Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor have today announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles with additional electrical power, increasing fuel efficiency and range.
Electric vehicles are more popular than ever with May seeing an 18.7 per cent increase in the number of new pure electric vehicles registered, according to the SMMT. For motorists looking for a used electric vehicle, vehicle valuation experts at HPI have selected five of the best electric vehicles to buy under £10,000.
To respond to the challenges of the energy transition and to build an efficient and coherent offering of electric mobility solutions, PSA Group has this month created a Business Unit (BU) dedicated to electric vehicles. PSA says the new BU will have a global scope and will leverage all factors necessary to deliver models that meet customer expectations, in line with the highest service standards. The BU will be responsible for defining and deploying the Group’s electric vehicle strategy and rolling out the related products and services.
New electric vehicle registration data shows that public appetite for plug-in vehicles continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2017.
The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom – the Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience Centre, operated by Chargemaster – opens its doors in the Centre:MK shopping centre on Saturday 22 July
Go Ultra Low, a consortium of car manufacturers, Government and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) set up to promote plug-in vehicles, is highlighting the lower servicing costs of electric cars.
With the number of plug-in cars and vans in the UK now surpassing 25,000, it is clear that companies are increasingly adopting electric vehicles and are also likely to experience an uplift in employees asking to plug in when they reach their place of work.