Electric car news and features

Onto receives hundreds of 500es from Fiat UK

All-inclusive electric car subscription service Onto has partnered with Fiat UK to add a total of 600 new Fiat 500 electric cars to Onto's fleet of electric vehicles. The new Fiat 500 marks the third generation of the iconic car, which was designed,...

Mobilize aims to double its leasing fleet by 2025

Mobilize, which is Renault's mobility brand, is planning to double its leasing fleet financed by Mobilize Financial Services by 2025. It is also aiming to grow to one million electric vehicles by 2030, comprising 70% of the fleet and generating 20% of Renault...

Ford Pro reveals new electric E-Transit Custom

Ford has taken another major step in its electrification transformation, with Ford Pro revealing the first details of the new, fully electric E-Transit Custom. Following hot on the heels of the electric E-Transit that began production in March this...

Ford boosts Mustang Mach-E towing capacity

The Ford Mustang Mach-E’s approved braked towing capacity has now been increased to 1,000 kg on extended range models in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive – enough to allow customers to tow a typical small or average-sized fibreglass fishing...

Honda to develop three new EV platforms by 2030

Honda is planning to build millions of electric vehicles (EV) by 2030 using three new dedicated platforms, with one to be jointly developed with US partner General Motors Co, according to a top executive at the Japanese manufacturer. Honda's global...

Volvo Cars invests in battery developer StoreDot

Volvo Cars has made an investment in StoreDot, an Israeli company developing extreme-fast charging battery technology for electric cars, through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, its venture capital arm. StoreDot is working on a pioneering technology that,...

ubitricity has installed 5000 charge points in the UK

Electric vehicle (EV) charging network ubitricity has successfully installed 5,000 EV charge points in the UK as part of its mission to install 50,000 electric vehicle charge points in the UK by 2025. The charging company, based in London and Berlin,...

Ford starts production of E-Transit van for Europe

Ford Pro has begun shipping of its first production units of the fully electric E-Transit van to customers across Europe. It is a landmark moment that comes hot on the heels of the start of deliveries to US customers in February, from Ford’s Kansas City...

ID Buzz wins Top Gear's Electric Car of the Year

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz has won Electric Car of the Year at Top Gear's Electric Awards 2022. The ID. Buzz, which pays homage to the original Volkswagen T1’s design, was praised by judges for its iconic style, high quality and responsive driving capabilities. Sustainability...

smart to reveal #1 electric compact SUV in April

smart will be unveiling the #1, its first all-new production car as a purely electric brand, on 7th April. The dedicated reveal event takes place in the brand's trademark urban style at STATION-Berlin, a historic landmark and disused train station in...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:9th Apr 2022