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Dyson EV scrapped

Dyson has abandoned its plans to develop and build an electric car, citing that it would not be commercially viable to bring to market. The British technology company has developed a prototype EV which boss Sir James Dyson is very pleased with. However,...

New record for EV registrations in September

September was a record month for the electric car market, with more than 7,700 pure-electric models registered. Combined with more than 5,000 plug-in hybrid registrations, the total electric vehicle figure for September 2019 was almost 12,900 units. The...

Polestar 2 pricing confirmed

Pricing for the Polestar 2 has been announced, with the pure-electric fastback set to cost from £49,900. The new model from Volvo's electrified performance brand will go into production early next year, with deliveries starting in June 2019. Polestar...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV tops latest EV sales figures

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV continues its dominance of the UK electric vehicle market, with almost 42,500 of the Japanese firm's plug-in hybrid SUVs on the road by the end of June 2019. That's according to the latest set of figures from the Department...

Honda to remove diesel in Europe by 2021

Honda will phase out all diesel cars from its line-up by 2021, replacing them with electric and electrified powertrains. Reports from Reuters say that the Japanese firm is ditching diesel power as Honda moves to electrify all of its European models...

Zap-Map user survey reveals top 10 EV charging networks

The first results of Zap-Map’s 2019 EV Charging Survey published today reveals the top 10 UK charging networks and the factors that make for high user satisfaction. Zap-Map’s survey panel of more than 1,600 users awarded satisfaction ratings for...

Mercedes showcases Vision EQS

Mercedes Benz has unveiled the Vision EQS at the Frankfurt Motor Show, previewing what is expected to become the electric version of the flagship S-Class. With the all-electric EQ range confirmed to expand, this Vision EQS is still a concept, but with...

Honda e pricing confirmed

Prices have been announced for the Honda e, with the eagerly-awaited electric supermini set to cost from £26,160. The Honda e will start at the above price for the 100 kW version, with prices rising to £28,660 for the Advance trim which includes additional...

VW ID.3 launched

Volkswagen has revealed its highly-anticipated ID.3 pure-electric hatch on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show, showcasing what it reckons is the third chapter in its history - and one of its most important launched ever. The all-electric model is based...

Hyundai and Kia join Ionity network

The Hyundai Motor Group has become a new shareholder in the Ionity pan-European ultra-rapid EV charging network. The latest addition to the joint venture sees both Hyundai and Kia brands represented. The Korean group joins the BMW Group, Ford Motor...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:25th Mar 2019