the electric car bubble will burst and thats good for everyone 61db8984c0f14

The electric car bubble will burst, and that’s good for everyone

Is that something we should be worried about? Not really. True, some investors are going to lose a lot of cash. Sony might never get a single…

tesla takes the uk sales crown as petrol now accounts for less than half of new cars 61d7952830756

Tesla takes the UK sales crown as petrol now accounts for less than half of new cars

Petrol cars accounted for fewer than 50pc of total sales last month, with electric car giant Tesla becoming the best-selling brand in the UK. New electric cars…

150000 hybrid bentayga helps drive bentley to new sales record 61d74f68552fb

£150,000 hybrid Bentayga helps drive Bentley to new sales record

Strong demand for a hybrid SUV that starts at just over £150,000 has helped Bentley smash its sales record in the latest sign of a lucrative pandemic…

sony confirms its drive to join the electric car business 61d5fdf12e48a

Sony confirms its drive to join the electric car business

Sony has revealed its second electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and confirmed that it intends to get into the transportation business…

mercedes reveals electric car with 600 mile range 61d4f215d5a53

Mercedes reveals electric car with 600-mile range

The design is expected to form the basis for cars going on sale in 2024 or 2025, although Markus Schafer, the chief technology officer, declined to specify…

a 620 mile range and innovation galore for mercedes eqxx electric car concept 61d4ac73b6173

A 620-mile range and innovation galore for Mercedes EQXX electric car concept

It’s almost as slippery as a penguin, with a shape inspired by a drop of water, but it’s the 1,000km (620 miles) range of the latest Mercedes-Benz…

the story of the first modern electric vehicle 61d0b7e46a2b1

The story of the first ‘modern’ electric vehicle

GM kept trudging on with the project using many of the lessons learned from the Impact and in 1996 produced the EV1, a brilliant if divisive car…

only a quarter of electric vehicle chargers installed last year allow rapid charging 61d08bce5bc79

Only a quarter of electric vehicle chargers installed last year allow ‘rapid’ charging

Only one in four electric vehicle chargers installed last year allows for ‘rapid’ charging within half an hour, latest figures have revealed. Analysis by the RAC showed…

steer clear of learning to change gears young drivers are told 61c9f4412d5c6

Steer clear of learning to change gears, young drivers are told

Young drivers increasingly no longer need to learn how to change gear ahead of the coming revolution in electric cars, the President of the AA has said….

converting a classic porsche to electric is sacrilege but then again 61c77d75df1d6

Converting a classic Porsche to electric is sacrilege. But then again…

The original 356 was fitted with disc brakes for much-improved stopping ability compared with drums, but Electrogenic has improved them to give drivers extra confidence to use…

arrival the british company that wants to be the tesla of vans and buses 61c67148ed736

Arrival: the British company that wants to be the Tesla of vans and buses

Arrival was launched by Russian entrepreneur Denis Sverdlov and was largely self-funded from his personal $500m venture fund Kinetik until investment in 2020 by BlackRock and Fidelity….

what is the plug in car grant how much is it and what are the best cars that still qualify for a discount 61c388e38d043

What is the Plug-in Car Grant, how much is it – and what are the best cars that still qualify for a discount?

Price: £28,595 after PiCG The Renault Zoe is well established as one of the best small EVs, not least thanks to its long range of up to…

car titan hispano suiza is back from the dead with a 2m electric hypercar 61c0cbfe414f1

Car titan Hispano-Suiza is back from the dead with a £2m electric hypercar

The tail-heavy, handcrafted body is voluptuous from every angle, flowing rearwards to a pair of circular tail lights with the flying-stork symbol at the centre. Remarkably similar…

supercar legend henrik fisker has designs on a cheaper electric revolution 61bf94733c8ff

Supercar legend Henrik Fisker has designs on a cheaper electric revolution

“If you look at the car, it fundamentally hasn’t changed much in the last 50 years,” says Henrik Fisker, who designed the iconic Aston Martin DB9. “It…

cupra born review not the electric hot hatch you might hope for 61bf692b082db

Cupra Born review: not the electric hot hatch you might hope for

Like the ID.3, there are two screens, a big one in the middle of the fascia, and a small one in front of the driver, which moves…

plug in car grant and eligibility slashed 61ba4e5cad85f

Plug-in car grant and eligibility slashed

The price cap for passenger cars that are eligible for the grant has been reduced from £35,000 to £32,000, with the grant itself reduced from £2,500 to…

electric car grants slashed for second time this year 61ba4e5776c1a

Electric car grants slashed for second time this year

Electric car sales doubled in November to account for one in every five purchases as the switch away from petrol and diesel vehicles gathers pace.  Almost a…

electric car revolution will stay stuck in the slow lane without more charging competition 61b8fceea2fa8

Electric car revolution will stay stuck in the slow lane without more charging competition

Last year the Government said it wanted there to be at least six ultra-rapid charging points at every motorway service area in the UK by 2023 (with…

owning a car is so last century says transport minister 61b4dceb635d3

Owning a car is so ‘last century’, says transport minister

Its advisors, the Climate Change Committee, have called for average car occupancy to increase by around 20 per cent, with ride sharing encouraged by road lanes restricted…

car sharing should become the norm in drive to cut carbon emissions says minister 61b38b71a5190

Car sharing should become the norm in drive to cut carbon emissions, says minister

Its advisors, the Climate Change Committee, have called for average car occupancy to increase by around 20 per cent, with ride sharing encouraged by road lanes restricted…

block chinese takeover of lithium miner ministers told 61aeb64e85f8e

Block Chinese takeover of lithium miner, ministers told

A Chinese takeover of one of Britain’s only listed lithium miners poses a threat to the national interest and must be stopped by ministers, MPs and shareholders have said….

five of the best used electric family cars for sale in the uk in 2021 61ae70f654db5

Five of the best used electric family cars for sale in the UK in 2021

It’s with a caveat that we recommend the early Tesla Model S as a family chariot, because its reliability and quality record is far from exemplary –…

boris johnson woos rivian in bid to bring 1bn electric vehicle factory to uk 61aac1d794762

Boris Johnson woos Rivian in bid to bring £1bn electric vehicle factory to UK

Boris Johnson has promised to build a new motorway junction and revive an old rail link as part of a raft of measures to tempt electric truck…

how to buy the best family car in 2021 and grab a bargain 61a92adbcf42f

How to buy the best family car in 2021 – and grab a bargain

It’s a contentious question. As the SUV craze sweeps the country, many people are asking: do we really need them? For families, it’s clear where the advantages…

toyota commits to hydrogen as well as battery electric for next generation low emissions cars 61a92ad6b9889

Toyota commits to hydrogen as well as battery-electric for next-generation low emissions cars

Running on 20-inch wheels, the bZ4X will have a choice of two power outputs, 201bhp with rear-wheel drive and 215bhp with four-wheel drive, along with a range…