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Paris Motor Show - Key Launches

With the Paris Motor Show now in full swing, Next Green Car takes a look at the show's stars. As one of the major events on the automotive calendar, there have been a number of key new launches in France, as we round up what has been an eventful couple of...

Top electric cars - Paris Motor Show

The overriding theme of the Paris Motor Show is electrification. Both Volkswagen and Mercedes have laid out their commitments to an EV future in the shape of the I.D. Concept and Generation EQ. Renault's new Zoe 40 could be argued to be a more significant...

Mercedes Generation EQ reveals electric brand plans

Mercedes Benz has revealed the Generation EQ concept crossover at the Paris Motor Show - but to say it is merely a concept car would be to only report a fraction of the story. The Generation EQ embodies the German giant's take on an entire electric...

Renault Trezor previews EV and autonomous tech

Renault has a significant electric presence at its home motor show in Paris, with the Trezor concept joining the more practical new Zoe on its stand. The Trezor gives us a taste of what might come along from Renault in the future, with the most important...

Class leading range for new Renault Zoe

Renault has revealed a new version of its Zoe EV at the Paris Motor Show, with a new battery that increases the car's range to 250 miles on a single charge. The upgrade sees Renault claim that the Zoe has the longest range of any mainstream electric...

Mitsubishi concept shifts PHEVs forward

Mitsubishi has unveiled its GT-PHEV Concept at the Paris Motor Show, emphasising its focus on both electrified drivetrains and the SUV market. The bold design previews a future design direction for the Japanese manufacturer which incorporates the now...

VW reveals I.D. electric concept

Volkswagen has revealed images and details of its all-electric concept on the eve of the Paris Motor Show. Called the I.D., VW says that it starts the countdown to a new era for the company, and the concept previews a new design language for future electric...

Record breaking hybrid sales for Toyota

Toyota has announced that almost a third of its 2016 European sales have been hybrid models, with the hybrid sales almost doubling when compared to the same time last year. A significant reason for this dramatic increase - up 45 per cent for January-August...

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft to develop connencted car systems

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft have gone into partnership to develop connected car technology. The agreement will see both companies work together to create next-generation connected services for cars powered by Microsoft's Azure intelligent cloud...

HERE to roll out connected car programme

Automotive mapping expert HERE is set to start collecting real-time information from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes models to allow its new Open Location Platform to provide a safer and simpler driving experience for users. The connected car programme will...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:23rd Sep 2016