay more

It has been estimated that forthcoming VED changes will bring in an additional £1.4 billion for the government over the next four years. Research carried out by HonestJohn.co.uk calculate that more than £500 will be added to the long-term running costs...

Fiat Chrysler group accused of using illegal emissions software

British authorities are requesting information from their American counterparts after the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) group of using defeat devices in some of their models. The EPA stated...

Tesla cost-of-ownership set to rise

There are just a few days left for potential Tesla customers to make the most of lower purchase prices and free access to the Supercharger network. As of Sunday 15th January, changes will come into effect that mean the cost of buying and running a Tesla...

VW reaches $4.3 billion US settlement over emissions scandal

Volkswagen has agreed a settlement with the US Government to pay $4.3 billion (£3.5 billion) in fines and penalties relating to its part in the Emissions Scandal. The group has confirmed that it will plead guilty to criminal misconduct under US law....

Audi Detroit concept previews Q8 e-tron flagship

Audi has launched its Q8 coupe-SUV at the Detroit Motor Show, with the concept on display forming the basis of a full-production model due next year. The new Q8 will feature Audi's e-tron plug-in hybrid powertrain, which has been stepped up a gear from the...

British drivers seek compensation for VW Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen is facing legal action in the UK after a law firm has applied for a group litigation order, to represent British drivers affected by the Emissions Scandal. The move would see compensation sought for British drivers of VW Group models involved...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:16th Jan 2017