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UK pure-EV sales on the up despite overall market decline

Sales of pure-electric vehicles continued to rise in April 2019, despite the UK car market as a whole down 4% on the previous year. Pure-EVs were up more than 63%, with 1,517 registrations in April, though plug-in hybrid vehicles didn't fare as well....

Hyundai updates Ioniq range

Hyundai has launched an updated version of its Ioniq, with improvements across the Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, and Electric models - in particular the latter. The Ioniq Electric now features a significantly larger battery capacity, up to 38.3 kWh from the...

March saw record numbers of EVs registered

March saw a record number of pure-electric cars registered with more than 3,900 units, up more than 1,000 sales and 30% on last year's results. The total electric vehicle registrations figure in March - pure-EV and PHEV combined - was the second highest...

Seat launches electric car push

Seat has revealed that six electric and plug-in hybrid models will be launched in the next two years, with a pure-electric version of the Mii city car, and the el-Born going into production first. The next generation Leon and the Tarraco SUV will both...

JLR installs UK's largest smart charger site

Jaguar Land Rover has installed 166 EV charge points at its Gaydon engineering base, for use by its employees and visitors. The huge roll-out demonstrates the British company's commitment to electric vehicles, with workplace charging becoming increasingly...

Geneva Motor Show 2019 round-up

This year's Geneva Motor Show has been one of the best for many years, despite a number of key manufacturers not having stands there. Here we round up all the key green models currently on display in Geneva - and there are a great deal of them. Take a look...

Alfa Romeo Tonale concept wows at Geneva

The Alfa Romeo Tonale has been showcased at the Geneva Motor Show, with the concept powered by a plug-in hybrid powertrain, and previewing potential new design ideas. Stylish, sporty, and efficient, the Tonale concept was a surprise launch at the motor...

Audi unveils Q4 e-tron concept at Geneva

Audi’s Geneva Motor Show stand is dominated by electric vehicles, with the new Q4 e-tron concept the show-stopper, though joined on the main stage by the e-tron GT and new e-tron Sportback. The Q4 e-tron concept has a range of 279 miles on a single...

Kia launches Imagine concept at Geneva

Kia has unveiled its Imagine concept at the Geneva Motor Show, with the all-electric crossover leading a wide range of electric vehicles on the firm’s stand Joined by the new Soul EV, receiving its European debut at Geneva, the Imagine previews design...

Zap-Map secures major investment from Good Energy

Zap-Map today announces it has secured a major investment from Good Energy, one of the UK's leading renewable energy suppliers. Good Energy has taken a 12.9% share in Zap-Map’s parent company, Next Green Car Ltd, with an option to take a majority share...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:25th Mar 2019