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New Volvo XC60 set for Geneva launch

Volvo has confirmed that it will reveal its new XC60 at the Geneva Motor Show next week, with advanced active and autonomous safety features, and plug-in powertrains due. The Swedish firm has only released teaser images so far, but the XC60 wil sit...

Nissan carries out on-road autonomous car tests in UK

Nissan has started demonstrating its autonomous vehicle technology on public roads in Europe for the first time, with runs made by an adapted Leaf in London. Passengers were given trips in the Nissan Leafs, fitted with the company's ProPilot systems,...

Peugeot Instinct previews plug-in, smart, and autonomous tech

Peugeot has showcased its new Instinct concept at the Mobile World Congress, previewing a plug-in powertrain and autonomous driving technology. Featuring a 300hp plug-in hybrid drivetrain, the Instinct is a stylish shooting brake concept that is likely...

New E-Hybrid model becomes Porsche's flagship

Porsche will give a Geneva Motor Show premier to a new version of its PHEV saloon - the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. The news is significant since it is the first time a plug-in hybrid will be the flagship variant of a Porsche model range. Building on...

New bill paves the way for improved driverless and electric car infrastructure

The Government has laid out new rules that cover insuring self-driving cars and to improve electric vehicle charge point infrastructure in the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill 2017. The measures look to remove barriers to new vehicle technologies...

New hydrogen station opened by Shell at Cobham M25 services

Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at Cobham services on the M25. The new station has been built by ITM power and is the first of three sites set to open on Shell premises in 2017. The oil company already has Shell branded...

Chargemaster to run EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes

Chargemaster has been picked by Milton Keynes' Go Ultra Low Cities programme to run the new EV Experience Centre, planned to open in spring later this year. The charge point manufacturer and EV charging network operator will set up and run the new...

Toyota to reveal i-TRIL EV concept at Geneva

Toyota will unveil a new electric mobility concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month, designed to be a viable alternative to citycars, small hatchbacks, and motorcycles. Using ideas already developed for the i-ROAD concept, including active lean...

London Toxicity Charge to start in Autumn

The Mayor of London has confirmed that the "Toxicity Charge" will be introduced on Monday 23rd October. The introduction of the T-Charge will see motorists of older and more heavily polluting vehicles need to pay £10 to enter central London. With the...

Geneva debut for Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric

Peugeot has announced that it will launch its Partner Tepee Electric at the Geneva Motor Show. The new pure-electric vehicle will have a range of more than 100 miles on a single charge. Based on the Peugeot Partner Tepee, which in turn is based on the...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:14th Feb 2017