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Formula E season ends in London

In a dramatic weekend of racing around the heart of London, Nelson Piquet Jr has been crowned the first ever Formula E champion. The 100% electric series kicked off last year in Beijing and aimed to revolutionise not just the world of racing but automotive...

Outlander PHEV most popular electric car in UK

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is now the most common Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle on the road in the UK, knocking the Nissan Leaf off the top spot. There were 9,688 Outlanders licensed at the end of Q1 2015, compared with 5,273 at the end of...

Renault-Nissan Alliance sells 250,000th EV

The electric vehicle has reached another historic milestone, as it was announced that the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 250,000th electric vehicle this June. The Alliance - which sells half of all EVs globally - reached the historic milestone earlier...

Tesla Model S fleet breaks billion mile barrier

Tesla, manufacturer of the award-winning Model S all-electric saloon, is today announcing its total vehicle fleet worldwide have driven over a billion miles. In just the three years since Model S hit the road, owners across the world have travelled...

Tesla to expand Supercharger network

Tesla’s UK Supercharger network continues growing to enable routes to the West of Scotland and Eastern England. Seven Supercharger stations will be added at motorway services with additional UK motorway locations in the works to be announced soon. The...

Outlander PHEV takes on Baja Portalegre 500

Mitsubishi is to enter an Outlander PHEV in the Baja Portalegre 500 cross-country rally due to be held in the eastern part of Portugal from October 22nd to October 24th 2015. The team is led by Hiroshi Masuoka, who won the Dakar Rally twice in two years...

UK motorists aspire to own ULEVs

New research released today by Go Ultra Low has found that the majority of car buyers aspire to own high-tech, ultra-low emission electric vehicles to score social points over their neighbours and peers. According to Go Ultra Low, it is clear that many...

Zap-Map App now half price

To mark the UK's Green Transport Week 2015, Next Green Car is offering a 50% discount for a limited period on its highly successful Zap-Map App, which enables EV drivers to locate publically available EV charging points across the UK. Linked to Zap-Map.com,...

Audi A6 sets MPG record

Audi and the RAC have officially set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title by driving to 14 countries on a single tank of fuel. The unmodified Audi A6 TDI ultra chosen for the challenge exceeded its official 67 mpg potential by averaging a remarkable 75.9 mpg. Motoring...

Volkswagen unveils BlueMotion Passat

Volkswagen is boosting the appeal of its award-winning Passat and Passat Estate ranges with the addition of ultra-efficient BlueMotion variants. Both saloon and Estate models return 76.3 mpg and emit just 95 g/km of carbon dioxide according to the official...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:15th Jun 2015