Petition calls for action against electric car charge point blocking

Petition calls for action against electric car charge point blocking

Charge point blocking by traditionally fuelled cars is becoming a major concern to the electric car driver. Known as icing, or ‘being iced‘ refers to an Internal Combustion Engined vehicle (petrol or diesel) parking in a bay that is designated...
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Next generation Vauxhall Corsa to be pure electric

Next generation Vauxhall Corsa to be pure electric

One the U.K’s consistently best-selling cars, the Vauxhall Corsa supermini is set to be available as a pure electric car, all as part of the brands profitability push, PACE!, announced today. The Opel/Vauxhall brand recently joined the Peugeot Citroen PSA...
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Renault ZOE declared the Pure Electric and Hybrid Green Apple Champion of 2017

Renault ZOE declared the Pure Electric and Hybrid Green Apple Champion of 2017

For the third consecutive time the Renault ZOE has been declared the Pure Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Green Apple Champion by the Green Organisation, an independent, not for profit organisation rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the wor...
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Business park goes live with electric car charging

Business park goes live with electric car charging

Two state-of-the-art rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers have gone live at a prestigious business park in Basingstoke. InstaVolt has installed the rapid chargers at Chineham Park, which is home to a swathe of innovative companies including Ericsson and Motoro...
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How much range do I really need?

How much range do I really need?

When buying a car, there are many factors to consider, and when it comes to 100% electric cars, there is one question everyone should seek an answer. Range is often sighted a barrier to switching, but how much range do...
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VIDEO: Tesla Model X Easter Eggs

VIDEO: Tesla Model X Easter Eggs

Full-time YouTuber Dan Markham and his son Lincoln are best known for their channel What’s Inside, where they take stuff apart so you don’t have too.  The channel began as a school science project and has now reached 5 million...
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Nissan LEAF crowned ‘Best EV’ in Auto Express used car awards

Nissan LEAF crowned ‘Best EV’ in Auto Express used car awards

The current generation Nissan LEAF Acenta has been named ‘Best EV’ in the 2017 Auto Express Used Car Awards. This is the second year in a row that the Nissan LEAF has been recognised in the awards, having won ‘Best...
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Nissan to join Formula E electric car race series

Nissan to join Formula E electric car race series

Nissan will become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E racing championship starting in 2018. The move to participate in the growing Formula E series gives Nissan a highly visible global platform from which to sp...
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Autonomous vehicles to take to the roads of Birmingham and Coventry

Autonomous vehicles to take to the roads of Birmingham and Coventry

Roads in Coventry and Birmingham are set to become a world-class UK testbed for developing the next generation connected and autonomous (CAV) vehicles, thanks to a new £25m programme of investment being led by WMG at the University of Warwick....
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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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