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Toyota Mirai FCV sets new record for electric car

The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) has proved it can go the distance by driving 312 miles on a single tank of fuel, a distance further than for any other zero-emissions car on the market. Jim Lentz, Toyota North America CEO, announced...

Complete the new V2G EV Survey and win £50

A new survey, which is supported by Next Green Car & Zap-Map, has been commissioned by KiWi Power, Carbon Trust and the High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI) who are working with InnovateUK to investigate viable ways of integrating electric...

Follow Summer Budget 2015 with Next Green Car

Follow Summer Budget 2015 live on Wed 8th July with Next Green Car. On the day, NGC will be providing an in-depth summary of the Chancellor's additional Budget as it affects vehicle tax, fuel duty, BIK rates and other motoring taxes. Following Budget...

Nissan adds Acenta+ to LEAF range

Nissan is celebrating the continued success of its 100% electric LEAF model with the introduction of an Acenta+ grade. The new Acenta+ sits between the Acenta and range-topping Tekna model and enjoys a significant specification boost over the standard...

Formula E season ends in London

In a dramatic weekend of racing around the heart of London, Nelson Piquet Jr has been crowned the first ever Formula E champion. The 100% electric series kicked off last year in Beijing and aimed to revolutionise not just the world of racing but automotive...

Outlander PHEV most popular electric car in UK

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is now the most common Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle on the road in the UK, knocking the Nissan Leaf off the top spot. There were 9,688 Outlanders licensed at the end of Q1 2015, compared with 5,273 at the end of...

Renault-Nissan Alliance sells 250,000th EV

The electric vehicle has reached another historic milestone, as it was announced that the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 250,000th electric vehicle this June. The Alliance - which sells half of all EVs globally - reached the historic milestone earlier...

Tesla Model S fleet breaks billion mile barrier

Tesla, manufacturer of the award-winning Model S all-electric saloon, is today announcing its total vehicle fleet worldwide have driven over a billion miles. In just the three years since Model S hit the road, owners across the world have travelled...

Tesla to expand Supercharger network

Tesla’s UK Supercharger network continues growing to enable routes to the West of Scotland and Eastern England. Seven Supercharger stations will be added at motorway services with additional UK motorway locations in the works to be announced soon. The...

Outlander PHEV takes on Baja Portalegre 500

Mitsubishi is to enter an Outlander PHEV in the Baja Portalegre 500 cross-country rally due to be held in the eastern part of Portugal from October 22nd to October 24th 2015. The team is led by Hiroshi Masuoka, who won the Dakar Rally twice in two years...

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:2nd Jul 2015