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EV sales growth outstrips market in June's new car figures

Sales of new electric cars saw significant growth in June 2020, as car dealerships reopened in England at the start of the month, following lockdown. Pure-electric cars were up 262% compared to June 2019, taking 6.1% of the new car market, compared to sales...

Audi reveals e-tron S models

Audi has given its pure-EV range the performance treatment, with the launch of the e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback. Powered by three electric motors producing up to 503 hp and 973 Nm of torque, the e-tron S models will complete the 0-62 mph sprint in...

Suzuki Across PHEV launched

Suzuki has launched the new Across - a plug-in hybrid SUV that is based on the forthcoming Toyota RAV4 Plug-In. The first model to come along following a partnership between Suzuki and Toyota, the Across gets a new front end, but the rest of the design...

VW Tiguan eHybrid launched as part of range refresh

Volkswagen has revealed a new version of its Tiguan, and the new model is now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Using a 1.4 litre TSI petrol engine and electric motor, the Tiguan eHybrid produces a combined 245 hp, and will travel up to 31...

Tesla Model 3 rockets up EV sales charts with triumphant Q1 2020 sales

Tesla is dominating the UK EV sales charts, having sold more than 5,000 units in Q1 2020. That's according to the latest figures out from the Department for Transport (DfT) today (Tuesday 30th June). The Tesla Model 3 has seen 5,304 registrations in...

Citroen ë-C4 launched

Citroen has revealed its new ë-C4, with the C4 Cactus replacement offering a range of up to 217 miles on a charge. The family-sized hatchback uses a 100 kW electric motor and 50 kWh battery for its core electric powertrain, and can be charged at up...

Kia expands e-Niro range and charging options

Kia is expanding its e-Niro line-up, with the pure-electric crossover seeing AC charging boosted to 11 kW, and a new 39 kWh entry-level model join the range. Prices for the Kia e-Niro now start at less than £30,000, as UK buyers will be able to opt...

Volkswagen Arteon gets eHybrid PHEV

Volkswagen has revealed an updated Arteon range, including the addition of Shooting Brake and plug-in hybrid models. The stylish fastback and estate will get a similar set-up to the Passat GTE, with a 1.4 litre TSI petrol engine and electric motor putting...

New Vauxhall Mokka-e launched

Vauxhall has revealed its new Mokka, and the compact crossover gets a pure-electric powertrain for the first time in the shape of the Mokka-e Backed by a 50 kWh battery, the Mokka-e will cover 201 miles on a single charge. The Mokka-e can ultra-rapid...

Faster charging for upgraded Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar has updated the I-Pace, which now features 11 kW AC charging capabilities and a new infotainment system. Boosted from the previous 7 kW AC on-board charger, the latest upgrades to the I-Pace include the ability to charge at up to 11 kW from three-phase...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:6th Jul 2020