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Electric car news and features

EV drivers returning to the road as lockdown eased in England

Electric vehicle drivers are gradually returning to the road following the lessening of lockdown restrictions in England, according to analysis of data from Zap-Map - the UK's leading charging point platform. The information, which uses aggregated data...

Motorsport UK announces new electrified vehicle regulations

Full Electrified Vehicle technical and safety regulations have been issued for the first time by Motorsport UK, the country's motorsport governing body. The regulations come as part of Motorsport UK's focus on creating a sustainable future for the sport,...

Details revealed of Dyson's axed EV

Dyson's EV would have had a range of 600 miles on a charge, had the British engineering firm not axed the project citing spiralling costs. Revealed in an interview with The Sunday Times, James Dyson stated that the project has cost £500 million of...

NGC and TLA extend partnership

Next Green Car and performance marketing specialist TLA have extended their partnership to help automotive brands reach in-market electric car buyers as they research their next vehicle. The partnership will see TLA deploy custom-built engagement tools...

VW reveals ABT eTransporter 6.1 electric van

Volkswagen has launched the ABT eTransporter 6.1 - the company's first all-electric van available in the UK - which features a range of up to 82 miles on a single charge. With no compromise on cargo area, the electric Transporter has been developed...

NGC supports Govt vision for rapid charging network in England

Next Green Car is backing announcements by the UK Government for a range of new measures to help boost numbers of ultra-rapid EV charge points across England. Plans are to ensure there are at least six open-access ultra-rapid EV chargers at motorway...

Peugeot e-Expert revealed

Peugeot has released the e-Expert - a pure-electric van with a range of up to 205 miles on a single charge. The e-Expert completes the electrification of the PSA Group's triumvirate of medium vans, following Citroen's ë-Dispatch this week, and the...

Citroen launches ?-Dispatch electric van

Citroen has launched the ë-Dispatch, the French firm's latest pure-electric van, offering up to 205 miles on a single charge. The ë-Dispatch follows on from PSA Group stable-mate Vauxhall's recent Vivaro-e launch, and shares the van's platform. This...

Kia lays out plans for EV growth in Europe

Kia has outlined plans to increase sales of pure-electric vehicles in Europe to more than 20% registrations by 2026. The Korean manufacturer will offer 11 EVs by 2025, across a range of vehicles; the next is due to be a long-range crossover, based on...

EV drivers in Milton Keynes invited to EV charging trials

Electric vehicle drivers in Milton Keynes are being invited to take part in a trial that will test smart chargers, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers, and home battery energy storage. Those taking part in the project will have the chance to keep the equipment...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:22nd May 2020

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