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BMW to launch wireless charging option on 530e

BMW has revealed at the car's launch that its 530e iPerformance will come with a wireless charging option from next year. The new executive PHEV boasts an official fuel consumption figure of 148.7 MPG and CO2 emissions of 44 g/km. The new model adds...

Government ordered to publish air quality plans before General Election

The government has been told it must publish its plans on how to tackle air pollution within two weeks, after an application to delay the measures until after the General Election was rejected by the High Court. The decision was made by Mr Justice Garnham...

TfL invests £18 million on black cab EV charging

Transport for London has announced that it will invest £18 million in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, as forthcoming regulations mean that all newly registered taxis will need to be zero-emission capable from 1st January 2018. Dedicated rapid...

Nissan Leaf set to enter 10,000 mile Mongol Rally

Nissan and Plug In Adventures have created a specially modified Leaf 30kWh, which will be the first EV to enter the Mongol Rally. Plug In Adventures founder Chris Ramsey will aim to complete the 10,000 mile trip from the UK to Mongolia in the summer. The...

Ministers request clean air policy delay

Plans to tackle air pollution in the UK have been put on hold as the government applied yesterday (Monday 24th April) for an extension to a publication deadline - due yesterday at 4pm. The application has been made on the grounds that it would breach purdah...

Government attempts to delay air pollution plans

Diesel vehicles are back in the spotlight, after the government made a last-ditch effort to delay publishing its plan to combat air pollution problems in the UK. A European directive says that ministers have to publish a plan today (Monday 24th April) as...

Zap-Map 3.0 launched with live GeniePoint and Source London data

Zap-Map has launched version 3.0 of its app, with the new release including live data from GeniePoint with Source London following shortly. The app from the UK's leading EV charging platform also features improved community features, and Republic of Ireland...

Citroen C5 Aircross to be firm's first PHEV

Citroen has launched the C5 Aircross at the Shanghai Auto Show, with the SUV set to become the company's first plug-in hybrid model. With 300hp produced by a combination of a 200hp petrol engine, and two electric motors, it will also be Citroen's most powerful...

MG returns to sportscar roots with E-motion concept EV

MG could be back on the road to building desirable cars again with the E-motion Concept on show at the Shanghai Auto Show. The stylish sportscar features a pure-electric powertrain, capable of travelling more than 300 miles on a single charge. Reports...

Audi e-tron Sportback confirmed for 2019 launch

Audi has unveiled its e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Auto Show, with the high performance EV promising a long range for the large GT crossover. Similar in concept to VW's Shanghai concept - the I.D. Crozz - the e-tron Sportback offers a sporty...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:28th Apr 2017