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Cupra Leon eHybrid launched

Cupra has revealed that its version of the Leon will be available as a plug-in hybrid. The eHybrid performance model will feature a range of 37 miles on electric power alone, and produce up to 245 hp. This comes from a 150 hp 1.4 TSI petrol engine and...

BMW expands 3 Series PHEV range to four models

BMW has announced that it is expanding its plug-in hybrid options in the 3 Series range to four models. Set to join the 330e saloon are the 330e Touring estate and four-wheel drive versions of both. Already available is the 330e saloon, which is one...

Jaguar Land Rover reveals Project Vector

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new concept vehicle - Project Vector - which looks to offer a solution to urban transport of the future. Fully electric and autonomous, the pod is designed on a skateboard chassis with different bodies available depending...

Audi launches e-tron 50 models

Audi has launched a new entry-level model for its pure-electric e-tron line-up - the 50 quattro. Sitting below the 55 quattro in the range, the new version starts at less than £60,000. Fitted with a smaller capacity battery for a lower price, the 50...

EVs continue sales success in January 2020 figures

The UK electric vehicle market continues to go from strength to strength, as the number of pure-electric cars tops the 100,000 mark in January 2020 - seeing registrations up more than 200% compared to last year. The latest set of statistics rom the...

Ban on new petrol and diesel cars brought forward to 2035

The UK government is planning to bring forward the date of the proposed ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2035 - and for the ban to now include hybrid vehicles, both conventional and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). The new ban not...

10,000 free miles from Ovo for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV customers

Mitsubishi and Ovo Energy have collaborated to offer new Outlander PHEV customers 10,000 Free Green Miles. The offer is aimed at encouraging drivers to maximise their electric driving through regular charging. New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV retail customers...

Orders open for new VW e-up!

Volkswagen has opened the order books for the revised e-up!, now featuring a range of 159 miles on a charge. The new version of the pure-electric citycar sees a significant range increase from the previous model's 83 mile rating. This is primarily because...

New Seat Leon launched with eHybrid option

Seat has launched its new Leon, with a plug-in hybrid option set to join the range for the first time. The Spanish firm's best-selling model will feature an electric range of 37 miles on a single charge when it arrives in a few months' time wearing an eHybrid...

Mercedes Benz eVito goes on sale

Mercedes Benz has launched its eVito, with prices and specifications confirmed for the UK. With a range of 93 miles on a charge, the eVito van is available in two lengths, and is eligible for the UK Plug-in Van Grant (PiVG). Prices start at £39,895...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:20th Feb 2020