Plug-in hybrid Polestar 1 packs 600hp

Plug-in hybrid Polestar 1 packs 600hp

Polestar may not be a name you are too familiar with. It currently acts as Volvo’s performance arm.  The name was recently revealed as a new standalone electric car brand.  Also confirmed are plans for its first three models, the...
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Volkswagen developing a Pikes Peak electric car record breaker

Volkswagen developing a Pikes Peak electric car record breaker

Volkswagen is developing an all-electric race car to enter the renowned Pikes Peak mountain race. The all-wheel drive prototype is scheduled to be at the start of the Hill Climb in Colorado, USA on 24 June 2018. Its goal: to...
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Electric taxi hits the streets of London

Electric taxi hits the streets of London

Today, the first of the electric black cabs, will appear on the streets of London as they enter the final phase of testing ahead of the January 2018 deadline for all newly licensed taxis to be zero emission capable. Their...
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Fastned takes the frustration out of electric car charging

Fastned takes the frustration out of electric car charging

One frustration experienced by many electric car drivers is the need to have a membership card or an smart-phone app to start charging their car at public points. Fastned, the European Charge provider who are soon to arrive on U.K....
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UK electric and plug-in car growth continues with best-ever quarterly registrations

UK electric and plug-in car growth continues with best-ever quarterly registrations

New electric vehicle registration data shows that public appetite for plug-in vehicles continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2017. A total of 12,932 plug-in models were registered between July and September, a rise of 36% on the same...
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The Jaguar E-Type Zero is the most beautiful electric car in the world

The Jaguar E-Type Zero is the most beautiful electric car in the world

Jaguar recently unveiled their prototype E-Type Zero, simply the most beautiful electric car in the world, with a beautifully engineered conversion to match. The E-type Zero is a restored Series 1.5 Roadster manufactured in 1966. It’s totally original in spe...
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Renault Z.E. Smart Charge, the app that earns users money

Renault Z.E. Smart Charge, the app that earns users money

Groupe Renault have announced the purchase of 25 per cent share in Jedlix, a Dutch start-up specialising in the smart and sustainable charging of electric cars. Smart charging adjusts the vehicle charge to the needs of users and the available...
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Electric car charging project to help manage capacity

Electric car charging project to help manage capacity

For electric vehicles to continue with their increasing rates of predicted uptake, the challenge of local electricity network capacity at peak times needs to be overcome. To aid this, the OpenLV Project is an initiative that opens up data from...
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At last… a Nissan LEAF NISMO

At last… a Nissan LEAF NISMO

Electric cars are not often portrayed as being sporty.  Yet with instant torque from an electric motor and a low centre of gravity they really are. The smile inducing acceleration never gets boring… and a Tesla with “ludicrous” mode really...
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The new sounds of Formula E Season 4

The new sounds of Formula E Season 4

The fourth season of the all electric FIA Formula E race series kicks off in Hong Kong on the weekend of 2nd December, with the single seater racers taking to the street circuit. The series started in September 2014 when...
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