Electric car news and features

Ionity to launch new per kWh pricing structure

Ionity has announced it is switching to a per kWh payment process, rather than the flat fee it currently operates on its ultra-rapid EV charge points. Since the pan-European network launched, plans were always to charge a fee per kWh used, but the initial...

Kia ramps up electric plans

Kia has announced it will offer 11 electric vehicles by 2025, including the launch of a new dedicated EV next year, as part of its 'Plan S' strategy. Some ambitious targets have been set, including a global EV market share of 6.6% by 2025, 25% of all...

CES 2020 - automotive round-up

Considering CES is a technology show, it is perhaps unusual that a number of automotive firms are displaying their wares at the event. However, it's a sign of the blurring between the two industries, where cars and tech share increasingly common space in...

EV sales break records in 2019

The UK electric car market finished 2019 on a high, with the latest statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showing records broken and growth well above the industry as a whole. Registrations of pure-electric cars almost...

Top 10 Green Cars 2020

It's clear that 2020 is going to be a bumper year for green cars, with electric vehicles in particular set to be launched in significant numbers. There are so many that we've struggled to whittle them down to a top 10 here, but have created the following...

NGC Review 2019

The automotive industry has had quite the time of it in 2019. It's been a busy year, with both positive and negative stories coming along throughout the past 12 months; but plenty to be encouraged about when it comes to green cars. The electric vehicle...

Tesla Model 3 dominates UK EV sales figures

Tesla's Model 3 has taken the UK electric car market by storm, with more than 5,300 units registered in Q3 2019. The pure-electric saloon outsold the following four best-sellers combined for the three months covering July to September according to recently...

Merger confirmed for PSA and Fiat Chrysler groups

The PSA Group and FCA have agreed to merge in a deal worth £39 billion, which will create the fourth largest car manufacturing group in the world. Having been in discussions for the past six weeks, the two companies have confirmed a full merger, which...

Best electric cars 2020

The electric car market is developing at pace. Manufacturers are improving their EV offerings seemingly all the time, and buyers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits electric cars can bring. Lower tax, fuel, and maintenance costs persuade...

UK's first zero-emission street to trial in London

London will open the UK's first zero-emission street, as Barbican Estate's Beech Street is set to ban petrol and diesel vehicles. The City of London Corporation is working on Transport for London plans for no environmental disruption from vehicles, cyclists,...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:15th Jan 2020