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How to run your electric car for £11 a month

As household spending comes under more pressure than ever, smart charging your electric vehicle means the average British driver could run their car for £11 a month, according to EV smart charging provider Ohme. With petrol and diesel pump prices already...

Citroen survey finds EVs best to help children sleep

A new survey from Citroën UK has found that parents who have switched to an electric, plug-in hybrid or hybrid vehicle say that their current car is more effective in helping young children fall asleep than their previous petrol or diesel car. The...

Government closes plug-in car grant to new orders

The government has this week, 14th June, closed the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders. Instead, the government will refocus funding for use in public charging and the purchase of other road vehicles, such as vans, where the switch to electric requires...

Arena del Futuro circuit charges EVs as they drive

Stellantis and its project partners, after months of testing at the “Arena del Futuro” circuit, have demonstrated the capability of Dynamic Wireless Power transfer (DWPT) technology to wirelessly recharge electric vehicles (EVs) as they travel over specially...

FIAT launches the new E-Doblo

FIAT and FIAT PROFESSIONAL have launched the new Doblò and E-Doblò, the fifth generation of the model. Ingenious and innovative, the new Doblò is an ideal partner for professionals. The launch of the E-Doblò sees the brand continuing its electrification...

BMW launches iX1

BMW has released details of its new X1 range, which will include the pure-electric iX1 for the first time. The pure-electric compact SUV will be offered in iX1 xDrove30 specification, which allows for a range of up to 272 miles on a charge thanks to...

Three quarters of a million EVs on UK roads

Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that there are three quarters of a million electric vehicles on UK roads. By the end of 2021, there were 748,349 electric cars, vans buses, and trucks on the road, an increase...

Pricing announced for GMW Ora Funky Cat

UK pricing and specifications have been revealed for the Ora Cat, which will start at £30,495 at launch, including the UK Plug-in Car Grant. The Funky Cat will kick off with a First Edition model, and is expected to go on sale in autumn, with deliveries...

Hiyacar EV car club trial underway in Hackney

Hackney residents now have access to affordable electric cars, as the UK’s longest trading peer-to-peer car sharing platform and CoMoUK accredited car club, Hiyacar, has provided 10 MG ZS EVs as part of a 12 month e-car club trial in the borough. After...

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,...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:23rd Jun 2022