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Specifications revealed for new Mercedes E Class Estate

Prices and specifications for the new Mercedes E Class estate have been announced, with the executive model's prices starting at £37,935. At launch, there is only one engine specification to choose from - the E 220 d - though further models are confirmed...

BMW 740e PHEV range goes on sale

BMW has launched its latest plug-in models in the shape of the 740e and 740Le xDrive. The large executive saloon is on sale now, and sees plug-in hybrid technology used to dramatically improve the car's economy figures. Now in its sixth generation,...

Special edition Morgan EV3 revealed

Morgan has revealed details of its EV3 UK 1909 Selfridges Edition. Announced as being in the pipeline at the EV3's unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the special edition sees a collaboration between both Morgan and Selfridges department...

Musk reveals second Tesla 'Master Plan'

Huge expansion projects have been laid out by Tesla boss Elon Musk in his "Master Plan, Part Deux", with the company set to expand into new model sectors, improve energy storage systems, continue to develop driverless technology, and create a car sharing...

Mercedes tests autonomous tech on public roads

Mercedes-Benz's next step towards autonomous driving systems has been given a world premier as part of the Future Bus with CityPilot project. Aimed at improving safety, efficiency and comfort, the CityPilot systems have been demonstrated on public roads...

Audi set to ramp up EV fleet

Audi is planning a huge EV push that will see electric cars make up 25 per cent of overall sales by 2025. The reports coming from Reuters indicate that the German manufacturer is again stepping up its plans to electrify the model line-up. As reported...

Kia Niro launched in UK

The Kia Niro has gone on sale, offering customers the company's first ever hybrid vehicle in the UK. The crossover is part of a green car push from Kia and sister firm Hyundai, with the Niro the first hybrid in its class. The petrol-electric Niro is...

London needs diesel ban says leading thinktank

A ban for diesel vehicles in London needs to be implemented for air quality regulations to be met says independent thinktank IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research). The IPPR states that diesel cars, vans, buses and lorries in the capital are the...

New plug-in BMW 3-Series planned for 2018

News has emerged that BMW is planning to make radical improvements in its iconic 3-Series range including partial and full electrification as well as a range of more efficient petrol and diesel engines. According to a report from AutoExpress, BMW is...

Government 'too slow' to act in VW emissions scandal investigations

Investigations should be started by the Department for Transport (DfT) into the impact of Volkswagen's emissions scandal in the UK, accroding to a report published by the Transport Select Committee. The Parliamentary committee also states that the DfT should...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:25th Jul 2016