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Order books open for Nissan Energy Solar

Nissan Energy Solar has now gone on sale in the UK, with the integrated home energy system starting at a little under £4,000. The set-up is quoted at enabling customers to save up to 66% on their energy bills, and packages everything required up into...

No new diesel models from Volvo

Volvo has announced that it no new models will be launched with a diesel engine, as the Swedish firm continues to focus in its electrification efforts. The new S60 will be the first model for many years to not be offered with a diesel option. The company's...

New retractable EV charge point developed

A new EV charge point has been developed by Urban Electric, which retracts into the ground when not in use. The unit has been designed to boost on-street residential EV charging infrastructure - and hence uptake of plug-in vehicles. The UEone will undergo...

EV drivers are less stressed when driving

A new study carried out by the makers of the electric Black Cab - LEVC - have found that drivers of electric vehicles are calmer, happier, and more focused behind the wheel. On top of the reduced fuel costs and improved air quality issues compared to...

Zero Emission Zone in London could arrive in 2020

A London Zero Emission Zone could arrive by 2020, after the city's mayor Sadiq Kahn presented his plans in a final draft for the London Environment Strategy. The ambitious plans include new measures to tackle air pollution in the capital; one of which...

UPS to deploy Arrival EV vans

UPS will add 35 pure-electric Arrival vans to its fleet in London and Paris, with the lightweight delivery vehicles capable of covering more than 150 miles on a single charge. The international logistics firm will have its Arrival models built to the...

Entire Audi line-up set to get e-tron EV option

Audi has revealed details of its Audi.Vorsprung.2025 plans for electrification, with the announcement that the German brand aims to sell around 800,000 plug-in models in 2025. The corporate strategy has been fleshed out in readiness for today's Annual...

Nissan moves away from diesel

Nissan is set to ditch diesel power in Europe, with the Japanese manufacturer planning to phase out the fuel choice by not offering it on new models. According to reports from German newspaper Handelsblatt, a Nissan spokesperson confirmed rumours that...

Kia reveals Niro EV details

Kia has shown off its forthcoming Niro EV ahead of its planned public debut at the Paris Motor Show later this year. The pure-electric Niro EV has been showcased as part of the International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea. Like its Hyundai Kona...

EV registrations up more than 40% in April 2018

The UK's electric vehicle market continued its now familiar growth in April, with more than 3,800 plug-in cars registered in April 2018 - representing 2.3% of the total UK car market. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT),...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:14th May 2018