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EV Experience Centre launches in Milton Keynes

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre has been launched in Milton Keynes, with doors set to open to the public in Saturday 22nd July. A multi-brand EV showroom, the EV Experience Centre is the first of its kind in the UK. Located in Centre:MK, the...

Nissan to debut e-Pedal on new Leaf

Nissan has announced that the next-generation Leaf will feature new e-Pedal technology. Debuting on the new Nissan, the e-Pedal - along with the rest of the Leaf - will be launched on Saturday 9th September. The details of how the e-Pedal works are...

Mercedes offers emissions software update for 3m diesel models

Daimler is recalling three million Mercedes Benz diesel vehicles to offer owners a software fix for their cars. The move has come about as prosecutors are investigating possible emissions test cheating in a similar manner that brought about the VW Emissions...

Porsche considers ditching diesel to focus on EVs

Porsche is looking at scrapping diesel engines from its model line-up and focusing instead on pushing electrified vehicles. A decision will be made in the next few years reports Reuters, after the news service spoke to Chief Executive Oliver Blume. Should...

Porsche develops 350 kW ultra-rapid charging solution

In preparation for the launch of the Mission E in 2019, Porsche have developed an ultra-rapid charger rated at 350 kW (800 V), the highest power rating permitted by the CCS (Type 2 Combo) connector. Two of the new ultra-rapid units have been installed...

Plug-in BMW sales soar

BMW has announced its latest sales results, with the German giant reporting that electrified models have increased 80% in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year. Part of this increase is because of new models arriving and coming...

New Audi A8 to get e-tron model

Audi has launched its new A8 flagship saloon, with advanced piloted driving systems, mild hybrid powertrains, and an e-tron PHEV due too. The A8 will be available with a total of five 'conventional' models by the time all variants have been rolled out,...

New range extended black cab unveiled

As part of a series of new announcements the next generation London Taxi has been unveiled, with the zero-emission capable LEVC TX E-CITY heralding new technology, model, and company names. The newly launched LEVC is the company formerly known as the...

New Volvo XC60 PHEV available for Polestar optimisation

Volvo has announced details of its next plug-in hybrid set to be released, the XC60 T8. The PHEV has been optimised by Volvo's tuning arm Polestar, and will produce 421 hp, matching the larger XC90 T8 as the most powerful Volvos ever built. Because...

New production spec Tesla Model 3 revealed

Tesla has revealed the first images of the new Tesla Model 3, which started rolling off the production line on Friday last week (7th July). Tweeted by company CEO Elon Musk, the new Model 3's exterior looks very like the pre-production version unveiled...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:18th Jul 2017