Tag : electric vehicle

First Drive: DS 3 Crossback

4 months ago / 0 comments

Second in their new model assault, the DS3 turns SUV, and Martyn Collins reckons it’s their most convincing model yet.

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

9 months ago / 0 comments

Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Toyota reveals multiple electrified models

1 year ago / 0 comments

A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.

NewMotion highlights continued EV growth in Europe

1 year ago / 0 comments

An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.

Tritium announces major European expansion

1 year ago / 0 comments

Tritium has opened a new sales, service, training and testing facility for Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands as it commits to the European EV market.

250-miles in 15 minutes promised by Porsche’s new EV

1 year ago / 0 comments

Porsche reveals second electric car concept with 800V system, enabling 400-kilometre range in 15 minutes.

Dyson seeks additional 300 automotive workforce for EV project

1 year ago / 0 comments

Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle.

480km Jaguar I-Pace pricing and spec revealed

1 year ago / 0 comments

Jaguar has revealed pricing, a 480km range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle: the I-Pace.

Hyundai Kona Electric revealed with 292-mile WLTP range

1 year ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has revealed the electric version of the Kona compact SUV, confirming a range of almost 300 miles under the new WLTP cycle and rapid 100kW charging capability.

Rotary power returns as part of Mazda’s eco range

1 year ago / 0 comments

Mazda has confirmed its first electric car will be available with an optional range extender; the first rotary engine fitted to its production models since the RX-8 coupe was discontinued in 2012.

Pan-European ultra-fast charging network to focus on urban areas

1 year ago / 0 comments

Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan areas and along highways.

Belgian charging network connects France and Netherlands

2 years ago / 0 comments

Belgium’s UNIT-E charging network has added 25 rapid chargers along key routes spanning between the French and Dutch borders, enabling easier long-distance travel for electric vehicles.

Volvo’s Polestar reveals first markets for debut plug-in hybrid

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s spin-off performance subsidiary has announced the first six markets for its Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid.

EU-LIVE takes on the Twizy with new EV mobility solution

2 years ago / 0 comments

The European EU-LIVE consortium has revealed a new electrified mobility solution for the L5e category – a segment in-between two and four wheels with speeds of more than 50km/h.

Electric vehicle adoption has reached a turning point, says Jato Dynamics

2 years ago / 0 comments

This year has represented a turning point for electric vehicle adoption, with sales in key regions increasing significantly, Jato Dynamics says.

Siemens drives electromobility focus with Ubitricity investment

2 years ago / 0 comments

Siemens Energy Management is to work with Ubitricity to develop electromobility solutions including for fleets.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Opel turnaround plans

2 years ago / 0 comments

Opel, and sibling Vauxhall, is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

BMW sparks new higher power i3s

2 years ago / 0 comments

BMW has introduced a new higher powered version of the i3 electric super mini; the i3s, available with the 94Ah/33kWh battery and optional range extender.

Second-life batteries power charge points along Belgian and German highways

2 years ago / 0 comments

Connected Energy has installed two quick-charge stations along highways in Belgium and Germany that use second-life Renault electric vehicle batteries as power sources.

Nissan expands e-POWER range extended EV to Indonesian market

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nissan Motor Indonesia has confirmed the Nissan Note e-POWER range extended electric vehicle will be offered in Indonesia and be on display at GIIAS 2017 (Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show).