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Morgan to reveal production EV3 at Geneva

Morgan is set to unveil the production version of its all-electric 3 Wheeler - the EV3 - at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The company has been developing a prototype vehicle (below) for a while now, with it appearing at events throughout last summer....

Special edition i8 revealed as BMW launches new brand

BMW has revealed a new special edition of its hybrid sportscar - the i8 Protonic Red Edition - while at the same time making it's i Cars technology more mainstream with the creation of a new brand. Available for a limited time, buyers will get a model...

Kia's green model offensive starts with Niro

Kia has headed to the Chicago Auto Show with all guns blazing in terms of green models, showing off three new hybrids - one of which is a plug-in model. Unveiled in Chicago were the new Kia Optima hybrid, Niro hybrid, and Optima plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The...

Seat breaks new ground with Ateca

Seat has taken its first steps into the crossover market with the Ateca - a new SUV based on the same platform as the forthcoming VW Tiguan. A range of engines will be available under the bonnet, including the VW Group's efficient little 1.0 litre TSI turbo-charged...

Driverless cars could stop 95% of accidents according to report

The addition of autonomous technology to vehicles in the UK could prevent up to 95 per cent of all traffic accidents, according to a report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. The body is calling on the government and industry to quickly look...

Tesla plans huge expansion with Model 3

Tesla has confirmed that the highly-anticipated Model 3 compact executive saloon will be revealed on March 31st and is currently on schedule, with production and deliveries set to start in late 2017. The new model will see Tesla enter the competitive...

Opel confirms Ampera-e plans

General Motors' European arm Opel has announced that the Chevrolet Bolt will be coming to the continent in the shape of the all-electric Ampera-e. The compact family electric vehicle (EV) marks the beginning of significant change for the company with 29...

BMW launches tech-led efficiency revolution

Next Green Car was recently invited down to BMW's UK headquarters to see what the company has lined-up for the next few months. Here we were given the chance to test some of the latest models launched by BMW and Mini, and learn about the roll-out of connected...

Pole position for Porsche in VW's EV development

Porsche is pushing ahead with its plug-in car plans after Chairman of the Executive Board Dr Oliver Blume confirmed electric vehicle (EV) targets for the firm include electric powertrains to be rolled out across the range. Dr Blume was interviewed by...

Rush of orders expected before plug-in grant changes

Vehicle leasing providers are encouraging those looking at plug-in hybrid vehicles to place their order as soon as possible to make the most of the current UK Government Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) scheme. With the grant system set for a shake-up from...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:10th Feb 2016