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DriveElectric launches Vehicle to Grid service for homes and workplaces

DriveElectric, the UK’s leading provider of leased ultra-low emission vehicles, has launched a Vehicle to Grid (V2G) service for electric vehicle drivers, both at home and at the workplace.

Updated electric Volkswagen e-Golf powers into showrooms nationwide

Updated electric Volkswagen e-Golf powers into showrooms nationwide

It’s the all-electric car that looks like a regular Volkswagen Golf. Since its launch in 2014 the e-Golf has been at the forefront of the German manufacturer’s electric vehicle offering.

Used electric vehicle best buys named

Used electric vehicle best buys named

Consumer interest in electric vehicles is soaring. The market for alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) saw a record market share of 4.4% in June with more than 10,700 hitting the roads, a rise of 29.0%.

Further evolution for the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

Further evolution for the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the UK’s best-selling Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle. At its introduction in 2014 it effectively created the ultra-low emission vehicle segment, notching up 10,000 sales in the UK within the first ten months and amassing a total sales figure of 26,600 by the end of 2016.

The BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon

The BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon

In March 2017, a plug-in hybrid variant of the all new BMW 5 Series will complete the 5 Series range.

Audi A6 TDI ultra goes the distance and sets new world record

Audi A6 TDI ultra goes the distance and sets new world record

Audi and the RAC have officially set a new Guinness World Records title by driving to 14 countries on a single tank of fuel.

BNS blazes trail for green cars in Bristol

BNS blazes trail for green cars in Bristol

A leading Bristol property management business which manages in excess of 5,500 residential units across the South of England has taken receipt of two brand new Audi e-trons in a bid to minimise the impact to the environment of their travelling.

Toyota tests technology to make hybrids even more efficient

Toyota tests technology to make hybrids even more efficient

Toyota is testing new technology that could make hybrids and other vehicles with electric powertrains even more efficient.

Toyota to increase Mirai production

Toyota to increase Mirai production

Toyota has announced it is to increase production of its Mirai fuel cell car. The hydrogen-powered saloon was launched in Japan on 15 December last year and will be introduced in the UK and other selected European markets during 2015.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid now on sale

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid now on sale

The Volkswagen Golf GTE is available to order from today, costing £28,035 RRP. And unlike Volkswagen’s other electric vehicles (the e-up! and e-Golf) which are sold through a network of 25 e-Retailers, the GTE will be available through all of the company’s franchised sales outlets.

Audi pops up in Westfield Stratford to showcase Electric Car of the Year

Audi pops up in Westfield Stratford to showcase Electric Car of the Year

Audi opens its first ever 'pop-up' store today (Monday 12 January 2015) at London's Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford.

Kia Soul EV range test: The results

Kia Soul EV range test: The results

Since the Kia Soul EV's UK launch in October 2014, its homologated range of 132 miles has been a positive talking point as it brings a new benchmark to its class. To prove this statement of excellence, Kia Motors UK set up a real-world range test, neutrally conducted by external eco and green car experts, Next Green Car.

Time to charge!

Time to charge!

Sales of electric cars are booming. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show registrations have more than doubled in 2014 compared with last year.

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion

With the S 500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE and the Future Truck 2025, Mercedes-Benz has already made the vision of autonomous driving become reality.

England cricket star Michael Vaughan bowled over by a Vauxhall Ampera

England cricket star Michael Vaughan bowled over by a Vauxhall Ampera

Former England cricket captain, Michael Vaughan OBE, has taken the delivery of a new Vauxhall Ampera extended-range electric vehicle.