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Renault Trezor previews EV and autonomous tech

Renault has a significant electric presence at its home motor show in Paris, with the Trezor concept joining the more practical new Zoe on its stand. The Trezor gives us a taste of what might come along from Renault in the future, with the most important...

Class leading range for new Renault Zoe

Renault has revealed a new version of its Zoe EV at the Paris Motor Show, with a new battery that increases the car's range to 250 miles on a single charge. The upgrade sees Renault claim that the Zoe has the longest range of any mainstream electric...

Mitsubishi concept shifts PHEVs forward

Mitsubishi has unveiled its GT-PHEV Concept at the Paris Motor Show, emphasising its focus on both electrified drivetrains and the SUV market. The bold design previews a future design direction for the Japanese manufacturer which incorporates the now...

VW reveals I.D. electric concept

Volkswagen has revealed images and details of its all-electric concept on the eve of the Paris Motor Show. Called the I.D., VW says that it starts the countdown to a new era for the company, and the concept previews a new design language for future electric...

Record breaking hybrid sales for Toyota

Toyota has announced that almost a third of its 2016 European sales have been hybrid models, with the hybrid sales almost doubling when compared to the same time last year. A significant reason for this dramatic increase - up 45 per cent for January-August...

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft to develop connencted car systems

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft have gone into partnership to develop connected car technology. The agreement will see both companies work together to create next-generation connected services for cars powered by Microsoft's Azure intelligent cloud...

HERE to roll out connected car programme

Automotive mapping expert HERE is set to start collecting real-time information from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes models to allow its new Open Location Platform to provide a safer and simpler driving experience for users. The connected car programme will...

BMW to enter Formula E

BMW has announced that it will be teaming up with the Andretti Formula E team as part of a new overall motorsport strategy which sees a significant focus on sustainability. The news sees BMW as the latest major manufacturer to commit to the all-electric...

Soul EV benefits from Kia range update

The Kia Soul EV is set to get a mid-life refresh, along with the rest of the Soul range, with updated styling and equipment available. The all-electric crossover will benefit from sharper looks, new safety features and increased connectivity capability. Because...

Autopilot improved as Tesla updates vehicle software

Tesla has launched the latest update for its operating system, with version 8.0 rolled out over the air for Model S and Model X customers. The new v8.0 software incorporates upgrades to Tesla's Autopilot, and improved media and navigation functions. The...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:23rd Sep 2016