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Mercedes Generation EQ reveals electric brand plans

Mercedes Benz has revealed the Generation EQ concept crossover at the Paris Motor Show - but to say it is merely a concept car would be to only report a fraction of the story. The Generation EQ embodies the German giant's take on an entire electric...

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...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:23rd Sep 2016