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New Volvo XC40 launched

Volvo has unveiled its XC40 - the company's first compact SUV - in Milan, with the new model set to be available as a pure-electric model. The XC40 is the first of the new 40-Series line-up to come along, and will complete the Volvo range once all other...

Mitsubishi to reveal e-Evolution Concept at Tokyo

Mitsubishi is set to launch a new electric model at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, in the shape of the e-Evolution Concept. The model has only been teased so far, but Mitsubishi states that 'the e-Evolution Concept signals the start of an exciting...

Diesel cars may produce more (not less) CO2 than petrol models

New research published by Transport & Environment (T&E) concludes that the average diesel car may produce more CO2 over its lifetime than a comparable petrol-engined vehicle, reversing the accepted position of emissions analysts. The new results take...

Twelve new EVs due by 2022 from Renault Nissan Alliance

The Renault Nissan Alliance has announced its five year plan, with 12 electric vehicles set to be launched between now and 2022. More than nine million vehicles are planned to be built on four common platforms, and the number of shared powertrains is...

UK's best-selling plug-in cars revealed

Mitsubishi's Outlander PHEV is the UK's best-selling plug-in car, with official figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) also showing that the Nissan Leaf remains the UK's most popular pure-EV. The two plug-in models have been at the top of the...

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Top 10 electric cars

The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show is now in full swing, with a huge range of new green cars sitting on the stands from a large variety of manufacturers. Most are concepts, but importantly, most of those concepts are confirmed to go into production in the next...

Jaguar reveals I-Pace racecar as plug-in Range Rovers confirmed

Frankfurt has been a busy show for Jaguar Land Rover as electric models have made headlines for of the group's brands. Jaguar is set to provide the hardware for a Formula E support series in the shape of the I-Pace eTrophy, while Range Rover and Range Rover...

Vauxhall to bring PHEV tech to Grandland X

Vauxhall has announced that the Grandland X will be the company's first PHEV since the Ampera. The family-sized SUV is set to use electric powertrain technology from new parent company PSA Group. Details are light, but the DS 7 Crossback has previously...

Frankfurt launch for Honda Urban EV Concept

Honda has unveiled its Urban EV Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, setting the direction for a similar model planned for production in 2019. The funky concept is built on a brand new platform and is extremely compact, sitting 100mm shorter than Honda's...

Honda to electrify every new model launched in Europe

Honda has committed to offering an electrified version of every new model launched in Europe going forwards. Announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the statement was backed up by debuts given to a CR-V Hybrid, and Honda Power Manager energy transfer system,...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:22nd Sep 2017