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Citroen e-Berlingo launches in the UK

The Citroën ë-Berlingo has officially launched in the UK. Citroën is hoping that its electric van will shake up the UK's compact electric van segment. The company says that its award-winning Berlingo Van – the UK’s best-selling compact van in 2021...

Peugeot to boost range of e-308

New reports have emerged on the technical data of the Peugeot e-308, which will enter the market next year. The reports differ slightly from previous information. Previously, it was understood that Peugeot was planning a pure-electric version of its...

Mitie hits 30% electric fleet target early

Mitie, a leading UK facilities management company, has reached its fleet electrification targets three months early. Its initial target was to convert 30% of its fleet to zero emission electric vehicles (EV) by March 2022. Now, the company has increased...

Volta Trucks enters partnership to decarbonise retail distribution

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive fully-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has partnered with The Crown Estate, one of the West End of London’s largest property owners, and Clipper Logistics, its distribution provider,...

BMW sold over 100,000 pure-electric vehicles last year

The BMW Group posted solid year-on-year sales growth of 8.4 percent last year, with a total of 2,521,525 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to customers worldwide. Indeed, BMW sales reached a new all-time high of 2,213,795 units (+9.1%) last...

All-terrain EV company launches Crowdcube campaign

Devon-based EMotive, creator of the world’s first zero-emission all-terrain electric vehicle, is launching a £180,000 Crowdcube campaign to take its prototype and eco-alternative to the Mercedes Benz Unimog to the next stage of development, ready for...

Volkswagen confirms electric camper reveal date

Volkswagen has confirmed that its electric ID. Buzz microbus will make its public debut on 9th March this year. The original Microbus (or VW Transporter, Kombi, Type 2, or Camper), first launched in the 1950s, is undoubtedly an iconic model, with the...

Sony announces launch of Sony Mobility

Entertainment company Sony, better known for its PlayStations than its cars, has announced the Spring launch of Sony Mobility, an operating company that will focus on electric cars and allow Sony to explore entry into the electric vehicle (EV) market. The...

2021 sees largest-ever increase in plug-in sales

The latest figures are out from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), and they detail new car registrations in December 2021. The figures also complete the numbers for 2021 as a whole. For starters, plug-in vehicles comprised an impressive...

Porsche planning two more electric models

Alongside another electric model, Porsche is reportedly planning a successor to its electric Panamera. Both models as well as the successor to the electric Macan are to be built at the carmaker’s plant in Leipzig, where Porsche is hiring additional staff. Volkswagen...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:20th Jan 2022