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Renault ZOE electric wall-box deal stays fully charged

Renault ZOE electric wall-box deal stays fully charged

Renault was the first manufacturer to offer a free domestic charging point with a new fully-electric car, and it looks like it could be the last.

UK power behind revolutionary new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car

UK power behind revolutionary new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car

The first purpose-built, plug-in hybrid sports car from BMW will go on sale this weekend, powered by engines exclusively produced at BMW’s Hams Hall engine manufacturing facility, near Birmingham.

First UK customers prepare for the arrival of Volkswagen XL1

First UK customers prepare for the arrival of Volkswagen XL1

Volkswagen has announced pricing for its record-breaking XL1 model, the world’s most energy efficient production vehicle, which is now available to UK customers at £98,515 (RRP OTR).

Chargemaster installs its 10,000th EV charging point

Chargemaster installs its 10,000th EV charging point

Chargemaster, UK provider of electric vehicle charging points, has installed its 10,000th public and commercial unit, marking a significant milestone in the company’s five year history.

Right Hand Drive Tesla Model S arrives in the UK

Right Hand Drive Tesla Model S arrives in the UK

Tesla CEO Elon Musk delivered five new cars to customers in London on Saturday at an event to welcome the arrival of right hand drive (RHD) Model S in the UK. The occasion marks the beginning of a planned rapid expansion in the country in the coming two years.

Fashion guru Gok Wan goes electric

Fashion guru Gok Wan goes electric

Fashion consultant, author and TV personality Gok Wan is all about electric this season, taking delivery of a cutting-edge Vauxhall Ampera extended-range electric vehicle.

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The super-efficient Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - one of the best-selling hybrid-electrified vehicles in Europe in 2013 - is now also available in Volvo Cars’ R-Design specification.

The all-new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV launches in the UK

The all-new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV launches in the UK

Mitsubishi Motors has announced the arrival of the game changing Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).

Prices revealed for cleaner and greener new high-tech Volkswagen Polo

Prices revealed for cleaner and greener new high-tech Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen has announced pricing for the new Polo, starting from £11,100 RRP ‘on the road’. The new Polo, which is scheduled for first deliveries in July, brings with it a range of new, more efficient engines as well as technology that advances safety, practicality and comfort.

Tesla signs up for Fleet World Fleet Show at Silverstone

Tesla signs up for Fleet World Fleet Show at Silverstone

Electric vehicle manufacturer and fleet market new-comer, Tesla, is the latest car maker to commit to this year’s Fleet World Fleet Show on April 9 when it will be making its stunning new EVs available for test driving around the world-famous racing circuit.

Order-books open for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf

Order-books open for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf

Customers can now place orders for the fully electric Volkswagen e-Golf, which is priced at £25,845 on the road (including £5,000 Government grant or £30,845 RRP).

Volkswagen Golf GTE: The plug-in hybrid with GTI dynamics

Volkswagen Golf GTE: The plug-in hybrid with GTI dynamics

Volkswagen has unveiled the first pictures of the Golf GTE – a new plug-in hybrid version of the multi-award-winning Golf hatchback that combines the benefits of electric mobility with the dynamics of a Golf GTI.

Natural gas-powered Audi A3 g-tron lands in Germany

Natural gas-powered Audi A3 g-tron lands in Germany

An Audi A3 equipped to provide the most environmentally friendly form of long-distance mobility will soon be taking to the roads. The A3 Sportback g-tron can be powered by ultra-clean Audi e-gas produced using green electricity, or by compressed natural gas, both of which are available to drivers in Germany, where advance sales of the car have just begun.

Renault makes electric ZOE even more attractive

Renault makes electric ZOE even more attractive

Renault’s flagship electric vehicle, ZOE, has already made quite a splash since it hit the UK’s streets last June. Now, on the back of the Government’s exciting Go Ultra Low campaign Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer is going to be sparking even more interest in its striking supermini with a series of customer and marketing initiatives.

Nissan introduces revolutionary electric vehicle ownership scheme

Nissan introduces revolutionary electric vehicle ownership scheme

Nissan has listened to its growing LEAF customer base and is introducing a comprehensive customer commitment to dramatically improve the ownership experience of a Nissan LEAF.