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Peugeot to add Hybrid and Hybrid4 PHEVs to range

Peugeot has launched two new plug-in hybrid powertrains - Hybrid and Hybrid4 - which will become available in its 3008, 508, and 508 SW next year. The new systems come with an 11.8 kWh or 13.2 kWh battery, allowing for a range of up to 30 miles on a...

Porsche drops diesel for EVs

Porsche has announced that it has ditched diesel, with electrification the main focus of its R&D resources. No new models will be offered with diesel engines, reflecting the trend from its buyers moving to the E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid options. The German...

Peugeot unveils e-Legend Concept

Peugeot will show off its e-Legend Concept at the Paris Motor Show in a couple of weeks, showcasing electric power and connected & autonomous technologies. The stylish concept is set to be one of the stars of Peugeot’s home motor show, and reflects...

VW and Renault electrify IAA 2018

The 2018 edition of the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show has been filled with launches of new electric models. Everything from advanced concepts showcased by Renault, to the expansion of VW’s ID electric brand into the LCV market have gone on display, showing...

Kia e-Niro gets 300+ mile range

Kia has announced that the homologated range for its forthcoming e-Niro is 301 miles on a single charge. That's based on the 64 kWh battery model, and calculated against WLTP tests. This unsurprisingly puts the pure-electric e-Niro up against the Hyundai...

Audi e-tron launched

Audi has unveiled the e-tron - its first pure-electric production car - which is the vanguard of an electric model offensive by the German brand that will see 12 new EVs arrive by 2025. Having released details of the new SUV in a trickle for months,...

VW launches Electric for All campaign

Volkswagen has launched its MEB (modular electric drive) platform, bringing its modular architecture strategy to the electric vehicle market, with the Electric for All campaign. The manufacturer is pitching the MEB as an important a milestone in the...

BMW showcases Vision iNext

BMW has unveiled the Vision iNext, a large all-electric SUV with autonomous driving technology, and a production version due to become the i Division flagship in 2021. No figures for performance, range, or price have even been murmured since this is...

Nissan Leaf is best-selling EV of 2018 so far

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV remains the UK’s best-selling electric vehicle, having topped the charts now since the beginning of 2015. However, the Nissan Leaf - second on the list and the most popular pure-electric model - has outsold the Mitsubishi...

DS 3 Crossback revealed with EV version

DS Automobiles has launched its new DS 3 Crossback ahead of next month's Paris Motor Show, with an E-Tense pure-electric version due next year. The premium compact SUV will rival the likes of BMW's X2 and Volvo's XC40, but in EV configuration will provide...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:10th Sep 2018