Electric car news and features

London's ULEZ now spans North to South Circular

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has today expanded - and now covers all areas within the North and South Circular. However, the North Circular (A406) and South Circular (A205) roads are not included in the zone. The zone itself affects petrol...

New electric crossover to replace Nissan Leaf

A new electric crossover is to take over from the Nissan Leaf - from 2025. The model will be built at the carmaker’s plant in Sunderland, according to Nissan’s European boss Guillaume Cartier, and will be based on the Alliance platform CMF-EV. Cartier...

EVs help Leasing.com record best-ever September

Leasing.com has recorded its biggest-ever month of sales enquiries for its advertising partners in September. Motor manufacturers, leasing companies, brokers and motor retailer partners all benefited from the record month on Leasing.com in what is a hugely...

Tesco working with EO Charging on delivery vans

For its home delivery fleet of electric vans, Tesco will receive more than 200 AC fast chargers and five DC rapid chargers from manufacturer EO charging. EO Charging will supply charging facilities for both day-to-day and short turn-around charging...

EV charging network Pod Point to go public

Electric vehicle (EV) charging network Pod Point has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange. The company is majority-owned by energy company EDF, and said that it plans a premium listing, with a free float of at least 25%. The company...

Rivian wants to set up its own battery production

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive wants to produce its own battery cells, although it does not want to do without purchased cells altogether, as stated in the company’s application for the planned IPO. By setting up its own capacities for...

C40 Recharge is Volvo's first exclusively electric drive

Volvo's first model to be offered exclusively with electric drive, the C40 Recharge, has now gone into production in Belgium – at the carmaker's plant in Ghent. The Ghent plant, which is one of Volvo’s largest locations, produces the XC40 models...

EVs dominate September new car sales figures

September 2021 will be remembered as a turning point for electric vehicles (EVs), a crucial month for sales of any vehicle with a plug and interest in electrified transport. That's the story told by the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

Citroen cuts £1k off e-Dispatch cost

Citroen has updated the pricing of its e-Dispatch all-electric van by £1,000 across all trim levels. The move comes as part of the French brand’s ‘Fair Pricing’ policy amid model year 2022 updates. Available in three body lengths - XS, M, and...

Genesis presents the GV60 electric SUV

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has revealed details of the technology and equipment of the planned GV60 – its first electric model based on the group’s E-GMP platform. The 800-volt electric car will be launched in three variants and will feature a...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:25th Oct 2021