Hyundai has kickstarted its new dedicated battery electric vehicle brand with the Ioniq 5.
Silence, an electric scooter manufacturer, has released its range of e-moto electric mopeds as a way of lowering costs for getting around urban areas.
NIO’s new ET7 electric saloon has been unveiled, bringing cutting-edge features and an impressive 620-mile range.
It’s likely that you’ve noticed that many car manufacturers have been putting greater importance on hybrids in recent months. As tougher emissions regulations come into force requiring car makers to meet stringent targets, it has meant that cars have had to become cleaner.
Polestar. It’s a company which, for many years, became synonymous with creating go-faster Volvos, adding a certain Scandi flick of performance to many of the firm’s otherwise quite normal cars. Even recently, we’ve seen ‘Polestar Engineered’-badged Volvo models hit the market, catering for those who want a Volvo but with a healthy dose of performance-based excitement.
In the premium car segment, the big names are the German three – BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.
2020 has proved to be a big year for electric vehicles. With increasing demand, the production of EVs has increased significantly and newer and more innovative models have come onto the market.
What is it? Manufacturers need to acknowledge the electric future that we’re all heading towards. Many have been busy bringing all manner of EVs to market but Citroen has remained largely quiet, save for three electric commercial vehicles and a hybrid version of its C5 Aircross SUV.
What is it? As we’re all aware, the electric segment is one which is quickly rising in importance as we approach a time when all new things petrol and diesel-powered will be outlawed. As a result, we’re getting some serious variety when it comes to EVs, with battery-powered cars of all shapes and sizes coming to market.
Today’s announcement by Boris Johnson that sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030 means that electric vehicles are going to become a more important part of our driving lives very shortly.
Ford has bolstered its electrified offering by introducing a new standard hybrid version of its Kuga SUV.
It’s likely that over the next few years electric vehicles will become an even more crucial part of how we get from A to B. As more emphasis is put upon drivers to make the switch from petrol and diesel to EV, motorists will need to get up to speed with an altogether different set of requirements.
Ford has lifted the lid on its new E-Transit, bringing an electric powertrain to the world’s best-selling van.
BMW has unveiled its new electric iX SUV which is set to take its place atop the firm’s range of EVs.
Just one in six English councils have installed on-street electric car charging points in residential areas, according to an investigation by the AA.
What is it? Mercedes-Benz is on an EV offensive and, over the next few years, plans to bring a vast swathe of electric models to market. Affecting each area of the firm’s line-up, these plans are a sign of the times as manufacturers move towards electric and away from conventional powertrains.
The Scottish Government has published statistics which show £4,016,000 has been put towards installing charging points for electric vehicles in the region since April 2010 – and there are 133 north-east points in total.
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have developed small solar panels which can be embedded in clothes and used to charge a mobile phone.
Six new electric charging points have been installed at Aberdeen Airport.
Apple has issued a software update to address the bug that was causing charging issues for some owners of its new iPhone XS and XS Max smartphones.
iPhone users are reporting a bug that means their devices do not charge when plugged in, with the new XS and XS Max handsets among those said to be affected.
A north-east woman said she was shocked after an overheating iPhone sparked a blaze which gutted her bedroom.
Disney Research has developed a method to charge electronic devices seamlessly through thin air, without the need of electrical wires.