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Uber launches London EV trial

Uber is set to run more than 50 electric vehicles in London as part of its ride-hailing service. The company will use Nissan Leaf's and BYD E6's as part of a trial involving the Energy Saving Trust (EST), starting in September. The project is part of...

Three Audi EVs due by 2020

Audi is forging ahead with an electric model line-up if two of Britain's largest automotive publications are anything to go by. An electric mid-sized sporty SUV and sleek Tesla Model S rivalling saloon are both on the cards according to Auto Express and...

Citroen to present CXPERIENCE plug-in concept in Paris

Citroen will reveal a new concept at the Paris Motor Show in the shape of the CXPERIENCE - which features a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The large hatchback could preview the next generation of Citroen's large family car range, and promises a maximum power...

Opel Ampera-e set for Paris debut

Opel will give the Ampera-e its world debut at the Paris Motor Show next month, with the electric car set to offer class leading range for European buyers. The model - based on the Chevrolet Bolt - will produce 150kW (204hp) and 360 Nm of torque. Opel...

Mercedes learns electric tips from tech firms

To combat new threats from the likes of Tesla, Mercedes Benz is overhauling its way of working to reduce project lead times and bring new products to market quicker. The reforms - implemented by Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche - looks to mimic tech...

Nissan Leaf completes European tour

Nissan's Leaf has completed a Grand Tour of Europe - taking in six countries and covering more than 400 all-electric miles. The Leaf 30 kWh model completed the journey to prove that long distance travel is easily possible in electric cars. With an official...

Kia launches Optima PHEV and Sportswagon

Kia has launched its first plug-in hybrid with the Optima PHEV, with an all electric range of up to 33 miles quoted and CO2 emissions of 37 g/km. The model - currently only available as a saloon - is eligible for the UK Government's Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG),...

New Kia Rio due at Paris Motor Show

Kia will unveil a new version of its Rio supermini at the Paris Motor Show next month. Designed to fit in with Kia's more aggressive and edgy styling, the fourth-generation model will have to challenge in a very competitive class. Few details are currently...

New Tesla Model S claims fastest and longest range titles

Tesla has launched a new version of its all-electric Model S saloon, which can now be specified with a 100kWh battery. This - in high-performance P100D with Ludicrous mode guise - makes the Model S the third fastest accelerating production car ever; and...

Details revealed for Citroen C4 Picasso range

Prices and specifications for Citroen's C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso MPVs have been announced, with the refreshed range available to buy from next week. The class leading family cars are some of the few MPVs that offer models emitting less than 100 g/km...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:31st Aug 2016