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Gap between cleanest and dirtiest diesels widening

The gap between the best and worst real-world diesel emissions has reached a record high and is widening, according to reports by independent vehicle emissions testing firm Emissions Analytics. The first vehicle to meet Euro 6 regulations for NOx emissions...

Hybrid Toyota Camry set for the UK

Toyota has announced that the Camry is set to return to the UK, after an absence of 14 years, and will feature a hybrid powertrain. The Camry will replace the outgoing Avensis, which is one of the few models offered by Toyota that isn't currently available...

Volvo launches S60 with two PHEV options

Volvo has unveiled the new S60, with the saloon set to offer two plug-in hybrid variants to buyers. Launched at Volvo's new US plant in Charleston, South Carolina, the S60 will be available as both a T6 Twin Engine model, and a T8 Twin Engine version....

Porsche takes stake in Rimac

Porsche has invested in electric supercar manufacturer Rimac, taking a 10% stake in the Croatian EV manufacturer. Although still a very young company - Rimac was started working in his garage to produce an electric sports car in 2009 - Rimac has quickly...

Audi and Hyundai plan fuel cell partnership

Audi and Hyundai are set to work together on developing fuel cell technology, with plans for production models due to arrive in the next few years. The two companies aim to cross-licence patents and grant access to non-competitive components, with the...

Ford and VW reveal alliance plans

Volkswagen and Ford have announced plans for a strategic alliance that would see the two automotive giants work together in a number of areas - including vehicle development. The two manufacturers have confirmed that they are investigating a number...

New Route Planner released by Zap-Map

Zap-Map has launched a new Route Planner to help EV drivers plan longer trips, with the new feature available on its Android app. Next Green Car's sister company has created a smart Route Planner, building on its UK-wide EV charge point data. The planner...

Renault commits 1bn euros to EVs

Renault has announced that it is investing more than one billion euros (£874 million) in electric vehicle production and development in France. Four main projects will benefit most from the investment, including the introduction of a new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi...

Nissan Leaf is best selling EV of 2018

Nissan's Leaf is the UK's best-selling plug-in model in 2018, shifting more than 2,000 units in the first three months of the year according to the latest Department for Transport (DfT) figures, published today (Thursday 14th June). The Nissan Leaf...

VW fined 1bn euros by German prosecutors over diesel emissions

German authorities have fined Volkswagen 1 billion euros (£880 million) over its diesel emissions scandal. The fine is one of of the largest ever by German prosecutors against a company. VW has said that it accepts the fine, and will not appeal against...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:22nd Jun 2018