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WLTP Challenge showcases vehicle efficiency

Results from the inaugural WLTP Challenge have come in, with the overall figures showing that the new WLTP test cycle is largely reflective of real-world fuel economy. Completed over a day's driving, the 220 mile route included a variety of types of...

Uniti One order books open

Uniti has launched the One, a compact pure-electric car that will arrive next year with a starting price of £15,100. That figure includes the £3,500 UK Plug-in Car Grant, which although it is yet to officially receive, is expected to qualify when...

Porsche Taycan 4S launched

Porsche has revealed the Taycan 4S, set to join the company's pure-electric sports saloon range from early next year. The new Taycan 4S produces 390 kW (530hp) in overboost, or up to 420 kW (571hp) when fitted with the optional Performance Battery Plus....

Dyson EV scrapped

Dyson has abandoned its plans to develop and build an electric car, citing that it would not be commercially viable to bring to market. The British technology company has developed a prototype EV which boss Sir James Dyson is very pleased with. However,...

Toyota previews Mirai Concept and plug-in RAV4

Toyota will showcase a second-generation Mirai concept at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. The saloon continues to use Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell powertrain, but with an improvement of around 30% in range. Built on Toyota's latest modular TNGA...

Orders open for four Peugeot PHEVs

Peugeot has opened its order books for four new plug-in hybrids, as it pushes electrification acros its core line-up. Customers can now place reservations for the 3008 Hybrid, 3008 GT Hybrid4, 508 Hybrid, and 508 SW Hybrid. The 508 Fastback and SW plug-in...

New record for EV registrations in September

September was a record month for the electric car market, with more than 7,700 pure-electric models registered. Combined with more than 5,000 plug-in hybrid registrations, the total electric vehicle figure for September 2019 was almost 12,900 units. The...

Polestar 2 pricing confirmed

Pricing for the Polestar 2 has been announced, with the pure-electric fastback set to cost from £49,900. The new model from Volvo's electrified performance brand will go into production early next year, with deliveries starting in June 2019. Polestar...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV tops latest EV sales figures

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV continues its dominance of the UK electric vehicle market, with almost 42,500 of the Japanese firm's plug-in hybrid SUVs on the road by the end of June 2019. That's according to the latest set of figures from the Department...

Honda to remove diesel in Europe by 2021

Honda will phase out all diesel cars from its line-up by 2021, replacing them with electric and electrified powertrains. Reports from Reuters say that the Japanese firm is ditching diesel power as Honda moves to electrify all of its European models...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:25th Mar 2019